‘Hired gun’ eyed in shooting of lawyer, drug surrenderer

DUMAGUETE CITY – The Negros Oriental provincial police office on Monday bared that a gun-for-hire could possibly be behind the recent shooting of a lawyer here and a “drug surrenderer” in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental. Col. Julian Entoma, Negros Oriental provincial police director, said empty shells from a .45-caliber handgun recovered by the police from both crime … Read More

Leyte under state of calamity

TACLOBAN CITY — Leyte‘s provincial government has placed the entire province under a state of calamity after Typhoon Ursula left a trail of destruction when it crossed the region on Christmas Eve.  The declaration was made late Thursday afternoon through a “Session en Consulta” where members of the Provincial Board were required to participate through mobile … Read More

Zambo Christmas Day anti-drug ops nab 4

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Four drug personalities were arrested while about PHP108,000 worth of suspected shabu seized in separate anti-drug operations on Christmas Day her in the Zamboanga Peninsula, the police reported Thursday. Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Janiel Reyes, 26; Alfisar Aharijan, 36; Nijal Abdulla, 23; and, … Read More