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Police, farmer slain in two gun attacks in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sept) – A police officer assigned at M’lang town in North Cotabato was gunned down by a still unidentified assailant around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, reports said. Killed was SPO1 Jovette Solanon Galan, 40, of the M’lang Police Office and resident of Purok 3, Barangay Lika in M’lang. Galan, according to […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 14th, 2018

Former NPA couple slain in gun attack in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 Aug) – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a couple who were former members of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in Makilala, North Cotabato Wednesday evening, police said. Chief Insp. Johnny Rick Medel, chief of the Makilala police, identified the slain couple as Felix Mancao Abaniel, 52, and his wife, Teresita, 51, both […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

2 killed, 2 hurt in North Cotabato shooting incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – Two farmers were killed and two other persons were wounded in a gun attack Thursday night in Matalam town in North Cotabato by motorcycle-riding assailants. Chief Inspector Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam police, identified the slain victims as Isidro Mata Cantil, and Ruben Alcalde Ramujal, both residents […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Policeman, companion slain in South Cotabato drug operation

  KORONADAL CITY -- Two persons, including a former police officer, were killed in an operation in Sto. Nio town, South Cotabato province for reportedly violently resisting the conduct of a court-backed search, a police spokesperson said Saturday.   Supt. Aldrin Gonzales said elements of the Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit and the Sto. Nio police office were serving search warrants against former Police Officer 2 Edgar Porras in Barangay Poblacion when he and a companion opened fire on the approaching lawmen on Friday.   Porras, who was previously assigned in Caraga region, and his companion, Henry Vera, were killed.   Gonzales said reco...Keep on reading: Policeman, companion slain in South Cotabato drug operation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Farmer slain in BIFF attack

NORTH COTABATO, Philippines — A farmer was killed and three others were wounded in a gun attack in Midsayap town on Thursday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

Ecija farmer shot dead by car-riding gunmen

RIZAL, Nueva Ecija -- Unidentified sedan-riding men shot dead a 49-year-old farmer driving a tricycle here last Thursday morning. Chief Insp. Manuel T. Catacutan, town police chief, identified the slain victim as Ronald Mendez, alias Dalmas, of Purok 4, Bgy. Paco Roman, this town. The ambush occurred along an irrigation….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Lumad activist slain in Cotabato province, Misamis Oriental peasant leader survives slay try

A member of a lumad organization was shot dead early this week in Arakan town, Cotabato province while a peasant leader in Misamis Oriental survived an attempt on his life late last week in the latest incidents of attacks against activists, especially in Mindanao, human rights groups said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Carmen town barangay chair, buddy slain in ambush

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a village executive and his buddy while on their way home in Carmen, North Cotabato, around 11 p.m., Friday, a police official said. Superintendent Bernard Tayong, spokesperson for the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), identified the victims as Renato Ortiz, chair of Barangay General […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

2 drug suspects slain in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 January) — Two alleged drug pushers were killed in a raid Tuesday in Kabacan town in North Cotabato, a police official said. Chief Inspector Lorenzo Henarez, head of the Regional Police Anti-Drug Unit of Philippine National Police -12, identified the suspects as Jonathan Mangakoy, member of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

5 drug pushers slain in gun battle with police in NorthCot town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – Five suspected drug pushers were killed in a running gun battle with authorities in a remote village in Kabacan, North Cotabato early morning Wednesday, police said. Chief Insp. Bryan Placer, chief of Kabacan Police, said the suspects first fired the shots towards government troops after seeing them arrive at [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2017

BIFF attacks NorthCot town; DepEd orders suspension of classes

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 21 June) – Suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked an Army outpost in a village in the municipality of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato early morning Wednesday, police said. Chief Insp. Realan Mamon, municipal police station chief, said the armed group traveled from the marsh in nearby Kabuntalan and Northern Kabuntalan towns in [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Series of attacks vs police in Parang, Sultan sa Mastura town: 1 killed, 1 wounded

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 06 May) &'8212; A police photographer from the regional office of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is the latest victim in what is believed to be a series of retaliatory attacks against members of the regional police in Parang and Sultan Mastura towns following a series of law enforcement [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2017

