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‘Secret jail’ inside Sawang Calero Police Station?

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More complainants have come forward to report abuse and mistreatment they suffered at the hands of police officers assigned at Sawang Calero Police Station here. This time, a woman, in her 30s, sought assistance on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, before the police’s Integrity Monitoring and Enhancement Group Visayas Field Unit (IMEG-Visayas) […] The post ‘Secret jail’ inside Sawang Calero Police Station? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMar 31st, 2021

‘Secret jail’ inside Sawang Calero Police Station?

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More complainants have come forward to report abuse and mistreatment they suffered at the hands of police officers assigned at Sawang Calero Police Station here. This time, a woman, in her 30s, sought assistance on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, before the police’s Integrity Monitoring and Enhancement Group Visayas Field Unit (IMEG-Visayas) […] The post ‘Secret jail’ inside Sawang Calero Police Station? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policemen who are facing raps on extortion, rape, and allegedly running a secret jail in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City will lose their allowances from the city government. Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city will no longer shoulder the allowances of these police officials who are facing charges of […] The post Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Woman complainant against Sawang Calero cops shot dead in highway

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities here confirmed that one of the complainants, who accused several cops from Sawang Calero Police Station of rape and extortion, was killed by still unidentified assailants tonight, April 19. Ritchie Nepomuceno, 35, and a resident of Minglanilla town in south Cebu was shot dead at past 7 p.m. along N. […] The post Woman complainant against Sawang Calero cops shot dead in highway appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

11 Cebu cops stripped of cash allowances

BY CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY – Eleven personnel of the Sawang Calero Police Station, who were allegedly involved in various illicit activities here, were stripped of their monthly allowances from the city government. The 11 cops were earlier relieved and charged after they were accused of extorting money from a 35-year-woman in Minglanilla town, southern […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

11 Sawang Calero cops relieved for extortion, rape

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Eleven police officers of Sawang Calero Police Station were relieved from their post for their alleged involvement in extortion and rape. According to Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), a 35-year-old woman accused Police Staff Sergeant Celso Colita, Police Chief Master Sergeant Eric Edgar […] The post 11 Sawang Calero cops relieved for extortion, rape appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Ex-Ozamiz City councilor Parojinog found dead in jail

MANILA, Philippines — Former Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog was found dead inside the detention facility of the city’s police station Friday morning, September 4, 2020, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. “Parojinog was found dead at 6:00am today while alone inside the detention cell of Ozamis Police Station. No violence was noted,” PNP […] The post Ex-Ozamiz City councilor Parojinog found dead in jail appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

Man dies, another injured in “drug-related” shooting inside Cebu City Chinese cemetery

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man was killed while another one was injured in an alleged drug-related shooting incident on Wednesday morning, June 16, inside the Cebu Chinese Cemetery in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. Police Major Francis Renz Talosig, chief of the Mabolo Police Station, said the slain man remains unidentified as of this posting. […] The post Man dies, another injured in “drug-related” shooting inside Cebu City Chinese cemetery appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Cebu City gov’t withdraws legal aid to slain witness’s family

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be withdrawing its offered legal assistance to the family of slain Ritchie Nepomuceno, who was one of the major witnesses to the alleged extortion and rape of 11 Sawang Calero policemen (10 of them are alive while one is dead). This after the police has reported […] The post Cebu City gov’t withdraws legal aid to slain witness’s family appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Cebu City dad to victims of police abuse: Do not let ‘incident’ scare you to silence

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra is encouraging residents who have experienced police abuse to not let the killing of a major witness in the alleged rape and extortion case of 11 Barangay Sawang Calero policemen scare them into silence. Zafra said that he understands that the death of Ritchie Nepomuceno, one […] The post Cebu City dad to victims of police abuse: Do not let ‘incident’ scare you to silence appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Inmate hangs self

