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Mom laments ‘elusive’ justice for slain husband, adopted son

  Arsenia Remedillo's husband, Francisco, never smoked, drank or gambled.   But on June 17, 2017, the eve of Father's Day, a masked man barged into the Remedillos' house in Quezon City and shot the 68-year-old Francisco, hitting him near the nape. Francisco was killed outright.   The assailant then went after the Remedillos' 36-year-old adopted son, Marlon dela Cruz, and shot him several times.   The deaths of Francisco and Marlon came toward the end of the first year of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.   In just two years, thousands have been killed in police operations and in attacks by motorcycle-riding gunmen. Mo...Keep on reading: Mom laments ‘elusive’ justice for slain husband, adopted son.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 19th, 2018

Kin of slain Bohol mayor hoping for reversal of DOJ ruling

The family of murdered Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel has expressed optimism that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would still rescind its order dropping the parricide case against her husband, Bohol provincial board member Nio Rey Boniel, the family's lawyer said on Sunday. "This is just a temporary setback. The [victim's] family is hopeful that the DOJ will rectify the matter," lawyer Virgil Ligutan told the Inquirer in a phone interview. "We rely on the good judgment of the DOJ that they will reverse the resolution sooner than later," he said. Ligutan was referring to the Jan. 29 resolution issued by Justice Undersecretary Reynante Orceo which granted Boniel's petition ...Keep on reading: Kin of slain Bohol mayor hoping for reversal of DOJ ruling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Why him? Wife of slain Korean trader Jee Ick-Joo still asks

A year after her husband, South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo, was killed by police in President Duterte's war on drugs, Choi Kyung-jin's question remains unanswered: "Why my husband?" "I'm requesting the Philippine government to tell me why my husband and who did this to him," Choi told Inquirer.net through an interpreter on Tuesday. Choi said life for her had become "really hard" as she pressed for justice against the police officers accused of killing her husband. "Right after the incident, I sent my daughter back to Korea. She is currently a senior high [school student] and is preparing for college," Choi said, adding she was sad that she couldn't be there for her as sh...Keep on reading: Why him? Wife of slain Korean trader Jee Ick-Joo still asks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

Traffic enforcer in viral video cited

Netizens commended a traffic constable for his patience when he was at the receiving end of verbal abuse from the husband of a Department of Justice prosecutor who tried to get out of paying a P200 fine for illegal parking last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Couple in viral video over traffic violations sorry but MMDA to file raps

A HUSBAND and his wife are facing charges after a viral video showed them arguing with officials of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) over traffic rules that they violated. Macky and Christine Estepa, identified as prosecutors of the Department of Justice (DOJ), appeared before the MMDA office along EDSA and apologized for the “heated… link: Couple in viral video over traffic violations sorry but MMDA to file raps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Slain Caloocan mom not victim of EJK — police

The murder of 27-year-old mother Jennifer Taporado was not a case of extrajudicial killing after investigation showed that the prime suspect was a drug syndicate leader with whom her slain husband had dealings, a police official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Albay prelate: Justice for slain radio broadcaster

LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY: Bishop Joel Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi has expressed sadness even as he condemned the killing of radio broadcaster Joey Llana. Llana, 43, of P5 Barangay Peñafrancia, Daraga town, was killed on Friday at 4:45 in the morning by unidentified suspects in front on his house while taking his car out… link: Albay prelate: Justice for slain radio broadcaster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Kin of slain suspected bomb maker sued for obstruction of justice

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – Six family members of an alleged bomb maker of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group who was killed in a joint Army-police operation here last Monday have been charged with obstruction of justice and coddling of a fugitive. The suspects were arrested following the dawn raid at their house in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Bicam approves creation of Shari ah High Court in Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) approved the creation of the Shari'ah High Court in the new region. Bicam chairperson and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said they already adopted Article 10, which stipulates provisions on the Bangsamoro justice system, on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Mayor Halili s daughter urges Duterte: Give us justice

BATANGAS, Philippines – Angeline Halili, daughter of slain Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili , called on President Rodrigo Duterte to help their family attain justice for the untimely death of her father. In an interview with reporters at the wake of Mayor Halili on Saturday, July 7, Angeline also appealed to Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Halili s family appeals to Duterte: Give us justice

Angeline Halili, daughter of slain Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili openly asked President Rodrigo Duterte to help them in getting justice. Source link link: Halili's family appeals to Duterte: Give us justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Halili s family appeals to Duterte: Give us justice

Angeline Halili, daughter of slain Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili openly asked President Rodrigo Duterte to help them in getting justice......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Kin of cops slain in Samar & apos;misencounter& apos; demand justice - GMA News

Kin of cops slain in Samar 'misencounter' demand justice - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Slain cops’ families cry for justice

CEBU – Families of policemen killed by friendly fire during a security patrol in Samar province in central Philippines were […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Climate of fear: Justice remains elusive 2 years into Duterte s drug war

AT A GLANCE At least 4,729 suspects have been killed in anti-drug operations by the Philippine National Police as of May 2018, while human rights organizations estimate drug-related deaths at almost 20,000. The Commission on Human Rights has investigated 1,106 cases, but acknowledges that the number pales in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

CA allows policeman to testify in Jee Ick Joo slay

MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) junked the appeal of accused policemen to stop a fellow cop from testifying on the case of slain South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo. The CA, through Associate Justice Myra Garcia-Fernandez, agreed with the decision of the Angeles City Regional Trial Court to accept ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Transfer of Jee Ick Joo slay suspects to Angeles City sought

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) has asked Branch 56 of the Angeles City Regional Trial Court (RTC) to transfer to the Angeles City jail in Pampanga the three accused in the case on slain South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, citing logistical and legal concerns......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

SoKor gov’t assured speedy justice for Claveria – Go

SPECIAL Assistant to the President (SAP) Lawrence Christopher “Bong” Go assured the family of slain Ilonggo migrant worker Angelo Claveria that the South Korean government is also working to speed up the arrest of the suspect in his death. Go said the case of Claveria, 34, an Overseas Filipino Worker from Cabatuan, Iloilo, was among […] The post SoKor gov’t assured speedy justice for Claveria – Go appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

We only want real justice for Fr Richmond Nilo

MANILA, Philippines – Diocese of Cabanatuan Vicar General Noel Jetajobe said they only want “real justice” for slain priest Richmond Nilo .  This comes after the family of the suspect in the killing, Adell Milan, said that the Philippine National Police got the wrong guy . Nilo was shot to death on Sunday, June 10, by gunmen on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Duterte vows justice for Fr Nilo in call to Cabanatuan bishop

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte promised justice for slain Nueva Ecija priest Father Richmond Nilo during a phone call to Cabanatuan Bishop Sofronio Bancud, said his top aide on Monday, June 18. "Tinawagan namin si Bishop Sofronio Bancud at pinarating ni Pangulo ang kanyang pakikiramay sa yumaong pari," said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Kin of slain teener cry for justice

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The family of a 17-year-old boy who was shot dead by unidentified suspects Friday evening are crying for justice. The kin of Royce David Castro of Barangay Banica here appealed to witnesses to come out and reveal what they saw. Police investigation indicated that the victim and his friends were walking […] The post Kin of slain teener cry for justice appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018