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Noriyo Ohara, the 32-year-old Japanese woman whom some agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) abducted from her foster family’s home in Bugallon, Pangasinan province, is now in the custody of the Bureau of Immigration.

When I tried to talk to her Wednesday, she seemed to be in a state of extreme shock.

She didn’t want to talk to members of her foster family who were with me when I went to the immigration bureau detention center in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City.

I suspect she was either thoroughly brainwashed by her NBI captors or is suffering from Stockholm Syndrome, a situation where a kidnap or hostage victim sympathizes with one’s captors.

If I may suggest, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who ordered the NBI to turn over Ohara to the immigration bureau, should have her undergo a medico-legal examination to determine whether she was physically abused.

Most female kidnap victims get afflicted with the Stockholm Syndrome after they have been abused by their kidnappers.

Ohara was detained by the NBI for one month and eight days before the immigration bureau took her under its wing last Tuesday.

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For the benefit of those who haven’t read my two previous columns, Ohara is an undocumented alien who came to the Philippines in 2009 to escape from the Yakuza that had killed her father and that was now after her.

Ohara didn’t pass through the immigration counter at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport because she was picked up planeside by an immigration employee and whisked out of the terminal building.

She was living in Pangasinan and had even assumed a Filipino name—Marife Laganas—when NBI agents arrested her on October 29.

The NBI detained her at the security management division (SMD), but she would be slipped out and taken to a safehouse in Tondo, Manila.

Ohara’s foster family raised P6 million of the P15 million the NBI agents allegedly demanded for her release.

When her foster family sensed that the NBI would not release Ohara even if they would be able to pay the remainder of the ransom, they sought my help.

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Secretary De Lima has formed a three-member fact-finding team headed by Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan to look into Ohara’s reported abduction.

For starters, the team should investigate NBI Director Magtanggol Gatdula who allowed Ohara’s detention.

When Ohara was taken to the SMD office at the ground floor of the NBI headquarters, Gatdula reportedly came down from his office on the fifth floor to take a look at the Japanese woman.

What surprised many NBI oldtimers is that Gatdula allowed SMD boys to arrest Ohara when they are not line agents.

The SMD, composed of low-ranking employees of the bureau, is in charge of securing the NBI premises and guarding detainees.

Gatdula, who is a lawyer, knows that Ohara is an undocumented alien, and arresting illegal aliens is not the job of the NBI but that of the immigration bureau.

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One of Ohara’s captors, who goes by the nickname Labsky and whose real name is Virgilio Gutierrez, is one of Gatdula’s close aides.

Labsky and Chona Espina, an NBI gofer, allegedly received P6 million from Ohara’s foster family.

When Ohara was not at the SMD office, she would be taken to Espina’s house in Tondo to sleep.

The SMD chief, Mario Garcia, and his executive officer, Jose Odellon Cabillan, have been sacked by Gatdula. The NBI chief does not have the moral authority to sack Garcia and Cabillan since they probably received orders regarding Ohara from him.


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Tags: Abduction , Immigration , Japan , Magtanggol Gatdula , National Bureau of Immigration , Noriyo Ohara , Ohara case , Philippines


  • http://twitter.com/sacrebleau Sacrebleau

    Poor woman. Evil NBI. This cannot be allowed to happen anywhere. If it was proven that NBI truly abused its authority then Gatdula’s head should roll for this.

    They are no different from the yakuza that the poor woman was trying to escape from, probably even worse.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TWMPB62XW45B44IJ5R4UAZ7WZY manuel

    NBI Director Gatdula, went down to take a look at a person they abducted/kidnapped and as a Lawyer, did not exercise his judgement to do the right thing?  Instead, Gatdula, let his subordinates held this woman for ransom?  And now, to save his own skin he fires the small fries?   Really incomprehensible that these are actions of CRIMINALS themselves and they are right inside the NBI…….Now, even the NBI, has become a headache to PNOY, in his drive to clean up corruption.  A purge of Crooks and Criminals in the Institution of the Philippines must be done first to restore full Faith, Trust and Confidence, to the Government to succeed.  Opportunities to Change for the better, is just a step away if everyone envision and will do it, instead of repeating to do the same old bad habit.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VN2FJAJPA4UKGVPIY4MI4R6PEM Magsisi

    Good job Mr. Tulfo. This is the kind of reporting we want you too expose and explore. PNOY needs this kind of expose’ to get rid of the cancer on our society. Feed PNOY more of this reporting.

