Month: June 2015

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Police Arrest Soldier, Two Others in Leyte for Gunrunning

Police operatives arrested three suspects for gunrunning over the weekend in separate sting operations in Jaro and Palo, Leyte. Arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group were Private First Class Dennis Cardenas of the Army’s Army 19th Infantry Battalion, and civilians Roel L. Fumar and Lenelito G. Liporada. Supt. Bowenn Joey Masauding, chief of...

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Military Foils NPA Plan to Sabotage Agusan Sur Road Project

  The military has thwarted the New People’s Army’s plan to sabotage a road construction project in Veruela, Agusan del Sur Saturday, reports from the AFP Eastern Mindanao Command said. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Joselito Kakilala said the military has received information that the NPA was planning to sabotage the farm-to-market...

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Top NPA Leader ‘Kumander Parago’ Killed in Davao City Encounter

A top-ranking leader of the New People’s Army was killed in an encounter in Davao City Sunday afternoon, the military said. SecurityMatters sources reported that Leoncio Pitao alias Kumander Parago, commander of Pulang Bagani Command (Red Fighters Command) in Southern Mindanao, was killed in an encounter with army troopers at 2:30 p.m. today in the...

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Notorious Gun-for-Hire Gang Leader Killed, Two Arrested in CIDG Raid

PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) operatives have neutralized notorious gun-for-hire group Hinirang Gang following the death its leader and the arrest of two of its members during a raid in Rodriguez, Rizal on Wednesday. CIDG Director Benjamin Magalong identified the slain gang leader as Richard Celedron and the two arrested gang members as...

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EU: Air Ban on Philippine Carriers Lifted

All airlines from the Philippines may now fly into Europe as the European Union has taken seven Philippine carriers off its aviation safety blacklist. William Hotchkiss III, director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced the lifting of the ban at a news conference Thursday. “This is truly breaking news since...

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Antique Jail Inspection Yields Drug Paraphernalia; Guards Linked to Drug Trade

A surprise inspection by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 6 at the Antique Rehabilitation Center in San Jose yielded several drug paraphernalia, various contrabands, and ammunition, reports said. This after Governor Rhodora Cadiao sought the help of the agency following reports of alleged involvement of jail guards and inmates in the illegal drug...

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Three Dead in Calamba City Ambush

Three people were killed in an ambush in Calamba City, Laguna on Wednesday evening, the provincial police reported. According to Senior Superintendent Florendo Saligao, Laguna Provincial Police director, the victims were identified as businessman Rolly Fajardo; his driver, Thomas Andaya, both of Barangay Bunggo, Calamba City; and Marciliano Batan Jr., Fajardo’s bodyguard and a resident...

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Wanted Abu Sayyaf Bandit Falls in Zamboanga City

Joint military and police operatives arrested Tuesday a notorious member of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf in Zamboanga City. Inspector Dahlan T. Samuddin, spokesman of the Police Regional Office for Zamboanga Peninsula said Abdulla Indanan alias Alkobar was nabbed by law enforcers at around 1:40 a.m. in Barangay Paniongan, Lantawan town. Indanan, who is said...

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From Nightcap to Nightmare

What might appear as a simple invitation by someone can possibly turn into a nightmare. Just like what happened recently to a college student in Dagupan City in Pangasinan. According to police reports, the victim recounted that she was invited by the suspect, identified as Warren Castro Que, a businessman, for a nightcap in the...

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Six Jail Guards Face Raps Over Pangasinan Jailbreak

Six guards of the Pangasinan Provincial Jail are facing administrative charges for the escape of two inmates. The jail guards charged for gross neglect of duty were identified as Julio Tamondong, Joy Mondero, Danilo Colis, Wynsel Sison, Huebner Velasco, and Jimmy Nabung. The six are facing raps for the escape of jailbirds Ronnie Zarate and...