Duterte: Cops, soldiers involved in kidnapping, high-profile killings 

Update MANILA, Philippines -- Some members of the police and the military are involved in high-profile killings, President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday, following the spate of violent attacks against politicians in the country. "Itong mga kidnapping, karamihan diyan involved ang pulis. High-profile killing, may involved diyan Army, pulis, pati NPA (New People's Army)," Duterte told participants to the Barangay Summit on Peace and Orderin Pasay City. The President, however, did not elaborate. In December last year, AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe, 52, was gunned down after a gift-giving event in Daraga, Albay. Former Kadingilan town mayor in BukidnonJoelito Talaidwas also amb...Keep on reading: Duterte: Cops, soldiers involved in kidnapping, high-profile killings .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Ex-Maguindanao mayor, brother killed in police ops | The Manila Times Online

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A former town mayor accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of being a drug lord was killed along with his brother in separate anti-narcotics operations in Cotabato City onREAD The post E.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Ex-Maguindanao mayor, brother killed in police ops

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A former town mayor accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of being a drug lord was killed along with his brother in separate anti-narcotics operations in Cotabato City on…READ The post Ex-Maguindanao mayor, brother killed in police ops appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Lawmakers want Daraga town under Comelec control

MANILA, Philippines – Legislators want justice to be served soon for their slain colleague AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe , whom the police suspect was killed by a private army hired by Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo . Kabayan Representative Ron Salo said on Thursday, January 3, that while Baldo is “innocent until ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Batocabe case: Impatience grows

LEGAZPI CITY---The son of slain Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe expressed fear that his father's death would be just added to the growing list of crimes unsolved by police. It has been seven days since his father and security escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz were shot dead in a gift-giving event at the remote village of Burgos in Daraga town, Albay province. "They always say that there are persons of interest," Justin Batocabe said at a press conference in Bicol University Daraga Campus, where his father's wake was being held. "I am somehow worried, but I still believe in the [justice] system," he said. When asked if he was in favor of carrying out the death penalty for his father'...Keep on reading: Batocabe case: Impatience grows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Batocabe widow: I am being asked to run in my husband’s place

    DARAGA, Albay -- The widow of slain Ako Bicol (AKB) Rep. Rodel Batocabe admitted to media in a press conference Thursday that she was being pushed as this town's mayor, replacing her husband in the 2019 elections. "Last night, the president no less asked me to run in his place, to not let his death go in vain," Gertrudes "Gertie" Duran-Batocabe said. Batocabe and his police escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz were shot and killed on Saturday in a Christmas event in this town. At the time of his death, the lawmaker was running for Daraga mayor. "I have been told that I can. But my main focus right now is to bury him (Rodel) with dignity and honor in accordanc...Keep on reading: Batocabe widow: I am being asked to run in my husband’s place.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Cow causes vehicular collision that injures 19 in Polomolok

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato -- Nineteen persons were injured on Christmas Day in a vehicular crash involving an Isuzu Elf cargo truck loaded with commuters and a Toyota HiLux pick-up along the national highway here. Supt. Samuel Cadungon, Polomolok town police chief, said a cow caused the accident, which took place at past 6 p.m. amid a light rain in Barangay Pagalungan here. A cow was crossing the highway and the driver of the black pick-up tried to avoid it. However, the pick-up hit the cow, killing it, and then collided head on with the Elf truck, with plate number RMF-961. The Elf came from Tupi and was bound for General Santos City while the HiLux was going to Koronada...Keep on reading: Cow causes vehicular collision that injures 19 in Polomolok.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Suspect slain in shootout with cops in Pangasinan

A suspect was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers serving a search warrant for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition in Barangay Longos Amangonan Parac-parac in this town yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

1 alleged drug pusher slain, 2 busted in Quezon

LUCENA CITY -- An alleged drug pusher was killed, while two others were arrested in police buy-bust operations in Lucena City and Sariaya town in Quezon province on Wednesday, police said on Thursday. Suspected drug pusher Archie Manalo, 35, was slain after he reportedly ran away and shot at the arresting officer with his caliber .38 revolver after he sold "shabu" (crystal meth) in a transaction in Barangay (village) Dalahican around 11:30 a.m. Lucena police chief Supt. Reydante Ariza said in a report. Manalo missed his target then another policeman retaliated and killed him. Authorities recovered six sachets of shabu weighing 1.81 grams from the suspect. Later in the day, Lucen...Keep on reading: 1 alleged drug pusher slain, 2 busted in Quezon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018