    • Boy_08

      Oi Magsisi nasa ‘matuwid na daan’ tayo sa pamamahala ni Penoy. Walang nagyayaring mga ganyan sa pamamahala ni Penoy. Si GMA ang dapat sisihin sa mga pangyayaring ito. Pwede ring sisihin ang supreme court dahil karamihan sa kanila ay appointed ni GMA. 

  • Anonymous

    sacked gatdula & the rest of the team, thats the way to do it

  • Anonymous

    Hello justice sec De Lima?  i have so much respect for you, but please dont forget to check your own personnel, please dont ignore this issue!

  • Anonymous

    if i’m not mistaken, GATDULA belongs to powerful INC we will se kabayan if this current government has really what it takes to correct the wrong.
     
    as TULFO himself keep posting here, a regular customs employee has a 300m house and drives multimillion peso sports car yet no one can touch him because he belongs to this so could CHRISTIAN group of INC …WHAT DO YOU THINK MR TULFO. WILL THE MATUWID NA DA-AN WORK HERE?? 
     

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WK75Y5KDBWCIM6VURMT5S3J5NU Fascina

      Meron kayang gagawin si PNoy dito???  isa ito sa mga K’s nia di po ba??

      KAKLASE
      KAIBIGAN
      KABARILAN

      KAPATIRAN  as in INC

    • Anonymous

      I guess balik din tayo sa Dating Daan…..

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jose-Hernani-Parco/100000334088180 Jose Hernani Parco

        o kaya “ang dating doon?”

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YD3CT2BSCOJ7366EZ5YWIJD3F4 rhayy

        tamang tama…kaya ang Bubble Gang ay binubuhay na naman ang kanilang “dating doon”….and in keeping with the UTAK WANG WANG, they might as well introduce a new portion called “UTAK WANG BU!

    • alienpatriot

      I would hope that this case does not become just an excuse to make attacks on any church. If allegations are to be made against INC, let them be explained and justified. I am concerned about innuendo and wild accusations based on religious bigotry.

      • Anonymous

        THE REAL RILIGIOUS BIGOTRY IS TO IGNORE THE FACTS, IF I HAPPENED TO BE A PART OF INC AND MR TULFO REPORTED ABOUT A MEMBER WHO LIVES BEYOND HIS MEANS, AS A CHRISTIAN, I MYSELF WOULD GO TO MY PASTOR HAVE IT CLARIFIED

        WHY DON’T U LOOK INTO THIS MATTER AND FIND IT OUT FOR YOURSELF. FOR SURE IT EASY TO KNOW WHO THIS PERSON IS. 

        WHAT I SAID IS NOT SOMETHING AGAINST INC, IT IS A FACT THAT MR GATDULA IS A PART OF INC.. 

        GO LOOK FOR THE TRUTH, FOR SURE MR. TULFO WOULD BE VERY MUCH EAGER TO TELL U WHO THIS PERSON IS OR GIVE U ANY ASSISTANCE U NEED
        AND WE WILL SEE IF MR. TULFO IS THE ONE LYING.

        AREN’T CHRISTIANS SUPPOSE TO LIVE IN HIGH STANDARD? 
         

