Suspected assassin slain in shootout

ZAMBOANGA CITY — An alleged “contract killer” was killed while his cohort escaped in a “stop-and-frisk” operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, a top police official said Monday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office-9 director, identified the slain suspect as Jun delos Reyes, alias Tabilong, 32, a resident of Pagadian City, Zamboanga … Read More

2 killed as cops raid house of Maguindanao vice mayor

COTABATO CITY — Two persons were allegedly killed when they exchanged fire with police during a law enforcement operation in Datu Montawal (formerly Pagagawan town), Maguindanao early Thursday. Armed with a search warrant, police in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PNP-ARMM) raided the house of Vice Mayor Ottoh Montawal of Datu Montawal town in Maguindanao … Read More