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Vigilante-style killing strikes anew in Surigao

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — A resurgent wave of vigilante-style killing in Surigao has claimed a life while critically wounder another. This, even as members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Surigao City chapter continue to boycott representing illegal drugelated cases. In a police report, Surigao City Chief ...

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Dureza visits Lanao Norte

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Correspondent TUBOD, Lanao del Norte — Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) Secretary Jesus Dureza visited Lanao del Norte recently. He came to grace the “Panagtagbo sa Kalinaw” (Convergence for Peace) held at the Provincial Capitol of the province in celebration of the Lanao ...

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Vendors raise security, sanitation concerns in Bulua public market

By LITO RULONA Correspondent AN ASSOCIATION of market vendors operating inside Bulua Public Market has been complaining that there are no police securing the area in the past several months. The association has raised this complaint before the City Council’s committee on economic enterprise chaired by City Councilor Ian Mark ...

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City Hall assures ample support to Cocpo

The city government already released P2,528,433.56 for the electrical connection, furniture and fixtures for  the new 1,000-square meter Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) headquarter building built in 2013 on a lot it donated at barangay 40. The amount is for the the installation of three 100KVS transformers; split ...

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‘Cocpo doesn’t have enough guns’

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Acting-City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian disclosed that the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) does not have enough long and high-powered firearms they can use during its police operations. Bahian said there are no available long firearms that were set as standby ...

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Suspected NPA rebels harass sitios in Balingasag

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent A BAND of suspected New People’s Army rebels allegedly harassed residents in Barangay Kawali, Quezon and Sitio Lantad, Balingasag town in Misamis Oriental at around 3 am, Monday, a military officer said. The Army’s 58th Infantry Battalion commander Lt. Col. Francis Carandang said residents in the ...

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Gov’t troops kill female NPA in armed encounter

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur — A female New People’s Army died and her AK47 was recovered at around 3:45 pm Saturday after an encounter between the government troopers of 29th Infantry Battalion and the NPA rebels at the vicinity of Barangay Hinimbangan, Kitcharao, here. The identity of the dead NPA ...

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Calizo wants tanods, cops to include bridges in patrols

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The City Council’s Committee on Police, Fire, and Public Safety expressede alarm over the stabbing incident and death of Cherrymae Dayo, who was from San Juan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental. Committee chairman Ruben Calizo said he would conduct an ocular inspection along with his committee members, City ...

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Oplan Tokhang reloaded

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent THE NATIONAL Police has started the second round of the national police’s Operation Tokhang across the country yesterday. Here, Camp Alagar commander Chief Supt. Agripino Cruz has issued a directive on the relaunching of Oplan Tokhang to all provincial and city police directors in northern Mindanao. ...

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City council body tasks RTA to conduct study on taxi cabs

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Committee on Public Utilities has tasked the newly-created department Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) to conduct a study on allowing the increase the number of taxi units as requested by an association of drivers and taxi operators. Committee chairman Teodulfo Lao, Jr. said there should ...

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