  • Anonymous

    Iglesia yan! hindi yan gagawa ng labag sa kagustuhan ng diyos! kung walang nakatingin at nakakaalam. hehe! pera na yata yan at hindi ako magtatagal sa pwesto ko. kelan pa ko gagawa ng pera? anong igle iglesia? –Magtanggol Gatdula

  • Anonymous

    Iglesia Ni Cristo yan! huwag! mabigat yan! baka may basbas yan, huwag huwag! baka naman yan ang turo sa kanila. huwag! huwag ninyong galawin yan. baka naman talagang nilagay yan dyan para… alam nyo na.. kasi kung against ang INC sa ginawa nya, kusa nilang IRERECALL yan at didisciplinahin. kala ko sa customs lang may tara. haha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SSCR6ISSW6MUISWTQASKHQEZKM Roel

    Ungas talaga ito si Mon.  Alam na ng yakuza ngayon kung saan na naka tira and ano ang bagon gpangalan ng babae.  madali pa namang na byaran ang NBI or BI so in no time na sa kamay na ng Yakuza itong kawawang babae.

    You should have skipped her name and location in your article.  Baka pati ang mga foster family nya ay mamiligro na rin sa yakuza.

    • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

      Dapat yan ang targetin ng mga Yakuza ang mga Tulfo Brothers mga inutil…

    • Anonymous

      dalhin sa davao city ‘yan for safekeeping, kahit si late Umbra Kato ay takot kumilos sa davao city kapag walang permiso kay VM rod duterte, iyan ang tunay na lider ng bayan walang pakialam kung MILF, NPA o’ Yakuza ka, follow the law!

  • http://twitter.com/whipnsaddle Bastonero

    Dapat itong si Tulfo ang ipagamot sa utak, yung Mental Lapses Syndrome hehehehe.. kasama nung mga utol nya gunggong….Tulfo brothers welcome kayo….

  • The_Great_Barrier_Grief

    From the “war stories” we have heard about how the NBI treats certain prisoners and others who end up in custody of this agency, the NBI is preferred as the “Gestapo of the East”. 

  • Anonymous

    Gatdula is Pampilo Lacson lapdog.  They are both in cohorts in the Kuratong-Baleleng Massacre with over $1 million of Kuratong money missing.  Huwag babanggain s Gatdula ar magagalit si Ping Lacson.  Kayo din. Baka gusto nyo ring masunog at makuha ang mga bangkay ninyo sa Cavite.

    • dmsanders

      buti kung makuha pa ang inyong bangkay eh kung talian kayo ng mabigat, isakay sa chopper at ihulog sa china sea MAKIKITA  pa ba kayo niyan???

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YD3CT2BSCOJ7366EZ5YWIJD3F4 rhayy

    Reading this article and connecting it with the TUWID NA DAAN points only to one direction. Its the wide Central Avenue in QC where all traffic & parking priorities are for the INC! Maski nauna kang dumating sa may gate nila at dediretso ka lang, malayo pa yung paparating na sasakyan ng miyembro nila, pahihintuin ka to give way to vehicles going inside their headquarters! Yan ang realities sa isang pre-dominantly Catholic country. Why? Because of politics! So you see talagang nangyayari ang TUWID NA DAAN!

    • Anonymous

      Eh di mag-miyembro ka na lang sa INC. Problem solved!

    • antonioluna

      naku huwag kayong ganyan, malilinis ang mga iglesia hindi sila nagnanakaw hahaha, ano ba ang mapapala natin sa dating tauhan ni ping biglang laho lacson

      • dmsanders

        palagay ko diyan kayo hindi magkakasundo ng mga tulpo tungkol sa INC kasi meron silang kalaban na isang VIP sa customs at ntouchable ito miembro siya ng sectang ito at ito rin ung may 300M mansion at magagara at mamamahaling sasakyan

  • Anonymous

    But WAIT MON..The BI personnel who picked OHARA at planeside is the ORIGINATOR and must be investigated…
    GATDULA has more explaining to do and must do ala ABALOS a man of LAW?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VN2FJAJPA4UKGVPIY4MI4R6PEM Magsisi

    Go Tulfo, Go…..

  • Anonymous

    NBI dapat explain ano kanila version of story! Ito babae takas Yakuza tapos muka biktima rin rito ng Pilipino Yakuza!!

