OSG asks SC to junk De Lima’s petition vs arrest over drug raps

BAGUIO CITY — Solicitor General Jose Calida asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed by detained Senator Leila De Lima questioning the issuance of warrant of arrest…

De Lima’s pet dog visits her in detention cell

MANILA — Detained Sen. Leila de Lima was visited by her faithful companion, “Coco”, for the first time on Saturday at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp…

Deposition of Mary Jane Veloso up on April 27

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – The deposition of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina who was believed to have been victim of drug trafficking syndicate, is expected to be taken within…

US sanctions Venezuelan vice president over drug trafficking

WASHINGTON — The United States sanctioned on Monday Venezuelan Executive Vice President Tareck El Aissami, citing his alleged involvement in international drug trafficking. The US Office of Foreign Assets Control…

6 drug couriers nabbed in NAIA — PDEA

MANILA — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (NAIA-IADITG) arrested six drug couriers attempting to smuggle cocaine in the country, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agecny said…

DOJ creates panel to handle drug raps vs De Lima, 7 others

MANILA — Department of Justice (DOJ) Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday said a five-man panel of prosecutors team to handle the drug trafficking complaints filed against former DOJ Secretary and…

2 ex-NBI officials file drug raps vs De Lima

MANILA — Former ranking officials of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday filed another drug trafficking complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against former DOJ Secretary and…