2 slain by bike-riding gunmen

MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle-riding men shot dead a municipal agricultural officer and a woman in North Cotabato and Albay, respectively, on Tuesday. Source link link: 2 slain by bike-riding gunmen.....»»

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2 slain by bike-riding gunmen

MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle-riding men shot dead a municipal agricultural officer and a woman in North Cotabato and Albay, respectively, on Tuesday. Source link link: 2 slain by bike-riding gunmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

2 slain Chinese linked to drugs — PNP

TWO Chinese nationals shot dead by still unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Manila last Saturday noon were found to be suspects in big-time illegal drug trafficking and manufacturing in the country, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said yesterday. “We’re looking into reports that the two are big-time….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Mom laments ‘elusive’ justice for slain husband, adopted son

  Arsenia Remedillo's husband, Francisco, never smoked, drank or gambled.   But on June 17, 2017, the eve of Father's Day, a masked man barged into the Remedillos' house in Quezon City and shot the 68-year-old Francisco, hitting him near the nape. Francisco was killed outright.   The assailant then went after the Remedillos' 36-year-old adopted son, Marlon dela Cruz, and shot him several times.   The deaths of Francisco and Marlon came toward the end of the first year of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.   In just two years, thousands have been killed in police operations and in attacks by motorcycle-riding gunmen. Mo...Keep on reading: Mom laments ‘elusive’ justice for slain husband, adopted son.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Cops look into politics, business dealings of slain Ecija mayor

  Police investigators are looking into politics and the business dealings of the slain municipal mayor of General Tinio in Nueva Ecija province after ruling out his involvement in illegal drugs.   Mayor Ferdinand Bote, 57, was killed by two gunmen riding on a motorcycle on Tuesday afternoon as he left the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) compound on board his sport utility vehicle in Cabanatuan City.   Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, Central Luzon police director, on Wednesday said the investigators had not "encountered" any information linking Bote to illegal drugs.   They are focusing instead on "the quarry issues in General Tinio and pa...Keep on reading: Cops look into politics, business dealings of slain Ecija mayor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Bike-riding gunmen kill Philippine mayor in second murder in two days

MANILA — Motorcycle-borne gunmen on Tuesday assassinated a mayor in a town north of the Philippine capital, the second such killing of an official in two days, police said. Ferdinand Bote, 57, became the 12th elected local official murdered since President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a deadly anti-narcotics campaign after coming to power two years ago, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Mayor Bote ambushed, Gilas update, PH inflation | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Mayor Ferdinand Bote of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija, was killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen on Tuesday afternoon, July 3. The Australian basketball team involved in a brawl with Filipino team Gilas Pilipinas leaves the country Tuesday afternoon.  Daughter of slain Tanauan mayor Antonio Halili ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Maguindanao town employee slain by motorbike-riding gunmen

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 7 June) – An employee of the Datu Montawal municipal government in Maguindanao was shot dead by still unidentified assailant 10 a.m. Wednesday, police reports said. Insp. Rasul Pandulo, chief of the Datu Montawal Police, identified the victim as Tato Macabatal Budi, an employee of the Datu Montawal LGU whose task was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Aguirre’s closest political ally gunned down in Quezon

MULANAY, Quezon -- A barangay captain was shot dead by still unidentified riding-in- tandem gunmen in Bgy. Cambuga, here, on Saturday night. Town police commander Chief Insp. Bonna Obmerga identified the slain village chief as Domingo Ruedas. Obmerga said Ruedas was standing in front of his variety store at said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Ecija farmer shot dead by car-riding gunmen

RIZAL, Nueva Ecija -- Unidentified sedan-riding men shot dead a 49-year-old farmer driving a tricycle here last Thursday morning. Chief Insp. Manuel T. Catacutan, town police chief, identified the slain victim as Ronald Mendez, alias Dalmas, of Purok 4, Bgy. Paco Roman, this town. The ambush occurred along an irrigation….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Slain priest a ‘victim and a martyr’

The retired priest who was shot dead in Nueva Ecija last Dec. 4 might have been killed because his gunmen thought he was still with the farmer activist he had earlier helped out of jail. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines president and Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles aired the view as he called on the authorities to step up the probe of the killing of retired priest Marcelito "Tito" Paez. "No, Fr. Tito wasn't just a victim. He should be counted among our martyrs. Victims have no choice with their fate, martyrs do," Valles said. Paez, 72, was slain by motorcycle-riding assailants as he was driving in Jaen town on Dec. 4. Valles noted that the gunmen might had been ...Keep on reading: Slain priest a ‘victim and a martyr’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Caloocan couple slain; hubby works for solon