    Kawawa naman siya!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NXU2XGAHFDYLAQULE3TMTR6SWU Brando

    Wala yan. Malinis si Gatdula. Itanong niyo kay PNoy.

    • dmsanders

      meron bang malinis dito sa ibabaw ng lupa eh di WALA kundi ang TUBIG NG BUKO AT NIYOG lang. sa GOBYERNO pa ba magkaroon nito??? 

      • dmsanders

        ang transaction sa NBI eh hindi kakaning itik lang, ito ay MALAKIHAN di ba Mon Tulpo? Atty Aruga???

  • Anonymous

    Good job, Mon! Yan ang gusto ko sa mga Tulfo, di takot sa mga abusadong tao maging sino man: pulis, militar, nbi, mayor, gov, cong, sen, fg, pres, atbp. Tuloy ang laban T4, pag kasama nyo pa mga Duterte ng Davao e kahit papano me mga sira ulo na titino. Isa sa inyo dapat naging pnp/nbi chief, di hamak mas epektibo kau sa aking palagay kesa mga nakaupo ngayon o dati man, kasama na si pinky lacson na ginawang organized crime organization ang pnp with erap’s blessing of course.

    Mag-ingat kayo at sigurado marami gusto kayo patahimikin.
    Thanks, you make my day!

  • Anonymous

    Something is definetely rotten with this incident and it would be a huge disappointment if drama Delima let this go without an investigation. From the way this went down, you would think Gatdula was pulling the strings all along and with great motive, too…..6M pesos. It’s like the good old days once again when the people who are supposed to protect you from crime are the very same people who are perpetrators of crime.

  • Anonymous

    mabuhay, mon tulfo. huwag mo tigilan ang matakaw sa nbii.

  • antonioluna

    walang kinikilalang religion ang pera, pero teka hindi sangkot si pandakekak baka hindi ito bigyan  ng pansin ni Pnoy at de lima.

    • Anonymous

      DeLima formed a 3-member fact finding team right after meeting Tulfo.  

      • antonioluna

        well sana nga bro seryosohin at huwag gawing moro moro dahil unang utos pa lang ni de lima di na sinunod eh, ang sabi dalhin sa BI pero dinala sa japon embassy

  • Anonymous

    …of the previous columns you wrote, this write up seems to me the best!!!…keep it this way!!!

    …mr. tulfo, welcome back as one of my favorite columnist!!!

  • Anonymous

    at the end of the day..everyone will get their slice of cake..the NBI, the lawyers and the above writer..

  • Anonymous

    now they enjoying the day of the Aquinos in government, weder weder lang yan,,, nagpapakabusog na mga loyalista ni Aquino.. enjoy your meal. 4 more years..!! tsalap tsalap… 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_22PRRPV4XKOOIC5TBS2ZLT7PZQ Tirador Ngbuwaya

    DAPAT ITONG SI GATDULA ANG IMBESTIGAHAN NG DOJ ! Questionable ang integridad nito. . . Pag sinabi nya kasi na wala syang alam dyan sa kaso, wala pa rin syang lusot . . Negligence yon. . .Dapat ang NBI chief na ia-appoint ay isang abogado na may track record of honesty and integrity. . .saan ba galing si Gatdula. . .

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_56ACKPMTKCOR7MEUYCMIL5TGYU fav

      si gatdula ay angkan ng mga Mangundadatu!

      • Anonymous

        Was he already around when the murderous Ampatuan was held at the NBI? He should have executed his being a fair and just official by a fatal accident of the demonic Jr Ampatauan. Waste of time to have that fool lived.

  • Anonymous

    Keep going Mr Tulfo… 

  • Anonymous

    Carry on Mon.sana maparusahan ang tunay na may sala

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYYDTMYSK2VUPDWIMUDPPSVVU4 romulo

    Mukhang malaki ang pera dito Mr. Tulfo, bigla mong kinalimutan si Pnoy hahahahaha

  • Anonymous

    I think that the Japanese woman should undergo a thorough and complete physical and psychological medical examination. A person made captive by the authority not authorized by law to handle the arrest and staying for more than a month with her captors connotes suspicion. And if there are money involved in the holding of the Japanese woman, the more it must be investigated. But her capture for more than a month by the low-ranking, unauthorized NBI personnel is already a big cause for worry.

