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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: inquirer inquirerApr 20th, 2021

Young woman allegedly raped by kin found dead in north Cebu town

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in a northern Cebu town are encouraging those, who are victims of sexual abuse or rape, to visit the police station and report the incident. The northern town’s acting police chief made the call on Saturday, October 10, after the body of an 18-year-old woman was found dead about a […] The post Young woman allegedly raped by kin found dead in north Cebu town appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Toledo tragedy: Names of victims released

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Toledo Police Station has released the names of the victims of the landslide incident in a mining site of Carmen Copper Corp. (CCC) in Barangay Biga, Toledo City. Read: 3 dead, 7 missing in Toledo City mining pit collapse In a spot report released by the Toledo Police Station, the casualties were […] The post Toledo tragedy: Names of victims released appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

CCPO exec: Expect more cops in Cebu City’s streets

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect more policemen to be seen in Cebu City’s streets in the coming days. This after the Cebu City Police Office or CCPO realigned deployment of policemen in areas in the city starting Monday, May 31, as a means to address the series of shooting incident that happened in the city […] The post CCPO exec: Expect more cops in Cebu City’s streets appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Pardo hit and run victim, suspect agree to settlement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pardo police have confirmed that the two individuals involved in a reported hit and run incident past 12 midnight today, May 29, have agreed to a settlement a few hours after the suspect surrendered to authorities. Pardo police chief  Caesar Acompanado said that the owner of the vehicle went to the […] The post Pardo hit and run victim, suspect agree to settlement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Police say construction firm non cooperative in investigation of Brgy. Apas incident

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said that the firm behind the construction site in Barangay Apas, where an accident happened and killed one worker, has not cooperated with their investigation as of Monday afternoon, May 24, 2021. Police and building officials here said there will be a composite investigation on […] The post Police say construction firm non cooperative in investigation of Brgy. Apas incident appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Two brothers from Cebu, wanted for rape, child abuse, nabbed in Negros Occ.

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two brothers, one wanted for raping a 17-year-old girl while the other wanted for child abuse for having knowledge of the rape and not reporting it, were arrested in Escalante City, Negros Occidental at around 2 p.m., today, May 24. Police Major Welther Grapa, Medellin Police Station chief, identified the accused […] The post Two brothers from Cebu, wanted for rape, child abuse, nabbed in Negros Occ. appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

5 ‘government informants’ killed in Guihulngan City

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –Law enforcers are looking at the possibility of revenge by the New People’s Army (NPA) as motive behind the recent killing of five individuals tagged as “government informants” in Negros Oriental. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that the victims, whom […] The post 5 ‘government informants’ killed in Guihulngan City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Don’t abuse ‘no monetary penalty’ policy in face masks, province residents told

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The newly installed Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director urged residents in the province not to abuse the new directives from the governor that scraps monetary penalties for those not wearing face masks. “If they continue not to wear face masks in public after they’ve been given one, we will warn […] The post Don’t abuse ‘no monetary penalty’ policy in face masks, province residents told appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Mandaue’s disaster personnel undergo rescue simulation training

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) personnel have undergone a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Simulation held in front of the City Hall on Friday, April 9, 2021. During the MCI simulation, some personnel acted as injured victims of a vehicular accident. Wherein, the MCDRRMO personnel executed the proper […] The post Mandaue’s disaster personnel undergo rescue simulation training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Electrocution incident in Toledo City an accident, police say

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Toledo police believe that the electrocution incident resulting in the death of a 27-year-old Romel Soon that happened around 11 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Sitio Daspo, Barangay Das, was ‘accidental.’ Police Executive Master Sergeant Thule Tahadlangit, the investigator of the case, said the victim was tasked to trim the […] The post Electrocution incident in Toledo City an accident, police say appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 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

Brgy Bakilid could be drug-cleared this year

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) aim to have a drug-cleared barangay in the city within the year. So on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) held a special case meeting together with the Philippine National Police (PNP), Department of Interior and […] The post Brgy Bakilid could be drug-cleared this year appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

Minor shot dead in Dalaguete, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 17-year-old boy was killed by a still unidentified gunman in Barangay Consolacion in Dalaguete, Cebu. The shooting incident happened at the waiting shed of Barangay Consolacion at about 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 21, said Police Master Sergeant Arnold Frenal, the desk officer of the Dalaguete Police Station. Frenal said […] The post Minor shot dead in Dalaguete, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

CLB to MCPO: Investigate red-tagging

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) is asking the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) to investigate the red-tagging incident of their group using posters placed in the vicinity of the Cebu International Convention Center. “We are requesting for investigation before the Mandaue City Police Office regarding the recent red-tagging incident implicating CLB […] The post CLB to MCPO: Investigate red-tagging appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

2 motorcycle drivers die after colliding with a dump truck in Pinamungajan, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two motorcycle drivers including a woman, died after they collided with a dump truck that encroached on their lane in Barangay Pandacan, Pinamungajan, Cebu, on Thursday, February 11. Police said that at around 11:00 a.m., motorcycle drivers Vicky Pepito and Jasper Campo, were heading south when the incident happened. Pinamungajan police […] The post 2 motorcycle drivers die after colliding with a dump truck in Pinamungajan, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

Police to consider politics, business angle in Carcar City shooting

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carcar police will be considering politics and business as possible motives in the shooting incident of Carcar City Association of Barangay Councils president Anthony John Apura last January 18, 2021. Apura, the current barangay captain of Barangay Valladolid in Carcar City, is the son of Carcar City Mayor Mercedita Apura. He […] The post Police to consider politics, business angle in Carcar City shooting appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Chan to cops: Solve mall robbery, give me feedback today

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is calling on the police to solve last week’s robbery incident at a mall in Barangay Pajo in this city. Chan’s call came four days after the mall robbery or on January 7, 2020 with still no feedback on the investigation of the incident. Read: […] The post Chan to cops: Solve mall robbery, give me feedback today appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Ex-mayoral candidate of San Fernando is first shooting victim for 2021 in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first shooting victims of Cebu City in 2021 is San Fernando town’s ex-mayoral candidate, Ruben Feliciano, and his nephew, Kim who were gunned down by still unidentified assailants in Barangay Apas, Cebu City on the evening of New Year’s Day. Police Captain Renz Talosig, the Mabolo Police chief, confirmed to […] The post Ex-mayoral candidate of San Fernando is first shooting victim for 2021 in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

Cop gunned down in Cebu

A policeman died after being shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Toledo City, Cebu, while heading home from work earlier today. Killed was SSgt. Gerfil Geolina, assigned in Asturias town, according to a report from the Central Visayas regional police. The incident occurred along the National Road in Purok Manga, Brgy. Dumlog, around 9 a.m. Geolina, […] The post Cop gunned down in Cebu appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

PRO1 presents GBV cases, CHR urges victims to e-Report

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) - Behind every physical abuse, acts of lasciviousness, child abuse or rape reported in the local police through their Women and Children Protection Desks (WCPD) are.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020