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

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

8 nabbed in Bicol drug raids, buy-busts

LEGAZPI CITY -- At least eight drug personalities were arrested Thursday in separate buy-busts and drug raids conducted by police in Bicol provinces, police reported Friday.   Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said police operations were carried out in Camarines Sur, Carmarines Norte, and Albay led to the arrest of eight drug personalities and confiscation of several sachets of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) and other drug paraphernalia.   In Baao, Camarines Sur, suspects Alan Bigay, 35; Aldrin Villamer, 20; Reymar Magistrado, 35; and Jake Bedural, 20, were arrested while on a drug session around 5:50 a.m Thursday at Bigay's residence ...Keep on reading: 8 nabbed in Bicol drug raids, buy-busts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Arrested drug pusher in Albay yields P680K worth of shabu

  LEGAZPI CITY -- Anti-drug drug operatives seized some P680,000 worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) from an alleged illegal drug pusher who was arrested in Daraga, Albay early Wednesday, police said. Police said Jed Lolo, 35, married of Barangay Sagpon, Daraga, was nabbed by joint elements of the Daraga police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after selling suspected shabu to an undercover police officer in front of the Barangay Hall in Purok 3, Barangay Binitayan at around 3:30 a.m. Bicol police spokesperson Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib said Lolo yielded a plastic sachet containing 100 grams of suspected shabu with a street value of P680,000. ...Keep on reading: Arrested drug pusher in Albay yields P680K worth of shabu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Probably no handcuffs for Imelda Marcos on her arrest – PNP chief

Former first lady Imelda Marcos will probably not be handcuffed when arrested as she has no history of violence, according to Director General Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). "Unang una po, siya naman ay babae," Albayalde said in an interview on Tuesday with AM radio DZMM. "Most of the time, kung meron man po, kahit sino po lalo na kung medyo may edad na mga babae, hindi na po natin naman na pino-posasan, lalo na kung wala namang history of violence." [First of all, she's a woman. Most of the time, anyone who is an elderly woman, is not handcuffed, especially is she has no history of violence.] Albayalde insisted, however, that the PNP would n...Keep on reading: Probably no handcuffs for Imelda Marcos on her arrest – PNP chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Old age? Health? The real reason why Imelda Marcos has yet to be arrested

Several questions were raised on the refusal of the Philippine National Police to arrest former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos following her conviction of a number of graft cases at the Sandiganbayan. Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde on Monday said that the country’s police force will consider the former first lady-turned […] The post Old age? Health? The real reason why Imelda Marcos has yet to be arrested appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

PNP eyes raps vs Vic Ladlad’s wife for obstructing police procedures

      The Philippine National Police (PNP) may file a case against the wife of arrested National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Vicente Ladlad for allegedly obstructing the legal flow of police procedures, PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Friday. Fides, Ladlad's wife, had boldly demanded from the police to allow her to see her husband as he went through police procedures at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on Thursday. Albayalde said Fides also blocked a police mobile patrol vehicle at the camp. Fides even requested the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Joselito Esquivel Jr. to ride the vehicle with Ladla...Keep on reading: PNP eyes raps vs Vic Ladlad’s wife for obstructing police procedures.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station – Manila Video

The NCRPO appears to have hit another snag as Director Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station (PS-4) who were accused of raping and sexually abusing a woman whose live-in partner was arrested for illegal gambling. The victim, alias Maria, said the incident happened inside a police mobile over the weekend.… link: NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar confronts two police officers from QCPD Novaliches Police Station – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Manila cop rapes teener after promising freedom for her detained parents

MANILA, Philippines – A Manila cop was arrested for allegedly raping the 15-year-old daughter of detained drug suspects. According to Metro Manila top cop Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar , Manila Police District (MPD) cop Police Officer I Eduardo Valencia brought the minor to a Sta Mesa motel after her parents ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

2 teens rescued in QC drug buy-bust

Two minors were rescued by operatives of the Cubao Police Station in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Thursday night. A report from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Friday said the 16-year-old suspects were rescued after an undercover agent bought from them sachets of "shabu" in Barangay Kaunlaran, Cubao in Quezon City around 10:45 p.m. Thursday. Police said they tapped a barangay official as witness to the bust against the teenagers. Recovered from the suspects were eight sachets of suspected shabu, a cell phone, and the P500-bill used in the drug sting. The suspects will be turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for custody. /kga...Keep on reading: 2 teens rescued in QC drug buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

3 arrested for transporting dog meat in Batangas

BATANGAS, Philippines – Three suspects were arrested Monday, October 22, after they were found transporting 64 pieces of slaughtered dogs weighing over 600 kilograms in Lemery town in Batangas. According to Lemery Police Officer-in-Charge Chief Inspector Alfie Maluenda Salang, law enforcers together with members of the International Wildlife Coalition Trust ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Crowded Taguig police detention cell reports another casualty

A 30-year-old detainee at the Taguig City Police Station died on Saturday after he reportedly had trouble breathing in a cell built for just 50 inmates that was holding almost 300 people. Chief Insp. Ramon Christian Laygo, head of the Taguig City police investigation section, said he was waiting for the autopsy results to determine what killed Isidro Obquia Jr., who was rushed to Taguig Pateros District Hospital after he complained of shortness of breath at 3:40 a.m. Dead in less than a week Obquia was declared dead 20 minutes later. He was arrested on Oct. 15, on charges of physical injuries. "There was a medical examination before he was brought into the detention cell, and...Keep on reading: Crowded Taguig police detention cell reports another casualty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018