    Japanese women are mostly silent and submissive due to cultural practice and tradition. They don’t like trouble and harried life and would prefer to become obsequious just to be at peace. She’s pitiful!

    This time I agree with Mr. Tulfo.

  • ryan andres

    Totoo ba ito??? If it is, wtf? Seems like the NBI is allowed to go scot-free and operate as a mercenary agency!

    So, kung may pera ka, pwede ka nila trabahuhin at kidnapin, and they can freely do so, because no one in the government will stop them?

    Kawawa naman tayo…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_56ACKPMTKCOR7MEUYCMIL5TGYU fav

      dapat unahan na ang mga halimaw at buwaya sa NBI…hay naku pinoy talaga basta pera at kalibugan ang pinairal ibibgay sa demenyo ang kaluluwa!!!! 

      • ryan andres

        Tamaaaaaa

  • Anonymous

    Gutsy reporting yields result. We need action people in the govt, like these people. Some people are all talk and no show. Kudos to a job well done.

  • Anonymous

    PNoy should fire gatdula for allowing this thing to happen. A character like Gatdula and ilks have no place in Daang matuwid as espoused by this admin.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    galing mo …MON…ok ka di ka takot sa mga NBI…dapat lang din pa-investigates itong NBI cheif DRAKULA kung bakit kinulong si Ms. Ohara ng mga nbi agents,,, isang turista yan, walang ginawa ng masama sa bansa, yun lang pina-slip thru NAIA immigration siya yun lang kasalanan dyan, dapat BOI ang humawak ng case na yan, mas matino pa kahit papaano ang mga tao doon……….PERO TANONG KO LANG, mayaman ba ang foster family ni Ms. Ohara sa pilipinas, pera ba nila ang pang bayad ng ramson sa mga NBI…

    • antonioluna

      dapat hanapin din yong taga BI na nagretired na, na sya ring nagreport sa NBI dahil hininto na ng foster family ang pagbibigay ng pera

      chain reactions ito ng mga pangyayaring mga taga gobyerno ang sangkot na dapat sanang nangangalaga sa kapakanan ng lahat ng tao kahit ano pa ang lahi nito.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

        yes, kailangan talaga hanapin ang nagretired na BI kasi kung hindi sa kanya ay dapat di nangyari itong problema, malaking kasalanan yan sa LAW  ng BANSA, di lang sa government pati na rin sa mga tao ng PILIPINAS….

  • Anonymous

    In psychology, Stockholm Syndrome is an apparently paradoxical psychological phenomenon wherein hostages express empathyand have positive feelings towards their captors, sometimes to the point of defending them. These feelings are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims, who essentially mistake a lack of abuse from their captors for an act of kindness.[1][2] The FBI’s Hostage Barricade Database System shows that roughly 27% of victims show evidence of Stockholm Syndrome.[3] The Syndrome is named after the Norrmalmstorg robbery of Kreditbanken at Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, in which bank employees were held hostage from August 23 to August 28, 1973. In this case, the victims became emotionally attached to their captors, and even defended them after they were freed from their six-day ordeal. The term “Stockholm Syndrome” was coined by thecriminologist and psychiatrist Nils Bejerot, who assisted the police during the robbery, and referred to the Syndrome in a news broadcast.[4] It was originally defined by psychiatrist Frank Ochberg to aid the management of hostage situations.[5]
    Source: WIKIPEDIA

  • Anonymous

    May kulang sa story. Bakit nakapag-demand initially ng P100M ang mga nasa NBI? ‘Tapos binabaan nila sa kung ilang milyon na malaki rin namang pera.  Bakit magbibigay ang Japanese o ang foster family ng ganoong kalaking halaga? Dahil ba sa yakuza? Napakalaki ng Japan para doon siya magtago kung mayaman siya. Nalilito lang ako. Kung ang Japanese na ito ay cute din tulad ng mga nasa internet, natikman kaya ito ng mga loko?