  A couple were shot dead on Friday morning in the latest attack involving motorcycle-riding gunmen in Caloocan City.   The slain husband was a personal aide of Caloocan Rep. Dale Malapitan, who called on the police to immediately solve the killings.   Around 7 a.m., Justine and Margarita Bangay, residents of Phase 7, Barangay Bagong Silang, were walking home from the local market when they were both shot in the head as they passed Tala Cemetery, police said.   The shooter was one of two men who were on a Sym motorbike with license plate number 6775 PQ.   Witnesses recalled hearing Margarita telling the gunman "Kilala kita! (I know you)...Keep on reading: Caloocan couple slain; hubby works for solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Bike-riding gunmen kill 2 in Quezon

MANILA, Philippines — Two persons were killed in a gun attack by motorcycle-riding men in Quezon on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Couple slain by motorbike-riding gunmen in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 June) – A couple was found dead along the highway here early morning Thursday, a police official said. Supt. Leo Ajero, city police director, identified the victims as Danilo Solis, 46, of Barangay Del Carmen, President Roxas, North Cotabato; and Jennylyn Bascon, 42, of Barangay Mua-an, this city. Both sustained gunshot [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

Policeman in anti-drug war slain in Sultan Kudarat

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Gunmen riding a motorcycle killed a police officer who was leading an anti-drug unit in a daring attack in Tacurong City in the southern Philippine province of Sultan Kudarat, police said. The added that 46-year old Senior Inspector Orland.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 14th, 2016

Malabon Mayor Antolin Oreta III s political officer slain

A barangay kagawad and political officer of Malabon Mayor Antolin Oreta III was gunned down by still unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants yesterday, the latest attack in this city in the runup to the local elections......»»

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Retired soldier gunned down in Pagadian City

PAGADIAN CITY --- A newly-retired member of the Philippine Army was shot to death by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen at Purok Bethlehem, Barangay Banale, Pagadian City Monday afternoon. Supt. Alvin Saguban, chief of the Pagadian City Police Station, identified the retired soldier as Mario Fernando Piga, 55 years old and resident of the said barangay and currently an ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) instructor of Josefina H. Cerilles State College, this city. Saguban said Piga was washing plates outside his house a few meters from the main gate when two unidentified gunmen arrived from behind and shot him using short firearms. Piga had several gunshot wounds and was ...Keep on reading: Retired soldier gunned down in Pagadian City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

5 soldiers slain in Jolo ambush

Five soldiers were killed while 23 others were injured in a major ambush staged by members of notorious Abu Sayyaf group in the strife-torn southern island of Jolo over the weekend. Reports reaching Camp Aguinaldo indicatedthe soldiers were searching for hostages taken by the Abu Sayyaf bandits when the gunmen waylaid them. Regional military spokesman […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Riding-in-tandem gunmen kill Bacolod rights lawyer

A human rights lawyer who responded to the massacre of Sagay farmers was shot dead in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental on Monday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

IBP urges gov’t to quickly solve killing of rights lawyer

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) called on the government on Tuesday to immediately solve the killing of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos. Ramos was killed Tuesday evening after being shot by a gunmen riding in tandem on a motorcycle. READ:Human rights lawyer shot dead in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental He was handling the case of the so-called Mabinay 6 -- six young activitists arrested in Negros Oriental last April for allegedly being communist rebels. He was also part of the team that provided assistance to peasants in Sagay in Negros Occidental, where nine sugar farmers were shot dead last October. "We decry this latest incident in a quick succession of viol...Keep on reading: IBP urges gov’t to quickly solve killing of rights lawyer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Kagawad shot dead in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ – A barangay kagawad was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen at Sitio Proper, Brgy Bago here, evening of Oct 25. Winnie Salazar, 53, of Barangay Agdahon Cuartero, Capiz, succumbed to fatal gunshot wound at a hospital here. Senior Insp. Erica Apelyido, deputy chief of Roxas City PNP, said Salazar was riding his […] The post Kagawad shot dead in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018