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Galua defense: Guns, 2 grenades planted

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent THE lawyer of architect Rey Galua yesterday revealed their defense in an effort to convince prosecutors to trash the complaint filed by the police: most of the pieces of evidence were planted. Galua’s lawyer, former Misamis Oriental provincial prosecutor Arturo Ubaub, accused the police of making ...

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Justice for Rotoras signature campaign

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent ORGANIZED students of the state-owned University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines on Wednesday launched a signature campaign in an effort to pressure authorities into speeding up the investigation into the Dec. 2, 2017, shooting death of university president Dr. Ricardo Rotoras. The Student Council ...

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Mystery shrouds unfinished USTP building

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MYSTERY continued to shroud the unfinished twin four-story student center and education complex building of the state-owned University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines as school officials kept mum on the details pertaining to the project that was ordered stopped in January 2017. All that ...

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CIDG charges Galua, ‘patient in hospital’

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group yesterday pressed charges against architect Rey Galua for illegal arms, ammunition and explosives possession. But the suspect, who is also seen by the police as a “person of interest” in the investigation into the Dec. 2, 2017 killing of University ...

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Police nab former USTP contractor

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent AUTHORITIES arrested a “person of interest” in the investigation into the Dec. 2, 2017 shooting death of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) president Ricardo Rotoras in a raid carried out inside a gated subdivision in uptown Cagayan de Oro yesterday morning. Supt. ...

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Police say 200,000 joined procession

  DARWIN Generalao of Barangay Carmen and couple Nick and Bebie Olaivar of Barangay Bayabas credited their devotion to the Black Nazarene for their successes. The three were among the thousands of Roman Catholic devotees who took part in the “Traslacion” here early morning yesterday. Police said the procession crowd ...

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Oca orders liquor ban, drone watch

By LITO RULONA, NITZ ARANCON and A.L. RICALDE Correspondents AUTHORITIES would be enforcing a liquor  ban even as they would be monitoring and regulating drones in the city today as part of security measures ahead of the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene tomorrow. Mayor Oscar Moreno has issued Executive ...

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