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Cops arrest Indian facing illegal recruitment charges in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers here arrested an Indian national wanted for charges on illegal recruitment.  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) confirmed that their personnel at Inayawan Police Station apprehended a certain Harjot Singh in Sitio Ciwac, Barangay Bulacao on Monday evening, November 14.  Singh has a pending warrant of arrest issued by […] The post Cops arrest Indian facing illegal recruitment charges in Cebu  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 16th, 2022

Indian accused of allegedly duping 26 Cebuanos over overseas work

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Indian national is now facing criminal complaints over illegal recruitment and estafa.  The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) filed cases against a certain Harjot Singh, alias James Jeiz, for allegedly committing estafa and posing as a recruiter. In a press statement, the NBI-7 said Harjot allegedly duped […] The post Indian accused of allegedly duping 26 Cebuanos over overseas work appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2022

Getting ahead of the crisis

Facing one’s own demons was how Department of Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin “Boying” Remulla described his present situation following the arrest of his son on illegal drugs charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2022

Ombudsman: Suspension vs 7 cops over illegal arrest of suspects in Bohol town mayor’s slay

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the three-month suspension of seven policemen who were accused of illegally arresting three suspects in the 2017 killing of Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town in Bohol. Graft Investigation and Prosecution Officer Myra dela Rama-Gargaceran found sufficient grounds to penalize the seven […] The post Ombudsman: Suspension vs 7 cops over illegal arrest of suspects in Bohol town mayor’s slay appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

NBI-7 files additional charges against man nabbed for gun smuggling

Cebu City, Philippines—The man nabbed for alleged gun smuggling will be facing additional charges from the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7). Aside from Illegal Possession of Firearms, Jhefferson Higoy, who was arrested in Lapu-Lapu City last July 2, 2021, will also be charged for Falsification of Public Documents and Usurpation of Authority.   […] The post NBI-7 files additional charges against man nabbed for gun smuggling appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Councilor of Brgy. Day-as nabbed for illegal recruitment

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An incumbent barangay councilor of Barangay Day-as in Cebu City ended up in jail after he was arrested for illegal recruitment. Barangay Councilor Regalado Hisoler Jr. was brought to the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) detention cell on Friday, May 14, after he was served an arrest warrant issued by Judge […] The post Councilor of Brgy. Day-as nabbed for illegal recruitment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

HULIDAP: 11 relieved Cebu cops face robbery, abduction, torture raps

By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY — Eleven policemen here, who were earlier disarmed and relieved from their posts on robbery and rape complaints, are facing more charges for allegedly robbing, abducting and torturing a businesswoman. The businesswoman and her husband appeared on Wednesday before the Integrity Monitoring and Enhancement Group (IMEG)-Visayas Field Unit and filed […].....»»

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Drug suspect surrenders to Ahong

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – A drug-suspect who has a pending warrant of arrest, has surrendered himself to Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Tuesday noon, February 23, 2021. Renato Macayana, 39 years old, is facing charges for violation of article 2, section 5, of the Republic Act (R.A.) no. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous […] The post Drug suspect surrenders to Ahong appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Lapu businesswoman nabbed for illegal recruitment and estafa

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Agents from the Anti-Kidnapping Group-Visayas Field Unit (AKG-VSU)-7 and the Lapu-Lapu City Police, on Wednesday, February 3, arrested a businesswoman based in Lapu-Lapu City for alleged illegal recruitment and estafa. Police served the warrant of arrest on Leonora Cantero, 38, at her residence in L15B7, Acacia St., Mactan Tropics Subd., Barangay […] The post Lapu businesswoman nabbed for illegal recruitment and estafa appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

3 women arrested for illegal gambling in Daanbantayan, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three women in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu who were playing a famous card game outside their residence are now facing illegal gambling charges. Patrolman Reynan Sitoy of the Daanbantayan Police Station told CDN Digital that they are preparing the documents needed for the filing of charges against the three for […] The post 3 women arrested for illegal gambling in Daanbantayan, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

Six ‘tigbakay’ aficionados arrested in Madridejos

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six men are now facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 449 or the illegal cockfighting law, after they were caught participating in a “tigbakay” (cockfighting) in Sitio Bag-ong Dalan, Barangay Talangnan in Madridejos town, on Bantayan Island, Cebu, on Thursday, August 20, 2020. With the help of the Regional Intelligence Division, […] The post Six ‘tigbakay’ aficionados arrested in Madridejos appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2020

