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Iligan city drug rehab now fully operational

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — This city’s rehabilitation center for drug addicts is now fully operational. Dr. Ray Sagge, a psychiatrist in the City Health Office here said the Iligan City Drug Abuse and Rehabilitation Center is located at Fatima, Abuno, this city. At present, ...

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Another hearing on Regencia case tomorrow

By Nora C. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Another hearing of the case against embattled city mayor Celso Regencia has been scheduled tomorrow. Norberto Altres, spokesperson for former congressman Vicente Belmonte, Jr said the hearing would still be on the petition for bail from the mayor’s camp. ...

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Bus crashes into store, passengers injured

By Nora C. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief, Sita Asequia, and Nene Lachica, Correspondents Iligan City — A bus of the Rural Transit Corp rammed into a store early morning Monday here injuring the driver and passengers of the bus. In a report by Police Station 5 at Poblacion, this ...

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Power outage plunges Iligan in darkness

By Nora C. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — An unscheduled power blackout caught residents by surprise as the whole city plunged in darkness last Friday. Elizabeth Ladaga, communications specialist of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in a text message said there was a tripping ...

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Wife of former prosecutor dies in freak road mishap

By Nora C. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief andSita N. Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — A wife of a former prosecutor of this city died after figuring in a freak road accident at around 10 pm along the national highway in Barangay Sta. Felomina, this city. ElnaDajao, 60, married to ...

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Cops nab Mapandi Gang member

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief, Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., and Sita Asequia, Correspondents   ILIGAN City — Operatives of Police Station 2 arrested over the weekend s certain “Michael,” an alleged member of the Mapandi Brothers Criminal Gang in a buy-bust operation at the roadside near Highway 30, ...

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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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