Cebu mayor gets security detail, denies faking ambush

Police have provided security to Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan town in Cebu following an ambush that wounded his two drivers and a house helper......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 14th, 2018

‘Drug-dealing’ sharpshooter cop slain

Dumpit served as Mayor Osmeña’s security before getting involved in the killing of a 17-year-old robbery suspect. A bemedalled police officer and multi-awarded sharpshooter allegedly engaged in selling drugs was killed yesterday by law enforcement agents during a buy-bust operation. Killed was Senior Police Officer 1 Adonis Dumpit, a former bodyguard of Cebu City Mayor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Cop, 3 others killed in Mindanao ambush

MANILA: A policeman and three other security escorts of a mayor were slain in an ambush by heavily-armed men in Lanao del Norte province in restive Mindanao, the military confirmed on Monday.Lieute.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Duterte: Loot’s house flooded with drugs

Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan, Cebu has a room in his house filled with illegal drugs, President Duterte said yesterday, a week after Loot survived an ambush......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Lanao del Norte mayor survives ambush; 4 security escorts killed

PANTAO RAGAT, Lanao del Norte -- Four persons were killed when unidentified armed men ambushed the vehicle of Mayor Lacson Lantudon Sundaymorning. Lt. Col. Bernie Taquiban, the commander of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, said that based on the initial report he received, the attempt on the mayor's life occurred in Barangay Cabagadan here, near Poona Piagapo town past10 a.m. While Lantud was unscathed, four of his security escorts were killed. Taquiban said the details of the ambush were still sketchy, but soldiers had been deployed to the area. /ee  ...Keep on reading: Lanao del Norte mayor survives ambush; 4 security escorts killed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Cebu mayor in narco list survives ambush

Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot and members of his family survived an ambush by still unidentified men in his hometown’s Maya Roro Port in Cebu province yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

‘Narco-mayor’ survives ambush in Cebu; 4 hurt

MAYOR Vicente Loot, previously named by President Duterte in the “narco list,” and his family survived the ambush by two unidentified assailants who sprayed bullets on them while on board a pump boat at the New Maya Port in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu on Sunday morning. Their two drivers – Arnel Rosario, 47, and Ruben… link: ‘Narco-mayor’ survives ambush in Cebu; 4 hurt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Cebu town mayor survives ambush

Cebu town mayor survives ambush.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Mayor in narco-list survives ambush

A PHILIPPINE mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking survived an ambush on Sunday, police said, four months after President Rodrigo R. Duterte publicly threatened to kill him. Retired police chief superintendent Vicente A. Loot, mayor of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu, had been repeatedly named by Mr. Duterte as one of the so-called “narco-generals” protecting […] The post Mayor in narco-list survives ambush appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Cebu town mayor survives ambush

Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente “Vic” Loot on Sunday survived an ambush in Maya Port, northern Cebu, according to The Freeman......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Cebu town mayor Vicente Loot survives ambush

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan, Cebu, survived an ambush by around 5 Tagalog-speaking armed men on Sunday morning, May 13, police said. Loot was with his family when the ambush happened, according to an initial report by the Philippine National Police (PNP). The ambush ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

KTV security guard in Cebu City dies in suspected ambush of Peter Lim brother

An initial flash report from Cebu City Saturday reported the death on-the-spot of a security guard outside New Cebu Infinity KTV and Music Lounge along Archbishop Reyes Avenue Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. According to the report by The Freeman, the security guard, identified as Wilson Bucay, was killed while three others were wounded “in a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Cayetano meets Wang, BDO on Osmeña, Zuckerberg on Cambridge Analytica | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Philippines and China say the two countries will cautiously proceed with discussions on joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea.  BDO Unibank Incorporated denies allegations by Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña that it bribed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre.  Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Probe Continues into Murder of Ronda Vice Mayor

CEBU CITY – The Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) that is investigating the ambush of lawyer Jonnah John Ungab, who is also Ronda town vice mayor, said it is halfway toward resolving the death of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Kerwin Espinosa’s lawyer killed in Cebu

CEBU CITY: The 44-year-old lawyer of self-confessed drug trader Kerwin Espinosa was killed in an ambush in the North Reclamation Area, shortly after attending a court hearing at the Cebu City Hall before noon on Monday. Jonnah John Ungab, vice mayor of Ronda town in south Cebu, succumbed to two gunshot wounds on his head [...] The post Kerwin Espinosa’s lawyer killed in Cebu appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Bise mayor na abogado ni Kerwin Espinosa, patay sa ambush!

PATAY ANG Vice Mayor Jonah John Ungab ng bayan ng Ronda sa lalawigan ng Cebu matapos itong tambangan kaninang tanghali ng mga armadong lalaki habang bumabaybay kasama ang asawa sakay ng kanilang kotse sa Cebu […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Security preparations for 2018 Sinulog 85% ready

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena (center) with Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak discussing the security preparations for Sinulog 2018 during a presscon held Jan. 8 at the Cebu City Hall. (Ver Verzonilla/P.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Tapaz mayor denies arming civilian police

TAPAZ, Capiz – Mayor Roberto “Nonong” Palomar of this town denied that members of the Tapaz Security Forces (TSF) are carrying guns while patrolling the town. Palomar said TSF members only carry handheld radios and “batuta” or nightstick, contrary to the allegations of some residents. He said security guards from a security agency are the […] The post Tapaz mayor denies arming civilian police appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 20th, 2017

Iloilo mayor denies using private army

MAYOR Rene Cordero of Estancia, Iloilo denied using the group of alleged crime ring leader Arturo “Master Pedic” Balume Sr. as a private army. Cordero said Balume did work for him but as a security guard of the town’s fishing port. The Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 has tagged Balume as the alleged leader of a […] The post Iloilo mayor denies using private army appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Body of suspected NPA involved in PSG ambush found in NorthCot town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 20 July) – Army soldiers pursuing a group of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels found a cadaver which the military claims to be part of the NPA group that ambushed a Presidential Security Group (PSG) convoy along the Davao-Cotabato-Bukidnon highway. Arakan Mayor Rene Rubino said soldiers belonging to the Army’s 39th Infantry [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2017

Former Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama denies drug trade involvement

Former Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama denied accusations of his involvement in the illegal drug trade after President Rodrigo Duterte named him and several government officials, early Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 7th, 2016