AT LEAST 33 women believed to be victims of a human trafficking syndicate in Boracay Island were rescued by the local police and the Aklan Port-Based Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force during an operation in Malay town, Police Regional Office 6 director Brigadier General John C. Bulalacao said yesterday.
TWO separate anti-narcotics operations conducted by agents of the Police Regional Office 5 in Bicol region on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday resulted in the arrest of two Nigerian nationals and the seizure of an estimated P18 million worth of shabu, PRO5 director Brigadier General Arnel B. Escobal said.
SAN JOSE City -- Two female siblings were killed while another woman was injured after a man barged inside their house and stabbed them repeatedly in an alleged fit of rage early Wednesday morning here.
TINGOG Party-list led by its first nominee Leyte Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez was all praises for the Eastern Visayas Collegiate Athletic Association (EVCAA) for the successful conclusion of its first intercollegiate basketball tournament in Eastern Visayas.
ANOTHER cocaine brick valued at over P5.7 million found floating by a fishermen near the Basco, Batanes lighthouse on Tuesday was turned over to the local police by the finder, Police Regional Office 2 director, Brigadier General Jose Mario M. Espino said yesterday.
A TOTAL of 5,724 policemen backed up by over 7,400 “force multipliers” from different local government units and volunteer groups were mobilized to secure Holy Week and the rest of summer in the entire Bicol region, Police Regional Office 5 director Brig. Gen. Arnel Escobal said yesterday.