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Minors are ‘rescued’ not arrested, police chief clarifies

POLICE do not arrest but “rescue” minors violating curfew hours, Quezon City Police Chief Superintendent Joselito T. Esquivel, Jr. clarified Wednesday, June 27, following the stricter implementation of local ordinances. “Ang pulis hindi actually nagkukulong ng bata, bawal yun eh (Police cannot actually imprison minors, that’s illegal),” Mr. Esquivel said in a press briefing, noting […].....»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJun 27th, 2018

2 other kids in Talaingod incident are now with their families – DSWD

    Two minors, who were among 14 children rescued in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, have already been returned to their families, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday.   In a statement, the DSWD said a "discharge conference" was conducted where the minors' identified family members and representatives of the Philippine National Police-Davao del Norte Women and Children Protection Desk were present.   During the conference, one child was turned over to the mother while the other was entrusted to the grandfather. /kga   RELATED STORIES Satur, over 70 militant leaders, Lumads 'illegally arrested' in Davao del ...Keep on reading: 2 other kids in Talaingod incident are now with their families – DSWD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Alleged sex trafficker nabbed, 16 rescued

A suspected sex trafficker was arrested and 16 victims, including four minors, were rescued by police in Caloocan City on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Sudan police save 85 minors from trafficking network

Police in Sudan have rescued nearly 100 people, 85 of them minors, after breaking up a human trafficking network in the northeast African country last month, Interpol said Monday. Two men and twelve women were arrested and around $20,000 of the suspected ransom money was seized in the operation at several locations in Khartoum as well as at gold mines east of the city, the international policing agency said. The victims, some of whom were as young as 10, were from several African countries including Chad, DR Congo, Eritrea, and Niger. "The diversity of nationalities amongst those rescued shows how human trafficking and people smuggling is a truly transnational problem which requ...Keep on reading: Sudan police save 85 minors from trafficking network.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

6 minors busted with P2-M worth of shabu in Ozamiz City

OZAMIZ CITY - Police arrested six minors, allegedly caught with P2-million worth of suspected shabu, following a buy-bust operation on Friday evening in Ozamiz City. Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

6 minors arrested in QC operations

Six minors involved in separate cases of robbery, stabbing and violation of ordinances were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday.   A report reaching Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, said a minor who was accosted for urinating in a public place allegedly wounded a patrolling policeman.   Two minors involved in a P64,000 robbery were arrested in Barangay Ramon Magsaysay, Quezon City, on Tuesday night.   The QCPD said complainant, Rosario Rabina, was asleep in her house around 11 p.m. when one of the minors took Rabina's bag containing P40,000 in cash, jewelry worth of P12,000 and a Samsung Galaxy phone.   ...Keep on reading: 6 minors arrested in QC operations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Rising number of minors’ drug arrest alarms NCRPO

THE National Capital Region Police Office yesterday sounded the alarm bell on the increasing number of minors being arrested for involvement in illegal drug activities in Metro Manila which comes in the wake of proposals to subject even elementary students to random drug testing. NCRPO director, Chief Superintendent Guillermo Lorenzo….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Czech pedophile held, 5 girls rescued

ANGELES City -- A suspected foreign pedophile was arrested while five grade school girls were rescued in a police operation the other day in Bgy. Malabanias, here. Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, Police Regional Office 3 director, said the suspect identified as Pavel Nedoba, alias “Daddy Pol”, 43, was arrested by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

2 minors arrested in Angeles City buy-bust

ANGELES CITY -- Two 15-year-old male were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay San Nicolas here the other day. In a report to Senior Supt. Enrico Vargas, city police director, Station 1 commander Chief Inspector Erwin Marzan said the two suspects met a poseur-buyer and an informant along the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 31st, 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

NBI nabs suspected pedophile in Malolos

A suspected pedophile involved in online child pornography was arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Malolos, Bulacan, on Thursday in a joint entrapment operation with the Philippine National Police and foreign law enforcement agencies that also resulted in the rescue of five minors.   Janet Francisco, chief of the NBI Anti-Human Trafficking Division, identified the suspect as Anselmo Eco Jr., who had been running an online site for child pornography and live streaming of sex shows with minors since 2011.   Even own relatives   His victims, some of whom were even his relatives or neighbors, were aged 2 to 8 and were exploited i...Keep on reading: NBI nabs suspected pedophile in Malolos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

