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NPA owns killing of Quezon village chief

LUCENA CITY - The New People's Army (NPA) operating in Quezon province on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the killing of a village chief in San Narciso town. Cleo del Mundo, spokesperson of the NPA Apolonio Mendoza Command, said a rebel hit squad killed Ruben Carabido in the house of his sibling in Barangay Busok-Busokan around noontime Monday. In her Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon, Del Mundo said Carabido was gunned down by NPA rebels while watching who among the tenants in one of the big estates he was overseeing would bring out coconuts without permission. Del Mundo said Carabido was a "legitimate target" of the NPA as he was accused of maintaining armed goons to prote...Keep on reading: NPA owns killing of Quezon village chief.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJun 12th, 2018

Ex-DOJ chief outraged by murder of supporter in Quezon

    Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has expressed outrage over the killing of one of his family's political supporters, a reelected village councilor in Mulanay, Quezon. Marlon Moldon, a Barangay Ajos councilor whom Aguirre said was a staunch supporter of his family, was assassinated in Barangay Sta. Rosa on Thursday, May 17. In a statement on Friday, Aguirre branded Moldon's assassination as a "cowardly act of the desperate and of the power hungry." "Murder and violence are the hallmarks of men who cannot fully live under the rule of law. They have no place in the politics of Quezon Province. They have no place in politics anywhere," Aguirre said. ...Keep on reading: Ex-DOJ chief outraged by murder of supporter in Quezon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

NPA owns up to killing Batangas village chief

Members of the Eduardo Dagli Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Batangas claimed responsibility for the killing of a village chief in the town of San Juan town last March 1. In a statement released by the NPA, the group claimed victory over an operation they referred to as punishment for someone who… link: NPA owns up to killing Batangas village chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Village chief gunned down in Batangas

SAN PEDRO CITY-A barangay (village) captain was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in San Juan town in Batangas province barely two months into the village and youth council elections. Mario Sulit, captain of Barangay Hugom, was outside his garage when he was shot around 9 p.m. on Thursday, a report from the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) police said on Friday. The gunmen reportedly escaped on a motorcycle towards the town of Lobo. Sulit died while being taken to San Juan District Hospital. The police have yet to determine the motive in the killing as investigation continued. MARICAR CINCO, @maricarcincoINQ, Inquirer Southern Luzon...Keep on reading: Village chief gunned down in Batangas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

2 suspected drug pushers fall in Quezon buy-bust

LUCENA CITY -- Two suspected drug pushers were nabbed in separate buy-bust operations in Candelaria town in Quezon province on Saturday, police said. Drug enforcement unit collared Ariel Espaltero, 30, after he sold "shabu" (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in a transaction in Barangay (village) Pahinga around 5:50 p.m., Quezon police chief, Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman, said in a report. The suspect, who was included in the police drug watch list, yielded two plastic sachets of shabu containing a total of 5.61 grams which was valued at P10,378 based on Dangerous Drugs Board estimates. The confiscated shabu was worth P28,000 in the street market at P5,000 per gram. ...Keep on reading: 2 suspected drug pushers fall in Quezon buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Fire hits branch of Davao City mall destroyed last December

Published @ 12:20 p.m., Sept. 16, 2018 | Updated @ 11:45 p.m., Sept. 16, 2018 DAVAO CITY --- A branch of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall in Buhangin District here was damaged by fire early on Sunday, only a day after its formal opening with much fanfare and nearly nine months after its mall in the village of Ma-a was razed by what could be the city's deadliest fire, killing 38 people. The mall has been operating since July but its formal opening was held just last Saturday. Authorities were investigating what caused the fire that gutted a portion of the cinema section on the fourth level of the mall past midnight, according to Fire Chief Insp. Virnalita Silagan, Davao...Keep on reading: Fire hits branch of Davao City mall destroyed last December.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

CHR slams killing of Manila village chief

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has called on the Philippine National Police (PNP) to immediately resolve the killing of a barangay chairman who was gunned down after attending an anti-drug seminar in Manila on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

P800K waits for tipsters on slay of village chief

DAVAO CITY: A reward of P800,000 awaits anyone who can point to suspects behind the recent killing of a village official in Compostela Valley. In a statement on Monday, the provincial government said Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy has offered a P300,000 reward for those who can provide information for the arrest of the suspects in the murder… link: P800K waits for tipsters on slay of village chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Two charged for village chief’s murder

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Two persons were charged for killing a village chief five months ago. On Aug 28, 2018, the Roxas City Prosecutor’s Office indicted Joy “Tata” Bacus of Brgy. Bakhaw Mandurriao, Iloilo City and a certain John Doe for the death of former Lawaan village chief Elvis Asis on April 27, 2018. Aside […] The post Two charged for village chief’s murder appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

AMID KILLING SPREE: Top cops says PNP on top of the situation

BACOLOD City – Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, PNP-6 regional director, said the PNP is on top of the situation amid the series of killings owned up by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Central Negros. In a span of three weeks, an incumbent village chief, a former barangay kapitan, a habal-habal driver, and a civil […] The post AMID KILLING SPREE: Top cops says PNP on top of the situation appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

NPA owns slay of another barangay chief

The New People’s Army (NPA) has claimed responsibility for the killing on Aug. 30 of Mario Gonzales, barangay chairman of Panciao in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental, the fifth to be killed since June......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Cargo truck falls off cliff in Quezon; 2 dead

