Forty of the 51 Ozamiz City Brgy. captains surrender to the police

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Forty of the 51  barangay captains of Ozamiz City voluntarily surrendered before the 24-hour deadline imposed by city police director C/Insp. Jovie Espenido lapsed Monday, July 31, 2017. Last Sunday, Espenido called on the supporters of the late City Mayor Rolando “Aldong” Parojinog to surrender all the “items” left to them …

DOJ set to submit for resolution criminal complaint vs Parojinog siblings

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to submit for resolution on the criminal case against Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez and her brother, Reynaldo Jr., During the inquest proceedings on Tuesday held at PNP Headquarters in Camp Crame, the two refused to sign a waiver of detention under Article …

Ret. Bishop Oscar Cruz to probe on priest accused of pedophilia

MANILA, Philippines —  Retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz has been assigned to investigate the case  of relieved Taytay priest Msgr. Arnel Fuentes Lagarejos. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon  tasked Cruz to look into the case. Lagarejos is the president of Cainta Catholic College but he was stripped off his position following his arrest. It …

Ozamiz Vice mayor Parojinog and brother to undergo inquest proceedings Tuesday

MANILA, Philippines —  The inquest proceedings of Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez and her brother, Reynaldo Jr., has been moved on Tuesday to be held at Camp Crame, Senior Deputy State Prosecutor Richard Anthony Fadullon said on Monday.   Fadullon said he has been informed by members of the PNP-CIDG to reschedule the …

NPA rebels release police captive eve of his wedding day

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —

The New People’s Army  Friday  released PO1 Alfredo Basabica Jr. in Baganga, Davao Oriental whom they held captive for 17 days. The rebels released Basibica July 28, in Davao Oriental, eve of his  wedding day. Basibica was scheduled to  wed his fiancee public school teacher  Princess Kaye  Dacuycuy Saturday, July 29. The …

Ozamiz Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, 7 others killed in an early morning raid

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)— Ozamiz City  Mayor  Reynaldo “Aldong” O. Parojinog and his wife Susan Parojinog were killed in an early morning raid Sunday, July 30, 2017  in his house in San Roque Lawis. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog  and his wife died  due to gunshot wounds. Authorities also raided Parojinog’s daughter Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog …

59 suspected Maute recruits facing rebellion charges

BASILAN, Lanao del Sur— Some Fifty-nine suspected recruits of the Maute terrorist group are now facing rebellion charges before the Department of Justice (DOJ). The new recruits were arrested in in Zamboanga City and was later presented before the panel of prosecutors chaired by Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Peter Ong. From Zamboanga del Sur there …

Immigration bars 176 foreigners from entering the country

MANILA, Philippines— The Bureau of Immigration and Deportation (BID) barred the entry of 176 foreign sex offenders  to the country. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente Friday said from January to June this year, 176 foreign nationals  were denied entry. The aliens were denied entry due to their record as registered sex offenders (RSOs), or individuals convicted …

Cops arrest drug suspects at evacuation site in Lanao del Sur

Maguindanao, Philippines — Five persons suspected to be involve in illegal drugs were arrested by police and anti-narcotics agents inside the evacuation center in Lanao del Sur Thursday, July 27. Police director Chief Supt. Ruben Sindac of the ARMM  revealed that the suspects were monitored merging with the internally displaced persons  in Lanao del Sur, …

Duterte to Sison: return home and fight here

DAVAO CITY, Philippines– President Rodrigo Duterte dares exiled  Communist Party of the Philippines Chairman Jose Maria Sison to return to the country and fight here. Duterte who visited the wake of the six policemen ambushed by the  New People’s Army in Guinhulngan, Negros Oriental Thursday night, challenged Sison to leave his comfortable life in  Utrecht, …