NCRPO appeals to public not to spread ‘police memo’ on Maute Group attack

MANILA — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Tuesday appealed to the public to refrain from spreading a memorandum from the Valenzuela police station claiming that Maute Group members are planning to conduct bombing attacks in Metro Manila. “Today, a document allegedly from the Station Intelligence Branch of Valenzuela Police Station was circulated … Read More

Gov’t forces gear up for Marawi rehab

MANILA — Government forces recovered illegal drugs as well as cache of high-powered firearms over the weekend in Marawi City as they prepare to embark on other key tasks such as rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City. During the regular Mindanao Hour press briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said 11 kilos of suspected … Read More

P250-M worth of shabu, high-powered arms seized in Marawi City

MANILA– Troops engaged in clearing Marawi City of the remaining Maute Group members recovered 11 kilograms of shabu, with an estimated street value of PHP110 million to PHP250 million, and four high-powered weapons early evening Sunday. This was based on reports by 1st Infantry Division commander Brig. Gen. Rolando Bautista forwarded by the military’s 4th … Read More

Maute fighters in Marawi dwindle

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 17 — The number of Maute members fighting the government forces in the strife torn city of Marawi has dwindled as soldiers continue to advance in areas the extremists used to have a strong hold, the military said Saturday. According to the Joint Task Force Marawi, the sustained ground and … Read More

Power restored in some parts of Marawi

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The Department of Energy (DOE) in coordination with the various generations, transmission and electricity distribution players in Mindanao, is trying to bring back power in some critical parts of the strife torn Marawi City, a DOE press statement said Friday. The DOE’s Inter-Agency Task Force on Securing Energy Facilities (IATFSEF) … Read More

Maute matriarch now in BJMP custody

MANILA — Ominta Maute alias “Farhana”, the matriarch of the Maute brothers, is now in the custody of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). This was confirmed on Thursday by BJMP Director Serafin Barretto. The BJMP is an attached agency of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Barretto said the … Read More