Bato’s refusal to release police info on drug war, a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability

PNP Chief Ronaldo ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa’s refusal to release information on police operations regarding the drug war campaign is a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability, says Karapatan......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsFeb 13th, 2018

2 drug suspects killed, 11 nabbed in Cavite, Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY - Two suspected drug pushers were killed, while 11 others were arrested in Cavite and Laguna provinces early morningTuesday, police said. A report from the Cavite police office identified the slain men as alias "Lorick" and alias "Romiel." According to the report, the incident happened around3 a.m., when the police conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Niog 3 in Bacoor City. After the transaction, the suspects rode their motorcycle in an attempt to escape as they must have realized they were dealing with law enforcers, he said. The police chased them towards Bacoor Boulevard where the suspects alighted and ran away while shooting at the policemen, the police claime...Keep on reading: 2 drug suspects killed, 11 nabbed in Cavite, Laguna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Bulacan detainee killed in botched escape try

    CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan - A detainee, who was recently nabbed at a drug bust, was killed on Wednesday during an alleged escape attempt on his way to court in the City of San Jose del Monte.     Raymond Omegan, 18, took off his handcuffs and hopped off a police vehicle when his police escorts stopped briefly at a barangay hall to attend to a chore, said Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr., Bulacan police director.     One of the policemen gave chase, but Omegan managed to grab his service pistol when they grappled. The detainee aimed at the policeman but the weapon did not fire, so Omegan fled.     When the pol...Keep on reading: Bulacan detainee killed in botched escape try.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

PNP human rights compliant? Release data, says CHR

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairman Chito Gascon yesterday urged the Philippine National Police to release records proving that PNP anti-drug operations are compliant with human rights standards......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Duterte fires Bacolod police chief over alleged drug links

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte tagged a politician and 5 police officers here for alleged involvement in the illegal drug trade. Duterte fired Bacolod City's chief of police, Francis Ebreo, over these alleged drug links, according to a Malacañang press release Sunday, January 13......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

‘Hitman’ tagged in 27 killings slain in Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY - A man, who allegedly acted as the hitman for drug syndicates and local politicians, was killed in a police shootout in Bay, Laguna on Wednesday morning. Senior Supt. Eleazar Matta, Laguna police chief, identified the suspect as Ruel de Chavez, a native of Sariaya, Quezon but later moved in to hide in Barangay Paciano, Bay. Police had been hunting down de Chavez since 2017 in Batangas province, but he was able to escape a prior operation. On Wednesday, intelligence officers and members of the Bay police carried out a buy-bust operation against the suspect in Barangay Masaya around 8 a.m. Matta said the suspect handed out a sachet of suspected shabu (crystal me...Keep on reading: ‘Hitman’ tagged in 27 killings slain in Laguna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019


Two suspected drug pushers were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong City on Friday evening. PSSupt. Moises Villaceran, Mandaluyong police chief, identified the suspects as Aristeo Miranda, 36; and Alejandro Albay Jr., 42; both residents of Barangay Hagdang Bato, Mandaluyong City......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

Drug haul in Cebu City on Christmas Day: P42M

CEBU CITY - Christmas Day drug busts netted for the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) a total of P42.1 million worth of shabu (crystal meth). Three drug personalities were likewise arrested in separate operations. The biggest haul of P40.8 million worth of shabu in several large packs came from Reji Abesia, 24, following a buy-bust operation inside his rented house in Sitio Cogon, Barangay Pardo. Chief Inspector Henrix Bancoleta, chief of San Nicolas Police, who led the operation, said Abesia was actually a resident of Concepcion St., Barangay Pasil, Cebu City. Abesia rented a house in Barangay Basak Pardo to escape detection since he was not known in the area, Bancoleta sai...Keep on reading: Drug haul in Cebu City on Christmas Day: P42M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Faeldon: I’ll kill that idiot if raps prove true

Police still have to release the results of the drug test on Nicanor Faeldon Jr., who was arrested with five others in police raids conducted around 5 a.m. Friday in the villages of Mabolo, Concepcion Pequea and San Felipe in Naga City, Camarines Sur.   Faeldon Jr., 31, the eldest son of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Chief Nicanor Faeldon, was detained at the Naga City police headquarters pending the results of the drug test taken immediately after his arrest, said Christian Frivaldo, acting regional director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).   The younger Faeldon was in the house of girlfriend Sandra Mae Lanuzo in Mabolo when police, armed with ...Keep on reading: Faeldon: I’ll kill that idiot if raps prove true.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Bato Inspires Cebu Town to Join War Vs. Drugs

Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has urged over a thousand local government officials, barangay officials, Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) members, and teachers in Tuburan, Cebu to support the Duterte administration’s war against drugs. “We are facing a faceless enemy with unlimited resources,” dela Rosa said during the whole-day Anti-Drug and Peace […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin

