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‘Radicals’ behind ambush: NBI exec

A NATIONAL Bureau of Investigation (NBI) official has linked a group of “young radicals” that is allegedly seeking recognition and support from the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) to the ambush of an Iligan-based ABS-CBN crew in Marawi City on Saturday. The suspects were young radicals …

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Judge issues gag order vs Regencia, Marzo groups

By NORA SORINO and SITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–A regional judge on Monday ordered the groups of Mayor Celso Regencia and Vice Mayor Ruderic Marzo to stop from issuing comments in public about his temporary restraining order (TRO). Judge Arthur Abundiente of the Regional Trial Court Branch 4 …

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Bus firm executive abducted in Iligan

By Nora Sorino and Tomasita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Three still unidentified men snatched an executive of Rural Transit Mindanao Inc. (RTMI) at Purok 1, Buruun, this city, at dawn yesterday. The executive, Edwin Torres Sr., 56, a liaison officer of RTMI, was bound to Cagayan de Oro when …

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Reg’l court orders Marzo, Abragan to step aside

By NORA SORINO and BONITA ERMAC of GSD Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–A regional court has ordered Ruderic Marzo to cease and desist from performing the functions of mayor, and to return to his position as vice mayor of the city. The court also ordered Providencio Abragan Jr. to stop being …

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Marzo subs for Varf, is now admin’s mayoral bet in Iligan

By NORA SORINO GSD-Iligan Bureau Chief ILIGAN City–Acting Mayor Ruderic Marzo has filed his certificate of candidacy for mayor before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) late last week. Marzo filed as a substitute for Rep. Vicente Belmonte Jr. who withdrew from the 2016 mayoral race. Belmonte earlier announced his decision …

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Marzo gets ready as Varf withdraws candidacy

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan Bureau chief ILIGAN City–Acting mayor Ruderic Marzo yesterday said he would fill the vacuum caused by Rep. Vicente Belomonte Jr.’s withdrawal from the mayoral race. Belmonte went to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here and withdrew his candidacy for mayor on Monday. Marzo said he was …

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