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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

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

Albayalde vows to help prosecutors get licenses to carry firearms

  MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde vowed to help prosecutors get their licenses to carry firearms, following the killing of Ombudsman assistant special prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco-Tanyag . After visiting Tanyag’s wake at St Peter Memorial Chapels, Quezon City on Wednesday, June 6, Albayalde ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Special task force formed to probe Ombudsman prosecutor’s murder

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) has created a nine-member special task force to investigate the killing of an assistant special prosecutor of the Office of the Ombudsman, its director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel Jr. saidMonday. Esquivel said the QCPD has activated a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to probe the death of Assistant Special Prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco-Tanyag, who was stabbed to death in front of a lottery outlet on Visayas Avenue in Barangay Vasra, Quezon City at around11:20 a.m.on Monday. READ: Ombudsman prosecutor stabbed to death in Quezon City Dubbed as SITG Tanyag, the task force is led by Senior Supt. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, who will lead the nin...Keep on reading: Special task force formed to probe Ombudsman prosecutor’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

2 alleged motorcycle thieves slain by cops in Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY -- Two men who allegedly stole a motorcycle were killed in a shootout with the police in Cabuyao City in Laguna provinceon Sundaymorning. Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) police, said they have yet to identify the slain men but said the incident took place around4:30 a.m.along Snake Road in Barangay (village) San Isidro. Prior the shootout, a certain Steven John Payo reported to police that his motorcycle was stolen. Eleazar said the city police conducted a hot pursuit operation until they chanced upon the suspects. He said the suspects were the first to fire shots, prompting the police to retaliat...Keep on reading: 2 alleged motorcycle thieves slain by cops in Laguna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

QCPD forms task group to probe fiscal’s murder

    Quezon City Police Department (QCPD) has formed a nine-man task group that will focus on the investigation into the ambush-slay of Quezon City Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco. In a statement issued on Saturday, QCPD director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel reported to National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Police Dir. Pancratius Cascolan the creation of a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) Velasco, which is aimed to resolve the murder case and arrest the perpetrators. "Initiallly, we are looking into the motive of the shooting as work-related. However, we will look into other angles to establish the real motive in the killing to identify...Keep on reading: QCPD forms task group to probe fiscal’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Quezon dad’s killers fall after 4 hours

LAGUNA -- The killing of Sariaya, Quezon Councilor Aristeo Ilao on Thurday is now considered a closed case following the immediate arrest of his killers only four hours after the incident in Bgy. Sampa-loc 2 of said town. Calabarzon police director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar said the suspects’ arrest and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Councilor, village chief killed in Rizal

A town councilor in Quezon and a barangay chairman in Rizal were shot dead yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

2 die in collision between trike and bus in Quezon

      LUCENA CITY -- Two persons were killed after the tricycle they were riding in collided into a passenger bus in Catanauan town in Quezon province Friday, police reported.   According to Chief Insp. Raul Abenilla, Catanauan police chief, said victim Sancho Manzano was driving his tricycle with his wife Celestina riding at the back along a road in Barangay (village) Matandang Sabang Silangan around 11:25 a.m. when they collided into an oncoming Barney Bus being driven by Jonathan Lachica.   Initial investigation showed that the tricycle was trying to overtake another vehicle when it hit the bus coming from the opposite direction.  ...Keep on reading: 2 die in collision between trike and bus in Quezon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

2 alleged drug pushers killed in Batangas buy-bust

          SAN PEDRO CITY-Two alleged illegal drug suspects were killed in a buy-bust operation in Lian town in Batangas province, police on Friday said.   Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) police, said that at 10 p.m. in Barangay (village) Matabungkay, suspects Marlon Adrias and Marlon Lubugan fired at police officers while dealing with undercover agents of the Batangas police drug enforcement unit.   Eleazar said Adrias and Lubugan sustained gunshot wounds after the police officers returned fire. They were rushed to the Apacible Memorial Hospital but were decla...Keep on reading: 2 alleged drug pushers killed in Batangas buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

82 election hotspots identified in Calabarzon

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna – There are about 82 “areas of concern” in Calabarzon in the May 14 Barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (Youth Council) elections, Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, Calabarzon director, said on Wednesday. Calabarzon is composed of the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. Eleazar said of the total, 32 were [...] The post 82 election hotspots identified in Calabarzon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018