An inmate allegedly hanged himself inside the custodial facility of the Aritao Police Station in Barangay Poblacion, Nueva Vizcaya, Saturday close to midnight. The victim was identified as Boy Valdez, 37, married, laborer and a resident of Barangay Kirang, Aritao of the said province. Valdez was facing charges of violating Republic Act 10591 or the […] The post Inmate hangs self appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old high-value individual, who fronted as a ‘habal-habal’ driver was apprehended during a buy-bust operation with 106 grams of suspected ‘shabu’ worth P720,800 in Spolarium St. in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City, around 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Police identified the suspect as Jennofer Lagahid. The operation was conducted […] The post Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Consolacion arrest: Man nabbed with .357 revolver

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 49-year-old man landed in jail after police found this afternoon, April 1, 2021, an unlicensed gun and ammunition inside his house in Purok 2, Barangay Nangka,  Consolacion town in northern Cebu. Benjie Gerundio was served a search warrant at past 2 p.m. and was later arrested after Consolacion policemen found […] The post Consolacion arrest: Man nabbed with .357 revolver appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Sawang Calero fire razes 12 houses

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An early afternoon fire on Wednesday, March 24 damaged at least 12 houses in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City. The Cebu City Fire Station reported that 10 houses in C. Padilla Street were totally burned down when a fire broke out in the area. Two more were also partially damaged, said […] The post Sawang Calero fire razes 12 houses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

74-year-old widow dies after being trapped in burning house in Catmon

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A 74-year-old widow who was reportedly living alone, died after she was trapped inside her burning house in Sitio Buyo, Barangay Binongkalan in Catmon town past 11 p.m. on March 18. Police Corporal Vergel Ortiz, desk officer of Catmon Police Station, identified the fatality as Remedios Milan. Ortiz said that based on […] The post 74-year-old widow dies after being trapped in burning house in Catmon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

19-year-old man nabbed for maltreating 7-year-old boy in Naga City

Nineteen-year-old Daniel Echavez at the Naga Police Station. | Contributed photo via Paul CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 19-year-old man is facing the prospect of serving time in jail for allegedly maltreating a  7-year-old boy in Purok Onion, Barangay South Poblacion, Naga City, southern Cebu around 6 p.m., on Friday, February 26. Police identified the […] The post 19-year-old man nabbed for maltreating 7-year-old boy in Naga City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Robbers steal 3 piggy banks from Talisay City convent

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Unidentified robbers stole three piggy banks on Thursday dawn, February 25 from a convent office in Talisay City. Reports from the Talisay City Police Station showed that the robbers stole three piggy banks inside the convent office of the St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Barangay Tabunok. Initial findings from investigators […] The post Robbers steal 3 piggy banks from Talisay City convent appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

7 infected Pardo Police Station detainees to remain in cell with 17 others

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With no space yet to move and isolate 7 COVID-19 positive detainees inside the Pardo Police Station detention cell, the station’s police chief has no choice but to let them continue to stay in the cell together with 17 other detainees, who are not infected with the virus. “As of now, […] The post 7 infected Pardo Police Station detainees to remain in cell with 17 others appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Cebu City barangay councilor shoots dead 33-year-old man

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 63-year-old barangay councilor of Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City landed in jail after he shot dead a 33-year-old man during an argument at past 1 p.m. today, February 14, in the barangay. Barangay Councilor Benjamin Zabate was arrested in the neighboring barangay of Suba in a hot pursuit operation […] The post Cebu City barangay councilor shoots dead 33-year-old man appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

51-year-old fish vendor shot dead inside his house in Pinamungajan, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven unidentified suspects barged into the house of a 51-year-old fish vendor early Saturday in Pinamungajan town, shot him four times in the chest in front of his stunned family then left. Police Corporal Rayan Manguilimotan, desk officer of Pinamungajan Police Station, identified the victim as Edilberto Lumontad, a resident of […] The post 51-year-old fish vendor shot dead inside his house in Pinamungajan, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Sinulog in Sawang Calero: Police, armored vehicles from military

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Louie Jade Dayondon and his family are set to celebrate the Feast of Señor Sto. Niño in the confines of their own home in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City on Sunday, January 17. But Louie Jade’s father woke him up quite earlier than usual as the Dayondon family was greeted with […] The post Sinulog in Sawang Calero: Police, armored vehicles from military appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021