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Robbery, extortion raps filed vs Rigat, 3 others

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . POLICE yesterday pressed charges against Chief Insp. Rolando Rigat and three of his men in the Highway Patrol Group who were arrested during an anti-extortion entrapment in Iligan City on Wednesday evening. Iligan police director  Senior  Supt. Leony Roy Ga said Rigat, ...

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2 HPG cops, 2 aides fall in entrapment

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent with NORA SORINO GSD-Iligan bureau chief . POLICE arrested on Wednesday night two of their own from the Highway Patrol Group and two others for allegedly being behind a string of extortion activities along the Macapagal Highway in Iligan City. One of the arrested suspects is ...

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Village chief files leave amid suspension rumors

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Ric Palahang and Sita Asequia Correspondents Iligan City — The barangay chairman of Tambacan, this city is currently on leave following rumors that he will be suspended. A check with the barangays revealed that Barangay Chair  Jimmy Sale is on leave. The officer-in-charge, ...

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Iligan celebrates city fiesta

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — Despite lingering threats brought about by the on-going Marawi seige, the city marked its fiesta yesterday. People had somewhat forgotten the fears they collectively felt during the early days of the seige that began May 23, ...

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Ludabi talents perform today

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Talents of the cultural organization Lubas sa Dagang Bisaya (Ludabi) will perform and show their brand of entertainment today. In the show, half-forgotten Visayan songs like “Ampinging Mga Bulak” and “Lagkaw” will be among its repertoire. Expectedly, they will be ...

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Four more holidays in Iligan before month ends

ILIGAN City–The city will be observing four more holidays before this month is over. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the city will observe the “Pagpakanaug,” a procession around the city of the statue of St. Michael. The next day has been declared by Malacanang as a regular holiday — the commemoration ...

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Iligan pays tribute to its heroes

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Jun Enriquez Correspondent Iligan City — This city paid tribute to its heroes consisting of entertainment from the Buhanginan voices, selected government employees for the Iligan March, cultural dance of the Kalimulan Dance troupe of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, ...

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Construction workers drown off Iligan coast

Iligan City — Two construction workers, who decided to go fishing after a drinking spree here, drowned off the coast of Iligan City. The fatalities were identified as siblings Fernando and Candido Mendoza Tonghay, both hail from Zamboanga City. Numerano, who is a brother of the two fatalities, said Fernando ...

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