DEAD MAN SCORNED – Mayor blames deceased PDEA official for narco-pol tag

MAYOR Alex Centena of Calinog, Iloilo blamed a deceased person for his inclusion in the list of alleged narco-politicians in the country. Cententa said his tagging to the illegal drug trade is also politically motivated. The mayor was referring to the late Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Assistant Secretary Abe Lemos as the one who […]

MARTIAL LAW SPILLOVER – *Duterte mulls expanding martial rule to Visayas *No threats so far but police in WV on full alert

By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Louine Hope Conserva AS FAR AS Western Visayas is concerned, the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) has not monitored any threat from terrorist groups. But as of 10 a.m. of May 24, 2017, all police units were placed on full alert status after President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao […]

ILOILO JAIL REVAMPED – 31 BJMP personnel booted from posts over drug claims

THE Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Region 6 relieved 31 personnel of the Iloilo District Jail (IDJ) in Barangay Nanga in Pototan, Iloilo following allegations that an inmate is running the illegal drug trade behind bars. Senior Superintendent Rex Delarmente, BJMP-6 regional director, said the 31 officers are custodial personnel of IDJ. […]