NBI CEVRO arrest ‘illegal recruiter’ from Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman who is operating a training school and a recruitment agency in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City, was arrested by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation Central Visayas Regional Office (NBI CEVRO) at around 3 p.m. this Friday, August 7, 2020. NBI CEVRO Investigator Arnel Pura said they had been […] The post NBI CEVRO arrest ‘illegal recruiter’ from Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Talisay cops arrest 4 ‘tigbakay’ men

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Sunday where police received yet another call from concerned citizens about men participating in illegal cockfighting or “tigbakay”. This Sunday, July 5, 2020, at around 2:30 p.m., Talisay City Police Station were able to arrest four men who participated in “tigbakay” in Sitio Caniba, Barangay Cansojong. Patrolman Glenn Alquizola of […] The post Talisay cops arrest 4 ‘tigbakay’ men appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2020

Police sarge facing gambling raps arrested anew over illegal cockfight

A police sergeant, who was nabbed three months ago for illegal numbers game, was arrested anew in Cebu City, this time, for allegedly maintaining illegal cockfighting operations. The second arrest of Police Staff Sergeant Charlito Tinoy puts into question the ongoing internal cleansing and disciplinary measures of the Philippine National Police (PNP) against its erring […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Teacher facing obstruction rap for trying to hide kin from cops

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A public school teacher has been charged with obstruction of justice after he allegedly tried to hide in his house two relatives, who were pursued by police for engaging in tigbakay or illegal cockfighting on June 14, 2020 in Barangay Lower Linao, Minglanilla town in southern Cebu. Archie Matinao Sulat, a […] The post Teacher facing obstruction rap for trying to hide kin from cops appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2020

Carcar City tigbakay raid nets 18 men

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 18 men are now facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 1602 or the law on illegal gambling, after they were caught by the Carcar policemen in an organized illegal cockfighting activity or tigbakay at around 11:45 a.m. today, June 7, 2020. Police Corporal Argie Noel Espinosa of the Carcar […] The post Carcar City tigbakay raid nets 18 men appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Medellin, Compostela cops nab 5 ‘tigbakay’ gamblers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two tigbakay or illegal cockfighting raids in one day lead to the arrest of five men in the northern towns of Medellin and Compostela today, May 30. Police Master Sergeant Orlando Batusin of the Medellin Police Station said that those arrested were identified as Mario Toring, 24; Joey Destacamento, 35; and […] The post Medellin, Compostela cops nab 5 ‘tigbakay’ gamblers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

CCPO chief to Cebu City cops: Don’t engage in illegal activities or else …

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City are warned not to engage in any illegal activities such as extortion or they are going to face the consequences of their action. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, gave this warning after a police traffic investigator of the Mambaling Police Station was […] The post CCPO chief to Cebu City cops: Don’t engage in illegal activities or else … appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

Mandaue cops seize P4.5M shabu, nab 2 HVIs this month

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Policemen of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) confiscated some P4.5 million worth of illegal drugs from Jan. 1 to Jan. 22, 2023. They also arrested 114 street-level peddlers and 2 high-value individuals (HVIs) in the regional level during these anti-illegal drug operations. Police Lieutenant Colonel Franc Rudolf Oriol, MCPO deputy […] The post Mandaue cops seize P4.5M shabu, nab 2 HVIs this month appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2023

Cebu City police to go after illegal firecracker retailers 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) issued a stern warning to illegal sellers of firecrackers: stop selling or risk being arrested.  Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, director of the CCPO, said police will be forced to arrest and confiscate items of those engaged in illegal selling of firecrackers.  To […] The post Cebu City police to go after illegal firecracker retailers  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2022

15 face charges for anomalous Cebu City Garbage Collection

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 15 individuals, including former and incumbent officials of the Cebu City Government, are facing criminal and administrative charges over an anomalous garbage collection scheme that cost P240 million in public funds. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Thursday, December 15, 2022, announced that they lodged complaints of […] The post 15 face charges for anomalous Cebu City Garbage Collection appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2022