GUNMEN early Sunday morning shot dead a Moro Islamic Liberation Front brigade commander in Mlang, Cotabato and wounded one of his men in what police said was a “rido-related” killing or vendetta attack.
Victim Garry Mohammad, a native of Bgy. Patikul in Lamitan City, Basilan suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a local hospital by his companion shortly after the gun attack at Villa Maria Drive in Estrada St., Tetuan, Zamboanga City.
STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija -- Mayor Greg G. Andres has sought the assistance of Interior and Local Government Sec. Eduardo M. Año on the current legal tussle transpiring in the municipality involving him and dismissed Mayor Imee Llado-De Guzman that has caused serious confusion among their constituents and fellow public servants.
A STRING of anti-narcotics operations in Central Visayas over the weekend resulted in the killing of an armed drug suspect, the arrest of 12 others and the seizure of over 2.2 kilograms of shabu worth nearly P15.3 million, Police Regional Office 7 director, Chief Superintendent Debold M. Sinas announced yesterday.
FOLLOWING the discovery of illegal drugs floating in the open sea of Dinagat Island and Surigao del Norte, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will strengthen the monitoring and patrol operation of their maritime unit in the different shorelines nationwide.
Police Regional Office 5 director Chief Superintendent Arnel B. Escobal said 46-year-old Norly Sorian, a resident of Barangay Bagumbayan in Paracale town, discovered the drugs wrapped in plastic and covered with brown duct tape along the shorelines in their area around 7:20 p.m. Saturday.
At least five other soldiers from the Army’s 6th Special Forces were injured during the clash with a band of heavily-armed Abu Sayyaf extremists led by one Monde Sawadjaan, described as a nephew of Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan who is being hunted for his involvement in the infamous bombing of the Jolo Cathedral last January 27 which killed 23 people and injured nearly 100 others.
LOPEZ, Quezon -- Two personnel of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and a retired policeman died while seven others were hurt after the vehicle they were riding was smashed by a passenger bus at Bgy. Pansol here late Friday night.