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Police refute reports a sniper assassinated Mayor Halili

Police refute reports a sniper assassinated Mayor Halili.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJul 4th, 2018

Police: Sniper did not kill Mayor Halili

Police: Sniper did not kill Mayor Halili.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Calabarzon PNP chief claims Halili’s killer not a sniper

Police Regional Office 4-A (PRO 4-A) Director Chief Supt. Edward Carranza dispelled rumors that Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was killed by a sniper, saying that the distance between the gunman and the local executive was a mere 160 meters. "At a distance of 160 meters anybody who is proficient enough in a long firearm can hit the target even when using the still sight, you can already hit the targets," he explainedon Wednesdayat a press briefing inside Camp Crame. "Once we speak of snipers we refer to a distance of 500 meters and beyond.We have some training in sniper course we go as far as 1 kilometer in hitting the target," he added. Carranza, who said before the brie...Keep on reading: Calabarzon PNP chief claims Halili’s killer not a sniper.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Palace Condemns Killing of Tanauan Mayor

Malacañang on Monday condemned the killing of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, vowing to leave no stone unturned in finding justice for his death. “We condemned this kind of violence,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press briefing in Maasin, Leyte. According to media reports, Halili was shot dead by a sniper while attending […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

UPDATE: Tanauan mayor shot dead

TANAUAN CITY, Batangas — Mayor Antonio Halili, known as the “Duterte of Batangas” for his relentless campaign against illegal drugs, was shot dead on Monday. A single crack of gunfire from a suspected sniper was heard as Halili was attending the regular flag-raising ceremony at the new city hall in Barangay Natatas. A police report [...] The post UPDATE: Tanauan mayor shot dead appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

‘Terrorists’ prowl Lapu-Lapu City?

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza yesterday urged her constituents to be more vigilant and immediately report to the police the presence of suspicious individuals in their respective localities. Radaza’s call came after she reportedly received intelligence reports that members of an obscure terror group Ameerbahr Rajah were spotted in their city. The lady mayor told […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Ex-Samar town mayor survives ambush try

TACLOBAN CITY - A former mayor of a Samar town, who is running in next year's elections, survived an attempt to his life. Aran Boller, who served as mayor of Matuguinao town after then mayor Celso de la Cruz, an uncle, was killed in an ambush in 2009, was hit in his right hand from the bullet coming from one of the suspects in Barangay San Francisco, a commercial area in Catbalogan City, Samar, at 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Boller was immediately brought to an undisclosed hospital in Catbalogan City, 52 km away from Matuguinao, reports reaching the regional headquarter of the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in Palo, Leyte, said. The regional PNP has no full details on the incident...Keep on reading: Ex-Samar town mayor survives ambush try.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Duterte: I know nothing of Mayor Halili’s murder

      President Rodrigo Duterte claimed innocence over the assassination of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, saying it is "unfair" for his part to be linked to the killing of the local chief executive. Halili was shot dead by what appeared to be a sniper while singing the national anthem during the city hall's flag ceremony back in July. READ: Tanauan mayor gunned down while singing national anthem-- witnesses "Kagaya nung si Mayor Halili ng Tanauan, nag-ano siya 'Bayang magiliw...' Bog! Patay siya, tapos ako ang pagbintangan. Unfair sila sa akin," Duterte said in a speech on Friday in Papua New Guinea. (Like the case of Mayor Halili of Tanauan, ...Keep on reading: Duterte: I know nothing of Mayor Halili’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

Mayors on narc list seek reelection

Several mayors whose names appeared on the government's list of suspected narcopoliticians are seeking reelection, some of them joining the administration Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and its allies. In Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) region, at least 10 mayors, who were either publicly named by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 as involved in the illegal drug trade or identified in the 2017 National Police Commission resolutions stripping them of control over the local police, are running in next year's elections. One of the mayors linked to the drug trade, Antonio Halili of Tanauan City, Batangas province, was assassinated in July. ...Keep on reading: Mayors on narc list seek reelection.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

