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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: inquirer inquirerJan 18th, 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

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

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

CHR-7 investigates ‘secret jail’ in Sawang Calero Police Station

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has started investigating reports of an alleged “secret jail” inside the Sawang Calero Police Station.  Investigators from CHR-7 visited the Sawang Calero Police Station on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, to conduct an inspection. They accompanied two complainants who pointed out to investigators the location […] The post CHR-7 investigates ‘secret jail’ in Sawang Calero Police Station 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

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

Pentagon surplus handouts stoke the militarization of US police

When US police flooded the streets around the country to confront protesters two weeks ago, for many it appeared like the army had deployed, with camouflage uniforms and combat gear, heavily armored anti-mine vehicles, and high-powered assault weapons. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 14th, 2020

PRO-7 vows to help with recovery of 16 cops, 5 civilians from San Nicolas Station

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We will not be leaving them behind.” This was the promise made today, May 12, 2020, by Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) to the 16 policemen and five civilians of the San Nicolas Police Station in Barangay Sawang Calero, here, who […] The post PRO-7 vows to help with recovery of 16 cops, 5 civilians from San Nicolas Station appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

Cotabato City enforces ‘no movement Sunday’

  COTABATO CITY – All streets here turned empty last Sunday when the city government started enforcing its “no-movement day” as an added measure to quell the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Only vehicles ferrying anti-COVID-19 frontline workers, police patrol cars and military KM 450 light trucks were seen moving in the streets as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 11th, 2020

Cotabato City implements weekly no movement day

Only police patrol cars, military vehicles, and vehicles carrying medical frontliners are allowed on the streets......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

U.S. military calls on Kurdish forces in northeast Syria

QAMISHLI, Syria – US military vehicles Saturday, November 2, entered a Kurdish-held area in northeastern Syria and met with officials, Agence France-Presse (AFP) correspondents and a local source said, in the second such visit since an announced US pullout from the Turkish border area. Beige-colored armored vehicles flying the American flag ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

PNP Official Holds Roving Inspection in Cebu City

Allegations of violent crimes in conflict-hit barangays led a top police official here to conduct a roving inspection in identified areas. Police Brigadier General Dennis A. Siervo, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Human Rights Affairs Office, on April 26 inspected barangays Suba, Sawang Calero, and Pasil, which were tagged in media reports to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 10th, 2019

Romanian, German defense firms to produce military vehicles

BUCHAREST — German defense company Rheinmetall and Romania's Uzina Automecanica Moreni have signed an agreement to produce eight-wheeled armored military veh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2016

300 cops, soldiers raid home of narco mayor

A large force of 300 police and military personnel, backed by 10 armored personal carriers and two helicopter gunships, raided Thursday the home of a Maguindanao mayor publicly accused by President Duterte of involvement in the illegal drugs trade......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

1 dead, 4 arrested in Maguindanao raids

A suspect was killed while four others were arrested in joint police and military operations in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Slain activists’ kin seek dialogue with Guevarra

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has expressed willingness to talk with the relatives of two of nine activists slain in simultaneous operations conducted by the police and the military in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) last month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

CPP calls for unity against Chinese military aggressors

“[The CPP] calls on all forces, from the mass-based democratic forces to the conservative political oppositions as well as elements within the ruling regime and in the military and police forces, to exert all effort to assert the country’s sovereign rights and drive away the Chinese imperialist aggressors,” it said. The post CPP calls for unity against Chinese military aggressors appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

PNP on alert vs ‘COVID-19 smuggling’

The Department of the Interior and Local Government has ordered the Philippine National Police to intensify boundary checkpoints following the reported smuggling of people untested for COVID-19 in and out of the National Capital Region Plus bubble in trucks and colorum vehicles......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Pasig donates 30 vehicles to city’s police force

The Pasig government on Friday turned over 30 patrol cars to the city’s police force to boost anti-crime operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Pasig LGU donates 30 new patrol cars to local police force

The Pasig City government has donated a total of 30 police patrol vehicles to the local police in a bid to increase police visibility in the city. “These are sedan-type so that they fit even in the alleys. And as we always joke, they also have aircon,” Mayor Vico Sotto said in a Facebook post. […] The post Pasig LGU donates 30 new patrol cars to local police force appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021