  • Anonymous

    Sa halip na bigyan ng proteksyon yung biktima (kahit hindi siya Pilipino) ipinahamak pa. Sa ibang bansa tulad ng ng UK may may biktima ng karahasan ng galing pa ng Africa pero may kumakalinga sa kanila sa UK at nabibigyan ng ng kabuhayan para makapagbagong buhay. Sana may malasakit ang mga nasa NBI kahit hindi natin kalahi at lalo na kung wala namang nagawang kasamaan. Pera lang yan mga taga NBI at hindi niyo madadala kapag namatay na kayo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XO4C5N2KEQZ6D2Q7FGTWB4TCZ4 hammie

    Wala na ba tayo’ng maaasahan sa mga authorities? Hindi mo maaasahan ang POLICE, hindi mo rin maaasahan ang mga SUNDALO lalo na ang BARANGAY TANOD o CAFGU o SECURITY GUARDS pati ba naman NBI. Saan na ba tayo tatakbo nito. Panahon na siguro na tayo-tayo na lang ang mag secure sarili natin. ARM YOURSELF TO DEPEND YOUR FAMILY.

  • Anonymous

    No wonder this case has become a source of funding for NBI and BI. They are buwaya inc.

    NBI (National Buwaya Inc) and BI (Buwaya Inc.)

    Who could come to rescue this hapless alien now?

  • Anonymous

     Yesterday at about 11 AM I was stopped at EDSA near Buendia by MCPO men for random smoke belching test.  I have just renewed my registration in October so I assumes my emission test will suffice.  They ran their own test and revved up my engine so it produced some dark smoke.  I was told that the car failed so I have three options.  1.  They will take one of my plate number and I will have to get it from their office in Makati CIty for a 1000 peso fine, or 2.  They can take my license and will have to do the same for 1000 pesos fine, or 3.  I can settle on the spot if I gave them 1000 pesos, but they will not give me any receipt.  This last option made me think that this is not a legitimate operation, but a fund raising for them.  It may look like it’s legitimate operation, but the last option made me think otherwise.  They really make it so hard for the drivers and I am sure a lot of them fell for it.  I chose option number 2, since it’s ok to pay a fine as long as the fine goes to the government coffers and not to corrupt offcials.  Is this the “Tuwid na Daan”?

    • Anonymous

      Sir, baka yung 1000 peso mo ay hindi naibigay sa sa kaban ng  gobeyerno, naging for the boys  o pang tustos sa mga kabit ng mga corrupt officials…Mantakin mo kung sa maghapon ya maka 50 sasakyan silang na harang, E malaking easy money ito…

  • antonioluna

    She should seek assistance from japanese embassy to have asylum in other country not here in pinas where crooks and demons reside in NBI, BI, PNP, AFP etc etc, she should spread the news around world so that Pnoy and De Lima and the rest of our government will be compelled to prosecute those thieves in NBI and BI, just like gloria they should rot in jail for the rest of their lives, for bringing shame in our country, for being a criminal while acting as part of state security.

  • alienpatriot

    We are so lucky that we have an expert on Stockholm syndrome in our midst. Only an expert like ramon would “know” that most female kidnap victims get Stockholm syndrome. Other experts would know that only some do.
    Nonetheless, it is good to see Tulfo doing something other than conduct his regular revenge attack columns. I can only hope that his intervention does more good than harm.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YFMYUNV3AHTSUGWKLVE5VE3LDU Joseph

    Nasyonal Buwaya Inkorporated pahlku ! ! ! ! LOL! ! !
    Hindi aasenso ang pinas kung maraming kurap at
    mapagsamantalang ahensya! ! ! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Fred-Mil/100002160424509 Fred Mil

    nice column. vintage tulfo.

    stick to this one, idol ka pa ng bayan. wag kana tumanggap ng lagay ke FG. mas importante ang credibility kesa pera. tsaka sumasablay analysis mo pag tumatanggap ka ng pera ke FG eh

  • Anonymous

    She was not brainwashed, I think. It is just that maybe she doesn’t want to be in trouble or get persecuted as they are used to peaceful living. Japan is one of the most peaceful country in the world and seldom can you find women raging and blabbering like a lady senator or say blubbering. They have very controlled emotions except privately.

