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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

Sweden assures justice for slain Filipina — DFA

Swedish authorities assured that justice will be served for the Filipina who was slain in Sweden, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. Mailyn Conde Sinambong was killed by her Swedish actor-husband on September 23. READ: DFA: Authorities identify killer of OFW in Sweden The assurance, the DFA said in a statement, was conveyed to Consul General Ma. Elena Algabre of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo by Swedish prosecutor Malin Khn during a meeting in Stockholm on Wednesday. "We thank our Swedish friends for their assurances that our kababayan Mailyn and her family will obtain justice," Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. "This assurance mean...Keep on reading: Sweden assures justice for slain Filipina — DFA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 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

Slain drug suspects ‘unarmed, handcuffed’

THE families of the five suspected drug personalities who were killed during the One Time Big Time operation last Thursday morning in Sitio Tunga, Barangay Tanke in Talisay City are demanding justice. The fatalities, who were on the Talisay City police’s drugs watchlist, allegedly resisted arrest and fought back, which resulted in the shootout. However,… link: Slain drug suspects ‘unarmed, handcuffed’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Families of slain, wounded troopers in North Cot receive livelihood aid

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 06 October) —  Sixteen families of soldiers and police personnel in North Cotabato who were wounded or killed in the battle field received livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12. One of the beneficiaries was Lorlene Apostol whose husband, Sgt. Andrew Apostol, was killed in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Mom of slain Filipina in Sweden seeks custody of grandchildren

MANILA, Philippines – The mother of the Filipina slain recently in Sweden, 28-year-old Mailyn Conde Sinambong, is now seeking custody of her grandchildren, said the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Sinambong died on September 23 after she was allegedly beaten to death by her husband, 50-year-old ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Sweden vows justice for slain Filipina

Swedish authorities gave assurances to the Philippines that justice will be served for slain Filipina Mailyn Sinambong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Consul arranging repatriation of slain Filipina s remains from Sweden

Consul General Ma. Elena Algabre has flown from Oslo, Norway to Stockholm, Sweden to help make arrangements for the repatriation of the remains of a Filipina slain by her Swedish husband......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

DFA vows justice for Filipina killed in Sweden

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) vowed justice for a Filipina who was killed in Sweden, allegedly by her Swedish actor-husband, last September 23. The DFA said in a statement on Sunday, September 30, that it is now assisting the family of Mailyn Conde Sinambong. Sinambong was a mother of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Cavite vice mayor looked for guns days before he was slain

The widow of slain Trece Martires Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan said her husband was looking for bulletproof vests and guns days before he was allegedly killed by the town’s mayor on July 7. Gemma Lubigan said she has no idea if her husband received any death threats before he was shot as he is secretive [...] The post Cavite vice mayor looked for guns days before he was slain appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

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