Go files twin bills vs sex abuse of kids in PH

July 10, 2020
SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed a measure to amend Republic Act No. 7610 or the “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act” which will enhance the country’s protective measures against child sexual abuse.

2 Ilocos Sur cops charged with rape

CRIMINAL charges for two counts of rape on Thursday were filed against two Ilocos Sur policemen whom Philippine National Police chief, General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa ordered dismissed from the police force after they were accused of killing a 15-year old girl whom they allegedly sexually abused in Cabugao municipality, the Journal Group was told yesterday.

HVT collared in Iligan City

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday arrested a known ‘high-value target’ in Northern Mindanao after he sold around P170,000 worth of shabu to an undercover officer in Iligan City, PDEA chair, Director General Wilkins M. Villanueva said.

Life or death for ABS-CBN

On the voting procedure, while the hearings were jointly conducted by the two House panels, the rules agreed upon is that only the 46 members of the Legislative Franchise Committee, as well as the 44 House officials who are considered ex officio members, will be allowed to vote.