  • Guest

     Mr. Taufoo,

    Your writing style continues to deteriorate. Do you even bother reading these comments? ( Re: suggestions to stop using …I , Me, My etc )…sounds so self absorbed…

    For all the breathless crime busting reporting its very odd that no NBI agents have been arrested or even suspended pending an investigation yet.

    Great job telling all those people how to do their jobs though… your a real hoot buddy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/perryutanis101 Perry Utanis

    I might say these guys are carrying genetic mutation from their fathers haha.. a calculated assault to drivers or by greed offering option 3. Other drivers will pause to think in seconds and pay the fine without the receipt if they have no time to argue. This ilegitimate operation by MCPO or other agency is not acceptable by people with integrity and mentally stable individual.. Therefore corruption is contagious in Pilipino daily life spreading every corner in our country. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GYYFBINDMTZHM6TDHPB667452M agustin

    Again  De lima forming  a fact finding team  ? what happen to rape victim ( Nurse ) in Maguindanao ? what happen to Visconde massacre case ? nothing is heard about these, after only for GMA, ? Delima should apply for political asylum, she is not worth her position.

  • Anonymous

    There’s more to this story than is being said.
    Foster family lang, pero ready na mag-post ng 6million pesos na pang-ransom?
    Tapos nakapasok ng bansa ng may escort sa immigration?

    Gatdula should air his side. Si Tulfo pa lang narinig natin kasi. And I’m puzzled why this is not in the news.

  • Anonymous

    Mr. Tulfo. One of the most important thing you failed to do is to get the gov’t to set up a sting to capture this NBI Mafia criminals in the act. A sting operation called – ‘pay and bust.’ An opportunity to catch them on camera. Espina cannot bring Ms. Ohara to her house. It is against the rules and unprofessional conduct as member of the NBI. Be prepared Mon, seems like you interrupted Gatdulla’s operations.
    One question in my mind is that, how did the foster family got their hands into the millions of pesos paid to the NBI Mafia? What is the financial background of the Oharas in Japan for the Yakuza to kill her father? You can be creative Mon, you can start with the foster family. They must know a lot. Or perhaps you already know.

  • Anonymous

    The news in the Inquirer News is being read not only by Filipinos but by all the people on the world.

  • Anonymous

    Mon, since you’re already out, may I suggest you go 100% and put Gatdula in the spotlight. Possibly a tv interview airing his side of the story. If you are more resourceful you check the bank accounts of this two characters sacked by Gatdula and personal lifestyles like more than one wife. This is big news. It is not enough for them to be sacked. How come they’re not arrested? A possible cover up. Let us not forget that Alias Labsky is one of Ms. Ohara’s captors an aide to Gatdula.

  • Anonymous

    Si Gatdula ay bata ng INK at ni Ping Lacson. Another palpak Aquino appointee.
    Nasaan ang matuwid na daan, Pnoy?Dapat imbestigahan ni De Lima at pati si Gatdula ay iklong. At isunod na si Ping Lacson. Pag nakakulong si Lacson baka sakaling gumulong ang Dacer-Corbito. Hayyy nakuuuu, kawawa Pilipino, kawa Dacer-Corbito. Nasaan ang hustisya?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W2EUBVORJOQAYONIELNSJYWZJI ksafan0

    Pnoy does’nt seem to care about things like this or if he ever does then he puts a lid on it so the foul smell does not spread. Pnoy is quite good at protecting people close to him. If you remember the Luneta fiasco, until now nobody has been prosecuted but he’s fast on Arroyo. When can he see things equally and objectively?



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