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Manhunt on for ex-cop linked to drugs, car theft

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 April) – A former police officer assigned in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is now the subject of a manhunt by the police in M’lang, North Cotabato for his alleged involvement in an illegal drug and car theft syndicate operating in Region 12. Chief Inspector Rolly Oranza, police chief […] The post Manhunt on for ex-cop linked to drugs, car theft appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsApr 16th, 2018

Duterte to ICC probers: Stop your nonsense or I will arrest you

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday threatened to arrest investigators of the International Criminal Court should they visit the Philippines to conduct an inquiry on the alleged state sanctioned killings being linked to his war on drugs. Source link link: Duterte to ICC probers: Stop your nonsense or I will arrest you.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

3 kapitans, 12 cops linked to illegal drugs

THREE barangay captains in Iloilo City are believed to be on the PNP’s watch list of illegal drug personalities. Senior Inspector Kennith Bermejo, PNP Regional Drug Enforcement Unit 6 (RDEU-6) team leader, said the barangay officials are also considered high-value targets in the ongoing war on drugs. Because of persistent reports that a good number […] The post 3 kapitans, 12 cops linked to illegal drugs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Wanted person shot dead by Angeles cops

ANGELES City -- A man subject to police manhunt operation was gunned down by lawmen during an anti-illegal drugs operation in Bgy. Pulung Maragul, here, yesterday. Chief Insp. Aris Gonzales, commander of Police Station 4, identified the killed suspect as Cris Rosales, 31, who has a pending warrant of arrest….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

QC cops rescue 5 abused teens, arrest 4 men and 5 women in drug session

Five teens who were reportedly sexually abused and forced to take illegal drugs were rescued by members of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Friday, during their pursuit of an alleged drug suspect in Payatas. Police also arrested four men and seven women -- most of whom were allegedly caught in the act while sniffing "shabu" (crystal meth) -- in a house on Langka Street at around 2:30 p.m. Members of the QCPD Batasan Station conducted a followup surveillance operation in the area, following reports of rampant motorcycle theft, according to a report to Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, QCPD director. While on patrol, police officers said they spotted a "notorious" drug peddl...Keep on reading: QC cops rescue 5 abused teens, arrest 4 men and 5 women in drug session.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018

College president linked to drugs remains at large – PDEA chief Aquino

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The president of a state-run school in Cotabato who was the target of an anti-drug operation in January remains at large, the chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said Monday, February 19. Authorities have not been able to find Samson Molao, who is president of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Philippines Murderous Drug War in ICC Crosshairs

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will conduct a "preliminary examination" into killings linked to the Philippine government's "war on drugs," the court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Taguba et al charged, arrest ordered

MORE criminal charges have been filed against Customs conduit Mark Taguba and several others linked to the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China. In a seven-page resolution, the Department of Justice filed charges of violation of the Dangerous Drugs Law before the Valenzuela Regional Trial Court. Aside from Taguba, also named….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

No rogues in new ‘Tokhang’ — ‘Bato’

THERE will be a much stricter vetting of Drug Enforcement Officers in the Philippine National Police this year with PNP chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa vowing not to allow policemen who have been previously linked to illegal drugs to join their reinvigorated Oplan: Tokhang operations across the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang

PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO Members of the police force linked to illegal drugs would not be allowed to join and conduct house-to-house visi Source link link: PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang

PNP chief Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO Members of the police force linked to illegal drugs would not be allowed to join and conduct house-to-house visi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

WATCH | Vessel linked to illegal drugs found floating at sea not Taiwanese – TECO

Taiwanese officials have denied that a cargo ship that sank off Sorsogon and is believed to be the source of bundles of illegal drugs found floating at sea is a Taiwanese vessel......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

[WATCH] 20 stories in 2017: War, impunity, and disinformation

War takes the forefront in 2017. It begins with the continuation of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.  The killings bring to mind one word: impunity.  There are other fronts: waging war against perceived critics online and offline; and a first in the region, a months-long war against ISIS-linked terrorists in Marawi City. President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Lawmakers raise ‘shabu’ case vs Paolo Duterte

