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Activists hit university exec, guards for alleged harassment during forum

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON Correspondent YOUTH activists on Thursday decried a school official and guards of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) for alleged harassment and intimidation. Kabataan partylist and the Students Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights (Stand-IIT) alleged that the University’s acting director of student affairs, ...

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Capitol won’t take Regencia as inmate

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief and LITO RULONA Correspondent THE capitol yesterday frowned over a court order to transfer detained Iligan Mayor Celso Regencia to the Misamis Oriental jail, calling the local chief executive a “high profile” personality who could cause the spillover of political unrest from Iligan to ...

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Regencia transfer to Misor jail looms

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan Bureau chief ILIGAN City–A regional judge has ordered detained Mayor Celso Regencia transferred to a prison facility in Cagayan de Oro, sparking unrest among the politician’s supporters here. The order was issued by Judge Marissa Estabaya of the 44th branch of the Regional Trial Court in ...

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PDEA to file raps vs 4 in P3-m drug bust

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is set to press charges today against four drug suspects who were caught with some P3 million worth of suspected shabu in Iligan city late last week. PDEA regional  director Wilkins Villanueva said the suspects––Sanawiya Ampaso Calumbang, ...

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Iligan woman says mayor manhandled her in prison

By NORA SORINO, SITA ASEQUIA, and NENE LACHICA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Detained Mayor Celso Regencia has got another issue on his already full plate. A typhoon Sendong survivor named Yvonne Yancha Antolihaw alleged that she was manhandled by Regencia at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) facility ...

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Iligan lawyer bares alleged plot to kill him, judge

By NORA SORINO GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–A prominent lawyer here has claimed that there is a plot to assassinate him, another lawyer and a judge handling the case filed against city hall officials. Lawyer Vermin Quimco said he learned this from a witness who is privy to an alleged agreement ...

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Man in threesome found dead in bathroom

By NORA SORINO and NENE LACHICA GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Bedding two guys at the same time could be fatal. The cashier and roomboy of Jessica Lodge, Edmar Yamedo, found one Roldan Jaramat, 32, a resident of Zone 3, del Carmen, this city, dead in one of their rooms Monday morning. ...

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