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Emano supports return to peace table with Reds

Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano expressed his full support for the resumption of peace talks between the government and leftist forces even as he announced the suspension of work on infrastructure projects situated in areas of the province threatened by the on-going clashes between the two forces. “We are ...

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3 drug personalities killed in Tagoloan town

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Three alleged drug personalities were killed by still unidentified assailants late evening Tuesday in Zone 4, Barangay Poblacion, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. The victims were identified as Julieto Ledesma, 36, married alias Goliath and Niel Dagus, 31 alias Nenel. Both were employees of the local government of ...

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Duterte invites UN, EU to probe killings

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday cursed at United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the European Union (EU) again even as he invited them to come over and investigate the alleged extrajudicial killings in the country. Duterte extended his invitation on two occasions–the first in Villanueva, Misamis ...

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Tagoloan police file robbery, illegal arms charges against Tañajura

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents POLICE yesterday pressed charges against PO1Whylder Tañajura, the policeman wounded after allegedly robbing a grocery store in the town proper of Tagoloan in Misamis Oriental on Sunday afternoon. Supt. Surki Sereñas, Camp Alagar spokesman, said Tañajura was charged with robbery, illegal arms possession ...

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CHR starts probe into El Salvador couple’s death

THE Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is investigating into Sunday’s police actions in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental where a man and his pregnant wife were killed during an alleged anti-drugs operation. “This is a motu proprio investigation. Pasabot nga bisan walay nag-reklamo kami sa CHR mo-conduct og investigation,” said lawyer ...

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Shootout or rubout?

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent POLICE riddled a man and his pregnant wife with bullets during an alleged shootout in El Salvador city in Misamis Oriental at dawn yesterday. The police operation however was marred by allegations that it was a rubout, and not a shootout as law enforcers claimed it ...

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Narcs score in drug raids

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA 10) and the Philippine National Police – Misamis Oriental Provincial Command (MOPC) has intensified their anti-drug campaign for the past few days by arresting more than 10 suspected drug personalities. PDEA 10 regional director Adrian G. Alvariño identified those arrested ...

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