Caloocan cops nab 92 for various offenses

      Operatives of the Caloocan City Police arrested 92 people for various offenses during a Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement (SACLEO) operation in North Caloocan which started on Wednesday night.   Caloocan City Police chief Senior Superintendent Jemar Modequillo said the operation started at around 11 p.m. on Wednesday and ended at 2 a.m. on Thursday.   Among those arrested were 86 people who were caught drinking in the streets and minors who violated the city's curfew law. Also nabbed were three alleged drug users, two persons with pending warrants of arrest for estafa and child abuse; and one person facing a robbery case, Ra...Keep on reading: Caloocan cops nab 92 for various offenses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Navotas police chief axed

The chief of the Navotas police was relieved from his post following a drug raid in the city last month, which resulted in the roundup of 12 minors, a police official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Hot pursuit nets spa robbers

Police arrested two suspects said to be responsible for a series of robberies on laundry shops, gas stations, spas and restaurants in the cities of San Juan and Pasig and nearby areas. Senior Supt. Dindo Reyes, San Juan police chief, identified the suspects as Ronel Guevarra, 25, a resident of Barangay Kasiglahan, Montalban, Rizal province; […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Couple Arrested in a Buy-Bust Operation

A couple was arrested after operatives recovered over P300k worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as “shabu” on a Wednesday in Borbajo St. Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City, February 6, 2019. Operatives from Pardo Police Station led by Police Chief Inspector Regino Maramag Jr., launched the buy-bust operation in the area and arrested the couple after […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Councilor’s son nabbed in drug buy-bust

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) – Police anti-drug operatives arrested a son of an incumbent city councilor in an operation in a housing village here on Tuesday afternoon. Chief Insp. Tirso Pascual, chief of the city police drug enforcement unit, said Wednesday suspect Mark John Bagonoc, 38, was nabbed at around 4 p.m. in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

78 Guns Seized Since Start of Election Ban in Ilocos Region

The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 1 has confiscated at least 78 assorted firearms and arrested 65 persons in the implementation of Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban and “Kontra Boga”, or intensified drive against loose firearms since January this year. Chief Supt. Romulo Sapitula, Regional Director of the PNP Region 1, said 65 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

2 out-of-school minors gunned down while playing online games in internet café

COTABATO CITY (February 5) – Two out-of-school minors playing online games inside an internet cafe — one aged 14, the other 17 — were gunned down at around 7 p.m. Tuesday by a still unidentified man whose accomplice waited outside on a motorcycle. Superintendent Joefel Sioson, chief of police of Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Sandiganbayan orders arrest of ex-Iloilo mayor

A FORMER Iloilo town mayor was arrested while at a funeral wake afternoon of Feb 2, 2019 in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo. The Sandiganbayan’s 4th Division issued the bench warrant against former Barotac Nuevo Mayor Pedro “Indo” Hautea. Senior Inspector Kent Albert Lepsia, Barotac Nuevo police chief, said they received the bench warrant on Jan. 21, […] The post Sandiganbayan orders arrest of ex-Iloilo mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Cops nabbed alleged hit man in murders of Maguindanao engineers

COTABATO CITY -- Police in Maguindanao announced Monday they had arrested over the weekend a man allegedly hired to kill two engineers in Datu Montawal town. Town police head Chief Insp. Erwin Tabora said Ehsan Ali, a resident of Barangay Pagagawan, Datu Montawal, admitted he murdered the two engineers in exchange for money. "He admitted to the crimes after being paid to do the job," Tabora said. Ali was the primary suspect in the murder last year of Datu Montawal Engr. Mustapha Andoy. He allegedly received P200,000 for killing the municipal engineer, but did not name who ordered him to do it. Tabora said Ali also admitted he ambushed Engr. Joseph Adam of Malitubog-Maridagao ...Keep on reading: Cops nabbed alleged hit man in murders of Maguindanao engineers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

Makati Police precinct chief axed for extorting from habal-habal

The commander of a police precinct in Makati City, whose deputy was arrested Thursday for allegedly extorting money from “habal-habal” drivers in Taguig City, was removed from his post yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019