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Bato to NBP drug lords: I’m the boss

On his first day as Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief, Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa talked tough, telling New Bilibid Prison (NBP) that he was the boss. "I'm the tough guy here, not you. My rules, not yours, will be followed here," he said on Monday during his "man-to-man" talk with convicted drug lords detained at Building 14 of the maximum security compound. You can't threaten me "Don't think that just because you are rich, you have the money, that you can threaten me. Never in your wildest imagination will that happen," Dela Rosa added. Earlier, Dela Rosa, who traded the navy blue Philippine National Police uniform for BuCor's dark brown, presided over the flag-raising ce...Keep on reading: Bato to NBP drug lords: I’m the boss.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 7th, 2018

Bato dela Rosa eyes segregating Chinese, Filipino drug lords in Bilibid

To cut the supply of and demand for illegal drugs like shabu or crystal meth in the country, Chinese and Filipino drug lords incarcerated in the New Bilibid Prison need to be segregated, Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Bato eyes Prison ‘segregation’ to isolate Chinese drug lords

It's just like separating two rival gangs in a deadly prison riot.   For newly appointed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, segregating convicted Chinese drug lords from their Filipino cohorts inside New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City may just do the trick to finally rid the state penitentiary of illegal drugs.   Dela Rosa, the former Philippine National Police chief who on Friday took his oath of office as BuCor head before Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, said budgetary requirements would also be a key to complying with President Duterte's directive to stop the narcotics trade in the NBP.   "The Chinese drug lor...Keep on reading: Bato eyes Prison ‘segregation’ to isolate Chinese drug lords.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Bato meets with more alleged drug lords

Bato meets with more alleged drug lords.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Corrections head Bato dela Rosa tells guards: Be ready to kill

Prison guards should be prepared to shoot drug lords and other convicts, Bureau of Corrections director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said as he officially assumed office yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

BuCor Chief Bato faces alleged drug lords

BuCor Chief Bato faces alleged drug lords.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

‘Bilibid is your cathedral no more,’ Bato tells convicted drug lords

    With his appointment as the new head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) made officialon Thursday, former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa vowed to take back the New Bilibid Prison from the control of convicted drug lords.   Dela Rosa, who retired on April 19 from the police service, said in a text message to the Inquireron Thursday, "To the convicted drug lords: Bilibid is your cathedral no more."   He explained in a succeeding text message that he was referring to the Colombian prison facility under the control of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar which was referred to as the "Cathedral."   In his last pres...Keep on reading: ‘Bilibid is your cathedral no more,’ Bato tells convicted drug lords.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Bato mulls strategy in dealing with imprisoned drug lords

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa vowed to adopt stronger measures in dealing with illega.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

Bato to drug lords : I ll make your lives miserable

Bato to drug lords : I ll make your lives miserable.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

Incoming BuCor Chief Bato warns Bilibid drug lords

Incoming BuCor Chief Bato warns Bilibid drug lords.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Bato: Drug lords could have paid Sayyaf

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines – The bombing of the night market in Davao City last Friday that killed 15 people could be a case of narco-terrorism perpe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2016

Bato to addicts: Kill drug lords, burn their houses

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa prodded drug addicts “to kill drug lords and burn their houses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2016

Drug war moves to big traffickers

Shabu lab owner shot dead in Valenzuela More drug lords will die, Bato vows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

‘Wiretapping’ drug , other crime lords to boost govt’s anti-drug, crime crackdown

WIRETAPPING suspected drug lords and manufacturers in the country as well as convicted big-time criminals now serving time at the national penitentiary with the court permission would greatly help the Philippine National Police and other law enforcement agencies thwart and solve major criminal activities in the country, officials told the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came

CEBU CITY --- Bladen Skyler Abatayo had wanted to become a priest when he grew up.   But the 4-year-old boy's dreams perished when he was hit by a stray bullet inside his room around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10.   The bullet that pierced his heart came from a gun used during a police antidrug operation near the boy's house at Sitio Bato in Barangay Ermita.   Skyler, who was enrolled in nursery at a university in this city's downtown area, had just finished his homework and was practicing to write his name when the bullet snuffed out his life.   "I had asked him to practice writing down his name. Yesterday was the first time he had written do...Keep on reading: Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Bulalacao orders intensified drive against top drug lords in W. Visayas

FORMER Philippine National Police spokesman-turned-Police Regional Office 6 director Chief Superintendent John C. Bulalacao has ordered an intensified campaign against illegal drug trafficking in Western Visayas, particularly “high-value” targets specifically those in President Rodrigo Duterte’s “narco-list.” A number of Western Visayas personalities are known to be included in the President’s… Source link link: Bulalacao orders intensified drive against top drug lords in W. Visayas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

PDEA arrests brothers in Leyte buy-bust

TACLOBAN CITY -- A member of a local youth council and his brother were arrested in a buy-bust operation over the weekend. Authorities identified the suspects as Aaron David Balane, 23, a Sangguniang Kabataaan (SK) kagawad of Barangay Iniguihan, Bato town in Leyte; and Angelo Balane, 27. They were collared around 9:30 p.m. Saturday by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in Barangay Kalanggaman also in Bato town. "The arrest of Balane only confirms that even barangay officials are engaging in illegal drug trade. In this case, it is unfortunate that an SK leader was arrested for illegal drug activity," said PDEA regional information officer Rogelette Urgel in a phone...Keep on reading: PDEA arrests brothers in Leyte buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Guam senators ditch invitation for Bato over Duterte admin s drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte and then Philippine National Police Chief Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Several Guam senators have backed out of a meeting with former Philippine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Basilan barangay captain caught keeping illegal drugs, firearms

BASILAN, Philippines – The re-elected barangay captain of Barangay Bato in Lamitan City, Basilan has been arrested in an early morning drug raid by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Saturday, June 30. Village chief Adzhar "Omboc" Macrohon was caught allegedly keeping 6 sachets of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Liberal Party opposes drug testing for children

Go after the drug lords to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the country and not pester the children, particularly those 10 years old or those in grade 4, by subjecting them to expensive, mandatory drug tests. Liberal Party opposes drug testing for children Go after the drug lords to stop the flow of… link: Liberal Party opposes drug testing for children.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Manila police kill most wanted drug lords

MANILA: The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday appeared to have scored 'big hits' in the war on illegal drugs by announcing the killing of one of the country's most wanted &#.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018