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Gunman shoots, kills unarmed cop in Iligan city

By Nora Soriño, Sita Asequia and Ric Palahang of GSD-Iligan Bureau . A STILL unidentified gunman shot and killed an unarmed police officer who was jogging on  del Carmen Ave., Zone 4, Del Carmen here on Thursday morning. Senior Insp. Felix Rabago, Tambo police station commander, identified the victim as ...

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Gandamra to Iligan city officials: No compassion

By Nora Sorino, Ric Palahang, and Sita Asequia GSD-Iligan Bureau . ILIGAN City–Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra interceded on behalf of his constituents who were locked out of their houses in Bayanihan Village here on Monday. Gandamra confronted city information officer Jose Pantoja and said local officials who wanted to drive ...

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Marawi folk assert right to rebuild their city

DISPLACED residents of Marawi City are appealing to President Duterte to grant Meranaws their right to rebuild Marawi City as they rejected the proposed rehabilitation plans “being imposed upon us” –including an ecozone and a military camp — by “those who live far from us.” In a letter to the ...

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Iligan sets ‘pre-demolition’ confab tomorrow

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Ric Palahang, and Sita Asequia Correspondents . Iligan City — The city council here has scheduled a conference with the stakeholders before demolishing the structures with “extensions” in the Bayanihan Village, Barangay Sta. Elena –– a housing resettlement for ‘Sendong’ survivors. City councilor ...

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Morning fire renders six families homeless

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent . Iligan City — A morning fire in Zones 9 and 11 in Barangay Bagong Silang,  here has left six families homeless. The Bureau of Fire Protection said a concerned citizen made a call at around 8:45 am yesterday. ...

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Operatives nab young man for marijuana

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Hermie Arcilla Correspondent . Iligan City — A joint anti-illegal drugs operation by the Philippine National Police here and members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested a young man for selling and possession of cannabis. Senior Insp. Ian Pasco, station commander ...

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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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