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Former priest and alleged NDF peace negotiator shot dead in Pilar, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former priest who was once tagged by the police as an alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed by a still unidentified assailant in his home on Friday night, May 28 in Purok Caimito, Barangay Upper Poblacion in Pilar town, Cebu. Rustico Tan, 80, was resting on […] The post Former priest and alleged NDF peace negotiator shot dead in Pilar, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 29th, 2021

Groups call for justice on Rustico Tan’s death

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Militant groups here in Central Visayas are calling for justice on the killing of former priest and peace negotiator Rustico Tan. The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Central Visayas (Bayan-Central Visayas), in a statement on social media, announced it would conduct an online candle lighting and indignation rally on Sunday, May 30, […] The post Groups call for justice on Rustico Tan’s death appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Cop shoots alleged girlfriend, self in Talisay precinct

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A cop shot dead his alleged girlfriend and then himself inside a Police Community Precinct in Bulacao, Talisay City on Tuesday morning, October 20, 2020. The cop was identified as Police Lieutenant Praxilo Albiso, 44, the deputy commander of the Talisay City Police Station who is from Lutopan in Toledo City, Cebu. […] The post Cop shoots alleged girlfriend, self in Talisay precinct appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

e-bike pedicab driver shot dead in Talisay

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 51-year-old e-bike pedicab driver was shot dead by an unidentified assailant as he was driving his vehicle at past 7 p.m. today, July 18, along Rabaya Street in Sitio Kimba, Barangay San Roque, Talisay City. The victim, Marcos Abatayo, was identified by his estranged wife, Jessica Abatayo, who went to […] The post e-bike pedicab driver shot dead in Talisay appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Boss of drug group may have targeted woman killed in Mambaling – cop chief

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mambaling police believe that the 32-year-old woman, who was shot dead last Friday (July 16) in Sitio Huyong-Huyong, Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, may have been targeted by the boss or the leader of a drug group operating in the city. Police Major Juanito Dindo Alaras, Mambaling Police Station chief, said that […] The post Boss of drug group may have targeted woman killed in Mambaling – cop chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Ex-mayor on narco list shot dead

A former Maguindanao town mayor included in President Duterte’s narco list, who was arrested on Wednesday night along with six others at the port of Batangas for reportedly transporting high-powered firearms and drugs, was killed during an alleged scuffle with a police officer in San Juan yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

PNP chief: Speed up raps, dismissal process vs killer cop

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police chief Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday ordered the immediate filing of criminal cases and summary dismissal proceedings against a drunken policeman who had shot dead a 52-year-old woman in Quezon City. In a now-viral video taken on Monday night by the woman’s grandson, Police Master Sgt. Hensie Zinampan was seen […] The post PNP chief: Speed up raps, dismissal process vs killer cop appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

San Fernando bust: 1 dead, 1 nabbed; P27K shabu seized

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A drug suspect was killed after he allegedly tried to shoot an undercover police officer with a handgun during a buy-bust operation today, May 31, in Barangay North Poblacion, San Fernando town in southern Cebu. Joseph Ubanan, 27, the target of the buy-bust operation, died after he was shot in the […] The post San Fernando bust: 1 dead, 1 nabbed; P27K shabu seized appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Msgr. Cris Garcia passes away

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The founding priest of the Society of the Angel of Peace (SAP) has passed away, a church official here confirmed. Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, confirmed to CDN Digital in a phone interview on Monday, May 10, that Msgr. Cristobal Garcia died last Sunday, May 9. “He […] The post Msgr. Cris Garcia passes away appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill 81-year-old man in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — An 81-year-old man is the second shooting victim in Mandaue City, today, May 6, 2021. Rodulfo Seno Bihag, a resident of Zone 5, Barangay Canduman in Mandaue City, was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen at past 12 p.m. outside his house in the barangay. According to initial police investigation, […] The post Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill 81-year-old man in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Town administrator slain in Capiz

A veteran journalist and now municipal administrator of Pilar, Capiz was shot dead by masked riding-in-tandem gunmen Sunday, the National Union of Journalists said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Murder suspect shot dead

The suspect in the killing of a barangay leader in Caloocan was killed in an alleged encounter with police on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

12-year-old boy shot dead for ‘stealing scrap metals’

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The minor who was shot dead by a security guard for allegedly stealing scrap metal from a construction site in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, has died. Police Staff Sergeant Renato Baldo, the investigator of the case, said the 12-year-old victim was shot dead by a security guard of a construction site in […] The post 12-year-old boy shot dead for ‘stealing scrap metals’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 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

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

Medellin ambush: Man, who just got out of jail, shot dead in front of his 2 kids

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man, who just got out on bail after nine years in jail, was killed in front of his two minor children after the car they were riding on was ambushed on their way home from prison today, March 26, in Medellin town in northern Cebu. Reynaldo Arcenal, 48, was shot […] The post Medellin ambush: Man, who just got out of jail, shot dead in front of his 2 kids appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 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

PNP on killing of Calbayog mayor: His group fired first

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday (March 9) said that the group of Calbayog City Mayor Ronald Aquino fired the first shot in the gunfight that led to his killing. In a statement, the PNP said Aquino’s group “was alleged to have initiated the shootout” when his bodyguards fired at an unmarked vehicle […] The post PNP on killing of Calbayog mayor: His group fired first appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

Talamban cops turn to CCTVs to shed light on killing of security guard

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still checking the footage of security cameras in nearby establishments of the area where a 30-year-old security guard was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on March 7 in Barangay Talamban in Cebu City. Police Corporal Michael Angelo Singson of the Talamban Police Station said that they would need […] The post Talamban cops turn to CCTVs to shed light on killing of security guard appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Still no leads in killing of Lapu Muslim Affairs head

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has yet to determine the motive of the killing of Abdullah Pabilla, head of the Muslim Affairs here. Pabilla was shot dead by two still unknown perpetrators riding a motorcycle near the Clean and Green Office within the Lapu-Lapu City Hall compound on Tuesday afternoon, February 23, […] The post Still no leads in killing of Lapu Muslim Affairs head appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Danao shooting: 4 gunmen kill suspected drug lord’s wife, turn V-day celebration into tragic one 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Valentine’s Day celebration turned into a tragic one for the family of suspected drug lord Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro when four unidentified assailants barged into their home in Danao City and shot dead “Barok’s” wife, Alma, at dawn of February 15. The four gunmen, who were wearing bonnets, dragged Alma Alvaro, […] The post Danao shooting: 4 gunmen kill suspected drug lord’s wife, turn V-day celebration into tragic one  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021