"Is he preempting an Ombudsman decision on his corruption case?" This was the reaction of Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano to Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte's announcement on Monday to resign four months after he was linked to the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of "shabu" (crystal meth) through the Bureau of Customs. In a statement, Alejano said on Tuesday the resignation of the elder son of President Duterte would "not erase the fact that the 604-kilogram shabu shipment issue has not been addressed yet and the brains behind have not been identified and arrested." The Office of the Ombudsman created a panel in October to look into the allegation that "the release [of the drugs fr...Keep on reading: Lawmakers raise ‘shabu’ case vs Paolo Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Gatlin fires coach, shocked by newspaper allegations

LONDON (AP) — World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin fired coach Dennis Mitchell following an undercover investigation reported Tuesday that appeared to show people linked to the sprinter offering to supply performance-enhancing drugs.   A post shared by justingatlin (@justingatlin) on Dec 18, 2017 at 11:20pm PST "I was shocked and surprised to learn that my coach would have anything to do with even the appearance of these current accusations," Gatlin wrote in a post on his Instagram account. "I fired him as soon as I found out about this." The IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit said it is investigating the allegations in conjunction with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. The report was published in Tuesday's edition of British newspaper The Daily Telegraph. "These allegations are very serious," said Brett Clothier, head of the AIU, "and strike at the heart of the integrity of athletics." IAAF President Sebastian Coe said the allegations are "extremely serious." The Telegraph reported that Mitchell and a track agent, Robert Wagner, met undercover reporters at a training camp in Florida and offered to supply and administer testosterone and human growth hormone for an actor training for a film, for a fee of $250,000. The newspaper said Mitchell and Wagner were secretly recorded saying the use of banned substances in track was widespread. The 35-year-old Gatlin, who also won the 100 meters at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has served two doping bans in his career. "I am not using and have not used PEDs," Gatlin wrote in his Instagram post. "All legal options are on the table as I will not allow others to lie about me like this. I have no further comments as it is now a legal matter. They will next hear from my lawyer." Coe said the IAAF has started to focus on the "influences that surround athletes" and stressed that all support personnel are bound by the governing body's anti-doping code and integrity code of conduct......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Kiko hits Duterte gov’t’s move to appoint as PNP drugs chief the ex-head of police unit linked to Jee Ick Joo slay

“If the PNP wants to regain the people’s trust, then it should appoint officials with unblemished reputations in its war against drugs,” said Sen. Kiko Pangilinan......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Kris Aquino slams ‘fake news’ for using wrong grammar to quote her

Queen of All Media Kris Aquino blasted what she brands "fake news" after she was quoted to have said an intriguing statement which she denied. Moreover, she called out the post for its use of wrong grammar. Aquino secured a screen grab of the said post from a certain Jhun Chatto Paylangco who linked the controversial post to pro-Duterte page "Yes to Federalism, NO to drugs." The post said Aquino had an interview with TV host/talent manager and good friend Boy Abunda about the possibility of running againstinternet personality andCommunications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson in race to the Senate. She was quoted to have said, "Siguro masyado lang akong na-cha-challenge (Maybe...Keep on reading: Kris Aquino slams ‘fake news’ for using wrong grammar to quote her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2017

PNP links rebels to illegal drugs

NO TINGE of ideology was involved in the acts of harassment allegedly perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Antique province, according to the police. Instead, the PNP linked the twin attacks against Sibalom town law enforcers last Nov. 22, 2017 to illegal drugs. Senior Inspector Clark Philip Dinco, Sibalom police chief, claimed that […] The post PNP links rebels to illegal drugs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

Dominicans to fast vs drug war killings

THE Dominican family will stage a day of fasting and prayer for peace amid the growing number of deaths linked to the war on drugs. The fast is scheduled on December 3, the first Sunday of Advent, as a response to “the challenges against the value and dignity of human….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 19th, 2017

NZ’s Ardern: PH drug war deaths require investigation

MANILA, Philippines – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the number of deaths linked to the Philippines' war against drugs merits "investigation and oversight." “Our view is that the number of deaths certainly requires investigation and oversight at the very least. There ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Palace confident Trump won t raise human rights issues

MALACAÑANG on Saturday was confident that United States (US) President Donald Trump would not bring up to President Rodrigo Duterte the reported human rights abuses linked to the Philippines’ war on illegal drugs. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque believed that Trump, who complimented Duterte in May for immensely focusing on ending drug problem, sees no need… link: Palace confident Trump won't raise human rights issues.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017