SPECIAL REPORT

‘Jueteng’ and other theories on Atimonan slays

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PARTNERSHIP Gold miner Ronnie Habitan of Camarines Norte (second, from left) met with four of the Atimonan 13—Michael Pajarillo, Vic Siman, Supt. Alfredo Consemino and Maximo Pelayo—during the office blessing of New Marc Security Agency in Calamba City in Laguna. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The motive for the police-military operation that resulted in the killing of 13 people in Atimonan, Quezon province, on Jan. 6 has not been established, but several theories have been advanced.

It was part of the government’s intensified effort to eradicate private armed groups (PAGs), but it went awry.

Among the priorities of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission, or PAOCC, is to disband PAGs immediately, if possible, to prevent their use in May’s midterm elections.

The PAOCC has admitted giving Supt. Hansel Marantan, the leader of the police team in the Atimonan operation, P100,000 for intelligence gathering to build up his “Coplan Armado,” the operational plan to arrest Victor “Vic” Siman, allegedly an illegal gambling lord who also headed a PAG in Southern Luzon.

“Marantan pushed the right buttons by going to the PAOCC. He knew that if it’s about PAGs, he’d get support and funds,” a source who has knowledge of PAOCC operations told the Inquirer recently.

But Marantan overdid it and the operation turned into a bloodbath.

It was the end of a battle for turf and control of the multimillion-peso numbers racket jueteng in Southern Luzon.

Siman was expanding in the areas dominated by another alleged jueteng operator, Cenen “Tita” Dinglasan, in Laguna province, and Marantan was allegedly Dinglasan’s protector.

Some people believe Marantan and Dinglasan are siblings but, according to various police sources, the two are not, although they are “very close, more than siblings.”

Siman operated small town lottery (STL) outlets, which he set up as fronts for his jueteng operations.

STL is a government-sanctioned lottery that generates tax revenue from franchise holders. Jueteng operators who use STL as cover for their real business report minimal income; the smaller the income, the smaller the taxes.

To keep their taxes low, jueteng operators hiding behind STL use their STL bet collectors as bet collectors for their illegal bookie operations.

“Using the same collectors for STL and bookie [operations], only a small portion of the collection is declared as STL bets. The bulk of it goes to the bookie collection and to its operator,” the source said.

Avenging Kua

Theorists have offered a curious angle:

The operation was revenge for the killing last year of journalist and former tourism official Nixon Kua to please a powerful friend of Kua.

Kua was shot dead in Greenfields Estate in Laguna in July last year, allegedly by the group of Siman on a contract put out by some rice smugglers whom the journalist had displeased.

While waiting for the group of Siman to arrive in Atimonan, Marantan was overheard telling his closest ally in the operation, Chief Insp. Grant Gollod, Atimonan police chief, that the operation had go-signal from Kua’s powerful friend.

Legal cover

It gets curiouser: Siman and Camarines Norte gold miner Ronnie Habitan, a principal character in the Atimonan drama, were partners in Marc Security Agency, a private security company that was trying to win a contract from the Ayala-run Greenfields Estate.

Marantan, whose Coplan Armado had only Siman for a target, monitored all of Siman’s activities, including getting into legitimate private security operation to provide a cover for his gun-for-hire business.

“Siman owning a legitimate business might jeopardize the case Marantan was building against him,” the source said.

So Marantan, allegedly a target of Siman’s group, which lost a collector to a police operation led by Marantan in Calamba City in November last year, used Coplan Armado as cover to bring the fight to Siman.

And, the theory goes, Marantan ended the fight in Atimonan.

Getting even

The theory of double-cross and skimming profits off gold sales involves gold miner Habitan who, Marantan claimed, was his tipster on the movement of Siman’s group on Maharlika Highway in Quezon on Jan. 6.

Marantan visited Habitan in the gold miner’s house in Jose Panganiban town, Camarines Norte, that morning. Nobody else knew Siman was on the road to Laguna.

Siman, according to this theory, may have double-crossed Habitan in some deal and may have been cheating him in the sale of gold. It is not implausible that the gold miner wanted to hit back on Siman.

Habitan had heard of that theory and denied he was Marantan’s tipster. He said he could not have offered to help a police officer who once extorted money from him and that he was preparing to bring charges of extortion against Marantan.

Habitan also denied having differences with Siman. He said Siman had been good to him.

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  • batangpaslit

    comprehensive reporting.
    my kudos Nancy…

  • goldilock

    Put those men to patrol West Philippine Sea. POACC can get more boats and ships by commandeering all pirates, smugglers, and invaders ships while upholding Philippine territory.

    A check point in West Philippine Sea.

    • ThudOthwacker

      That’s a bad idea. Chinese are expert briber. Go ask Burjer Abalos. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CJQU6JXTCCFD7OQAPKVJH3UIVM Lito

    Only theories but worth reading.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Naiinip na kami sa paglabas ng NBI report!

