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Drug suspect killed in police shootout

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief, and Nene Lachica, Correspondent Iligan City — A joint conduct of Oplan Tokhang by the City Anti-Illegal Task Force, this city’s Public Safety Company, and personnel from the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion on Wednesday morning left one drug suspect dead in its wake. ...

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Driver caught trying to flee from scene accident

By Sita Asequia, and Adelfa Lachica, Correspondents Iligan City — Personnel of City Intelligence Branch (CIB) led by Dominador Novela, Jr brought one Esmael Datumanong to the station who was caught crashing into a motorcycle. The suspect was arrested by the Novela after he was caught in act of crashing ...

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Cops nab alleged drug pushers in Iligan city

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Correspondent ILIGAN City — Elements of Police Station 5 here arrested four suspects in two separate drug buy-bust operations here on Monday. Police reported that at about 2:30 pm, a team led by Insp. Enrique Dungog conducted a buy-bust operation at Purok 3, Barangay Saray ...

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Computer gamer shot dead

ILIGAN City — A laborer was shot dead while playing a computer game at Purok 3, Barangay Saray, this city, at 3:30 am, Monday. Police identified the victim as Mark Ipan alias Poko, 37, resident of Santo Rosario, this city. Ipan sustained three gunshot wounds –– one to his head ...

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Ombudsman suspends Iligan’s detained mayor

By Frank Dosdos Jr., Nora Sorino and Sita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Detained Mayor Celso Regencia has been suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman for one month for signing an agreement with a company without authority from the city council, the city’s vice mayor confirmed yesterday. Regencia reportedly ...

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Tension grips Iligan City Jail anew

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — As early as dawn Monday, supporters of detained Mayor Celso Regencia blocked city jail again to prevent the latter from being transferred as ordered by the Regional Trial Court-Branch 77 of Quezon City dated Aug. 11. ...

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Siao bill to create Iligan Waterfalls Dev’t Authority

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, andNora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN CITY – This city’s lone district representative has recently filed a bill which seeks to create an office tasked in preserving and protecting the waterfalls and rivers within the city. Authored by Rep. Freddie Siao, ...

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Maria Cristina Falls closes to the public

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, andNora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — The famous Maria Cristina Falls, one of the prides of this city has been closed indefinitely to the public, officials announced over the weekend. In a memorandum signed by Mindanao Generation (Mingen) President ...

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Siao seeks to split annexes from its mother schools

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, and Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — Congressman Frederick W. Siao of the Lone District of this city has filed five bills before the lower house which seek to separate five school annexes from its main school. According to ...

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