Two suspects in killing of village chief in Asturias, Cebu nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cases were filed against the two suspects in the killing of Kaluangan barangay captain Jionri Aligato in Asturias town after they were caught in a hot pursuit operation last September 25, 2021. Police…

Compostela police on Asturias village chief’s killing: Statements of 3 witnesses, POI vital to probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Compostela police are hoping that the investigation in the killing of Kaluangan barangay captain of Asturias town western Cebu will be moving and the killer eventually will be identified and arrested. Police Lieutenant…

Compostela police identify ‘person of interest’ in ambush of Asturias brgy captain

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police investigators in Compostela town already identified a “person of interest” in the ambush of Kaluangan, Asturias barangay captain Junrey Aligato. But Police Lieutenant Samuel Negro, chief of Compostela Police Station, begged off…

Work, personal grudge eyed in killing of Asturias brgy captain — cop

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 09/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines —Police are focusing on work and personal grudge as the possible motives behind the killing of an Asturias barangay captain in Compostela town in northern Cebu on Sept. 16, 2021. Police Staff Sergeant Daryl…

Fernandez names possible killers in FB post, police form SITG

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police will be forming a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to focus on the killing of Cebuano lawyer Rex Jesus Fernandez including interrogating at least four individuals that the victim…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill cop in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the motive in the killing of a policeman by motorcycle-riding gunmen on Jan. 25 in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City is work-related or is due to a personal grudge. Police…

Work-related angle checked as probe on lawyer’s attack starts

Alven Marie B. Timtim 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police have launched an investigation following an ambush on Monday, September 2, outside the Qimonda IT Center that wounded a veteran lawyer.  Police Staff Sergeant Mark Daclan, Mabolo Police Station investigator, said they…

Engineer’s murder seen as work-related

Norman V. Mendoza 01/26/2018

Person of interest worked with victim in construction business Mandaue City police said they have a “person of interest” based on their investigation in relation to the murder of Engr. Roel Perales, and the motive may be…

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