LUCENA CITY -- At least two unidentified passengers of a cargo truck died when their vehicle caught fire after it accidentally fell into a 40 feet cliff in Atimonan town in Quezon province early Saturday, police said. "At least two were confirmed dead and burned beyond recognition. We're still searching for other victims if there are any," Chief Insp. Michael Encio, Atimonan police chief, said in a phone interview. A police report said a Bicol-bound ten-wheeler aluminum closed van was negotiating the curved descending section of the diversion road in Barangay (village) Malinao Ilaya around 3:45 a.m. when its driver lost control of the bus that accidentally fell into a ridge 40 ...Keep on reading: Cargo truck falls off cliff in Quezon; 2 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

NPA admits to Negros’ village head killing

BACOLOD City: The New People’s Army (NPA)-Leonardo Panaligan Command admitted to the killing of a village chief in Isabela, Negros Occidental on Monday over his alleged “crimes against the masses.” In statement released to the media late on Monday night, the NPA local command in Negros said Rhoy Pagapang of Barangay Libas was targeted for “being an agent of the [...] The post NPA admits to Negros’ village head killing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Suspect in prosecutor‘s killing shot dead while grappling with jailer for gun

Almost two months after his detention, the main suspect in the killing of a five-month pregnant prosecutor in Quezon City was shot dead after grabbing the gun of a police officer on Saturday morning. Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel, director of the Quezon City Police District, said Angelito Avenido Jr., 31, died in the hospital after being accidentally shot in the lower jaw by duty jailer PO3 Ramil Langa of the QCPD's homicide section at the second floor of QCPD-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit in Camp Karingal. In his report, Esquivel said Avenido was brought out of his detention cell to prepare him for his transfer to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Quezo...Keep on reading: Suspect in prosecutor‘s killing shot dead while grappling with jailer for gun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Suspect in Ombudsman exec slay case shot dead after ‘grabbing cop’s gun’

      The suspect in the killing of Ombudsman Assistant Special Prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag was killed on Saturday after he allegedly grabbed the gun of a police escort inside Camp Karingal in Quezon City. Quezon City Police District Office (QCPD) director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel said that suspect Angelito Avenido Jr. was being taken to the second floor of the police headquarters in Camp Karingal for proper documentation when the incident happened. Report said Avenido was about to undergo booking procedure before he will be transferred to the Quezon City Jail when he dashed to get hold of the service firearm of his police escort. Esquivel said...Keep on reading: Suspect in Ombudsman exec slay case shot dead after ‘grabbing cop’s gun’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

PNP: Bas family blames politics for killing

LOCAL police in Talisay City have yet to determine who is behind the murders of four men, including a neophyte barangay councilor, last week. Supt. Marlu Conag, Talisay City police chief, said that as of yesterday, they were conducting further investigation to determine who was behind the murders of Lagtang village councilor Art Stephen Bas… link: PNP: Bas family blames politics for killing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

2 dead, 13 hurt in Quezon road mishap

  LUCENA CITY -- Two motorists died and 13 others were hurt in a three-vehicle smash-up in Atimonan town in Quezon province early Sunday, police report said.   Chief Insp. Michael Encio, Atimonan police chief, said a Bicol-bound truck driven by one Elmer Gomez lost its brakes while negotiating a descending section of the diversion road in Barangay (village) Santa Catalina around 2:40 a.m.   The truck consequently bumped a Mitsubishi L300 van driven by Ronnie Panteriore. Due to the impact, the van slammed into an Isuzu drop side truck driven by Randy Asiao.   Two of the van passengers - Shielo Corbito, 14, and Evelyn Asiao, 57 -- died on the sp...Keep on reading: 2 dead, 13 hurt in Quezon road mishap.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

4 suspects in Fr. Nilo’s slay nabbed

Four new suspects in the killing of Catholic priest Richmond Nilo — including alleged mastermind Manuel Torres and gunman Omar Mallari — are now in police custody. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde identified the other suspects as Homer Garcia and Allan Maniacop during a press conference at Camp Crame in Quezon […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Genesis Argoncillo killed by fellow detainees – QC police

MANILA, Philippines – The death is now a killing. After announcing that he died from shortness of breath, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) now believes that Genesis Argoncillo was killed by his fellow detainees during his 4-day detention at the QCPD Station 4. This was announced by the city's top cop Chief ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Reds kill Quezon village chief

SAN Narciso, Quezon -- A barangay chairman was shot to death by eight suspected communist guerillas in Bgy. Busokbusok, here, on Monday. Town police commander Senior Insp. Hubert Jabrica identified the slain victim as Ruben Carabido, reelected chairman of Bgy. Binay. Jabrica said Carabido was shot three times at close….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Isabela town employee shot dead on Independence Day

QUEZON, ISABELA - A 31-year-old municipal worker was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmenon Tuesday(June 12) as he was about to join an Independence Day biking activity at4:50 a.m., police said. Al Geroni Padilla, 31, was pedaling along the national highway in Barangay (village) Arellano when he was attacked, said Senior Inspector Dennis Matias, Quezon town police chief. Padilla died instantly. Forensic investigators found a single slug from a Cal. 38 handgun but failed to recover empty shells. Padilla's relatives were surprised, saying he had no enemies and had seldom ventured out at night because he had no vices. The police said investigators were looking into Padilla's re...Keep on reading: Isabela town employee shot dead on Independence Day.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018