There is no need for President Rodrigo Duterte to release a yearly medical bulletin, Malacaang said Monday, following the call of eight senatorial aspirants for the President to release medical bulletins about his health. "The question was whether or not the President should issue a medical bulletin in case of serious illness; the President agrees with that. That is why he informed us of what happened to the medical examinations. I don't think there's a question on that," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Eight senatorial aspirants, which include the President's allies former Philippine National Police Chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa and former Pres...Keep on reading: Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Bato dela Rosa wants tougher laws on illegal drugs | Inquirer News

Senatorial candidate Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, a former chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), wants stricter laws on drug offenses, but two opposition bets oppose the way the adminis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Bato dela Rosa wants tougher laws on illegal drugs

Senatorial candidate Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, a former chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), wants stricter laws on drug offenses, but two opposition bets oppose the way the administration's war on drugs are being implemented. During a forum staged by CNN Philippines on Sunday, Dela Rosa, and opposition senatorial candidates Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano and human rights lawyer Chel Diokno were asked on how they would solve the country's drug problem. Dela Rosa reiterated his aim of getting the death penalty reimposed on on drug traffickers. "From my experience as director general nung the Bureau of Corrections, kausap ko yung mga Chinese, Taiwanese, Hongkong ...Keep on reading: Bato dela Rosa wants tougher laws on illegal drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

P36M shabu seized in Cebu City

CEBU CITY - The Cebu City police scored a major win against illegal drugs with the seizure of about P36.4 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) past 10 p. m. on Friday in Urgelio Street, Sitio Tanbis, Barangay Sambag 2. The drug enforcement unit of the Guadalupe Police Precinct led by Senior Inspector Dexter Basirgo conducted the operation that also led to the arrest of an alleged big-time drug dealer and his three cohorts. Basirgo said it took two weeks of careful planning and one failed attempt of getting the target before they finally caught Michael Carabaa, alias "Jordan," 28, of Barangay Fairvew Homes, Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City. Carabaa, classified as a high value tar...Keep on reading: P36M shabu seized in Cebu City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Laguna cops seize P600K worth of ‘shabu’ from slain ‘pusher’ 

      SAN PEDRO CITY--An alleged illegal drug pusher was killed in a police operation in Calauan town in Laguna province early on Thursday. The slain suspect was identified only an alias "Marlon bakla" in a report from the Laguna police office. Meanwhile, a still unidentified male companion of the suspect managed to escape on board a motorcycle during the gunfight. The police claimed the suspects opened fire, prompting the authorities to shoot back and kill the suspect in a buy-bust operation around 4 a.m. in Barangay (village) Dayap. The police recovered about 150 grams of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) worth around P600,000. /jpv...Keep on reading: Laguna cops seize P600K worth of ‘shabu’ from slain ‘pusher’ .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Duterte promotes co-author of PNP’s ‘Oplan Tokhang’

      President Rodrigo Duterte has promoted a police official who is touted by many as one of the brains behind the government's controversial anti-illegal drug campaign "Oplan Tokhang." According to his appointment paper released by Malacaang, Police Director Camilo Cascolan, who was among the officers who drafted the Philippine National Police's (PNP) anti-illegal drugs campaign plan, was promoted to deputy director general last October 31. Cascolan is currently the chief of the PNP Civil Security Group. He belongs to the Philippine Military Academy Sinagtala Class of 1986, which also counts former and current PNP chiefs Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa and...Keep on reading: Duterte promotes co-author of PNP’s ‘Oplan Tokhang’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Suspect shot during ‘scuffle’

A suspected drug user sustained a gunshot wound after allegedly snatching the service firearm of one of the policemen who arrested him in Quezon City over the weekend. The police identified the wounded suspect as Reggie Punzalan from Barangay Gulod in Novaliches. He allegedly tried to escape from the lawmen who accosted him and his […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

[ANALYSIS] Police deviance is mutating

  Another uproar hits the Philippine National Police. This time, a police officer raped a 15-year-old girl in exchange for the promise to release her parents whom the police officer apprehended for a drug violation. The police officer had admitted to the rape, and medico legal reports ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Accused of raping daughter of drug suspects, policeman replies ‘its nothing new’

The policeman who had allegedly raped an minor in exchange for the release of her parents who were apprehended for being drug pushers had responded to the police chief by saying what he did was “nothing new” in the police force. PO1 Edgardo Valencia’s response, aired on live television, was criticized on social media with […] The post Accused of raping daughter of drug suspects, policeman replies ‘its nothing new’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Vietnam police bust massive meth haul

HANOI, Vietnam --- Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated $3 million after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities said Tuesday, the latest major bust in a country where synthetic drug use is on the rise. Two men managed to escape the scene but one of them who was arrested later, a Laotian, said he was promised $10,000 to deliver the drugs to Danang city, a tourist hub on Vietnam's central coast. Police are still searching for the second suspect who is a Vietnamese national, an officer told AFP Tuesday. "We found 12 green bags containing small packets of a white substance weighing a total of 309 kilograms (680 pounds)," the of...Keep on reading: Vietnam police bust massive meth haul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Manila court hits cops in freeing drug convict

MANILA: In what is considered a ‘landmark’ decision, a superior court berated the police for violating procedures in the gathering of evidence as it ordered the release of a convict who w Source link link: Manila court hits cops in freeing drug convict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018