LOOK: Fake news on Robredo, Drilon and Boracay

The Agence France Presse (AFP) has alerted the public on fake information on Senator Franklin Drilon and Vice President Leni Robredo being circulated on the Internet.   A website claimed that Drilon was killed in an ambush at Iloilo City but AFP denied the report, saying it was Sudipen, La Union Mayor Alexander Buquing, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen last Oct. 1.   Jeeno Arellano, the senator's media officer, reported to AFP last Oct. 10 to deny the report, noting that Drilon was in his office at the Senate.   Iloilo City Police Senior Superintendent Martin Echavez confirmed to AFP that there were no incident reports of Drilon being ambushed. ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Fake news on Robredo, Drilon and Boracay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Blanco coddled shady personalities: police

INVESTIGATORS are looking into reports that slain Ronda mayor Mariano Blanco III was involved in various illegal activities, including coddling guns-for-hire. The special investigation task group (SITG) that was formed to solve Blanco’s murder has identified “persons of interest” in the killing last Wednesday dawn. SITG suspects that the mayor’s killers are hitmen and are… link: Blanco coddled shady personalities: police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Slain mayor’s aide to PNP chief: Probe me

An aide of slain Tanauan, Batangas mayor Antonio Halili yesterday asked Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde to conduct a background investigation on him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

In mayor’s view, CCPO, PDEA chiefs have a lot to live up to

HE remains willing to give the police a chance, but recent attacks have made Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña look back at how well previous chiefs of the police force and an anti-drug agency handled peace and order. “We’re always willing to talk. I give my reports every day. They don’t give their reports to… link: In mayor’s view, CCPO, PDEA chiefs have a lot to live up to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Mayor’s house, police office attacked

Two men were wounded in grenade attacks on a mayor’s house and police office in Sultan Kudarat on Saturday morning, according to reports. Lambayong town Councilor Carlos Abalos and his cousin, Richard Abalos suffered minor injuries when two suspects on a motorcycle hurled a grenade inside the residential compound of Mayor Ramon Abalos in Purok […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Philippine city mayor killed by sniper

A standee full body portrait of Mayor Antonio Halili is seen outside his office at the municipal hall after he was shot and killed earlier in Tanauan city, Batangas province, south of Manila on Mon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Civilian bodyguards of Halili also investigated

POLICE Regional Office 4-A director, Chief Superintendent Edward E. Carranza yesterday revealed that the armed men in civilian clothes who fired their guns shortly after Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was killed by a sniper’s bullet on Monday last week turned out to be members of the slain Mayor’s Action….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Albayalde: Murder of 3 local gov t execs may be coincidental

The leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday that the deaths of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote, and Trece Martires Vice Mayor Alexander.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Albayalde: Murder of 3 local gov’t execs ‘may be coincidental’

The leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday that the deaths of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote, and Trece Martires Vice Mayor Alexander Lubigan "may be coincidental." In a press briefing at Camp Crame, PNP Director General Oscar Albayalde said: "These incidents may be coincidental. Wala tayong nakikitang pattern dito, iba 'yong do'n sa Tanauan, iba 'yong do'n sa Nueva Ecija." "Wala tayong nakitang relationship diyan or relation nitong nangyari sa Batangas at nitong nangyari sa Cavite at tsaka 'yong nangyari sa Nueva Ecija," he added. According to Albayalde, the public can expect significant developments in the case of ...Keep on reading: Albayalde: Murder of 3 local gov’t execs ‘may be coincidental’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Investigation looks into Halili’s dispute with Ex-General

A long standing grudge with a former military general and the shame campaign against criminals are among the possible motives being considered by the police in the killing of Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili. Speaking to newsmen Thursday, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde confirmed that the tiff with the unnamed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Palace: Halili death not state-sponsored

MALACAÑANG on Thursday denied claims that the killing of Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was state-sponsored. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said allegations that the government was behind the mayor’s killing remains an “unfounded” speculation considering that police are not yet done with its investigation. “Apparently iba’t ibang aspeto ngayon… Source link link: Palace: Halili death not state-sponsored.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Halili feud with former general being probed

Mayor Antonio Halili of Tanauan City, Batangas had a dispute with a former general before he was killed, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde revealed yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018