ON SHABU CONSIGNEE’S ‘ARREST’: PRO-6: No need for NBI to coordinate with PNP

FOR the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6, credibility and trust are “non-issues” as far as the surrender of the consignee of the controversial P6.4-billion shabu shipment is concerned. Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, PRO-6 spokesperson, issued the retort after some observers questioned why agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) took custody of Eirene May Tatad without […]

Village chief’s brod-in-law, pal nabbed in drug sting

TWO newly-identified drug personalities were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Edgar Juson, 59, of Barangay Bolilao, Mandurriao, and Franklin Librando, 32, of Poblacion Ilaya, Lambunao, Iloilo, were collared after selling a sachet of suspected shabu evening of Feb. 4, 2018. Juson is the brother-in-law of Barangay Captain Nenita Juson while Librando, […]

Teeners commit suicide

By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Jomarie A. Billones Two teenagers died in separate suicide incidents in Capiz and Iloilo over the weekend. A high school student allegedly committed suicide by hanging morning of Feb 3, 2018 in Guimbal, Iloilo. Police identified the victim as Aquilino Elarmo, 18, a resident of Barangay Balantad, Guimbal. Inspector Antonio Monreal […]

Capiz has 189 new police investigators

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The Capiz Police Provincial Office(CPPO) has 189 new qualified investigators following their graduation from the Criminal Investigation Course(CIC) on Friday, Feb. 2, in a hotel here. Also, 56 police non-commissioned officers in Capiz are qualified to handling investigation works. The ceremony was graced by Supt. Pablito Asmod, assistant […]

13 towns lack standard police station buildings

THIRTEEN of the 43 towns in Iloilo Province still do not have standard police station buildings. These are Alimodian, Balasan, Batad, Cabatuan, Dingle, Guimbal, Leganes, Lemery, Maasin, Pototan, San Joaquin, San Rafael, and Sara. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-Iloilo) director Teodora Sumagaysay said police in these towns use temporary facilities provided by […]