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    Police Col. doing business with Lord of Organized crime ang illegal gambling?They all deserved the same fate.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Why not ask Marantan to submit his SALNs and do a lifestyle check on all of his immediate relatives?

    • $20174498

      Why not Include Gen Melad, Cols De Leon and Dumlao. You will be surprised kung gaano kalaki ng mga bahay, sasakyan at ari-arian?

      • AllinLawisFair

        Isama lahat mula sa pangulo hanggang sa pinakamababang opisyal ng mga barangay.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Ayon isang tyoriya, natakot si Habitan kay Siman. Dahil gusto ni Siman na sumosyo si Habitan sa kanilang grupo, pero  gusto na lamang ni Habitan ay magnegosyo sa minahan. Ito kasing grupo ni Siman ay may pinapatay na dahil tumangging sumosyo sa kanila at marahil sa takot na baka ipapatay din siya ng grupo ni Siman kaya naging mata siya ni Marantan…

  • farmerpo

    And indeed, guns for hire (PAG even) were wiped out. And turned out to be uniformed policemen. Too bad, there were collateral damage.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Sa nabasa ko. Ang pangyayari ay nagsimula ng itong grupo ni Siman ay inambus yung dalawang pulis officers na mahigpit sa jueteng sa magkahiwalay na pangyayari sa Laguna, yung isa hindi napuruhan pero yung isa ay napatay. Bukod pa dito isang maypa- illegal gambling ang tumangging sumosyo sa grupo ni Siman ang inambus at napatay din. Dahil sa sunod-sunod na pag-ambus sa Laguna binuo ang Coplan Armado, at si Marantan ang ginawang case operation. Sa isang engkwentro noong 2012, napatay nila Marantan yung right hand ni Siman at apat na jueteng kolektor niya. Dito nakatanggap ng death treat si Marantan… Nagulol ang galit ni Siman kay Marantan sa pagkakapatay sa kanyang apat kolektor at right hand… Maaaring dun sa checkpoint ng makita nilang si Marantan ang nagpa-flag down ng  sasakyan ay inunahan nilang pinaputukan si Marantan na tinamaan sa magkabilang paa at sa braso, kaso hindi nila napuruhan. Gumanti naman ng putok yung mga pulis-militar na rumatrat sa kanila ng todo-todo…

    • Htee

      Ok, Dahil sa sunod-sunod na pag-ambus sa Laguna binuo ang Coplan Armado, at si Marantan ang ginawang case operation.
      SINO yung nagutos na gawing leader si maratrat? Yung ang tanong….
      He should come out and take resposibility….

      Sa dinami daming istorya, ang mga importanteng detalye ay parang bayawak na nasa lungga….ang hirap hugutin…

      • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

        Wag ka nang maghanap kung sino nag utos.Undesirable people sa lipunan yang mga tinumba.Lord of Organized crime at Police Col. escorting/doin business with illegal people,why do you care brotha.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MZOKC6X7Q52Z4E5VLYNB7GF72Y Kaloy

         Balitang balita naman talaga ang kabangisan ni Vic siman sa Clamba at karatig bayan sa south Luzon. Tama lang na tapusin na siya bago mapatay ang marami pang iba.

        Luma si ex-mayor sanches kay siman.

    • kolambogan

      Nice script and angle, the problem it’s not the truth, which even if partially could be revealed, the fact remains that 13 lives were lost to trigger happy individuals, led by an operative who has track record to boast for leaving no one alive in his deadly operations, with the chilling connections to past operators of Kuratong Baleleng and Dacer Corbito rub-outs, still unresolved to this day.

    • ApoLapullapu

      Hindi kapanipaniwalang pagkakita nilang si Marantan ang nasa checkpoint ay pinaputokan agad.  Kung ganoon sila ka bilis pumutok, asintado sana at hindi sa mga paa tinamaan.  Kung makipagbarilan sigurohin mong tumama sa target ang una mong putok sapagkat tiyak mas marami kay sa grupo mo ang nasa checkpoint.  

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Maliban diyan,nagalit din ang Militar kay Siman kasi nag lalagay ito sa NPA gamit si NPA taxman para malaya siyang mag operate sa rebel infested areas.

  • $20722540

    parang tsismis itong article na ito

  • Htee

    It was part of the government’s intensified effort to eradicate private armed groups (PAGs), but it went awry.
    Among the priorities of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission, or PAOCC, is to disband PAGs immediately, if possible, to prevent their use in May’s midterm elections.
    So, why Maratrat, why this guy, of all the kings men?
    Basta lang ba binibigay ang 100k to anybody who offer to do intel work on someone???
    May supervision ba o basta nalang nilaglag ang 100k at aasa na lang kung tutunog ito
    paglumagapak sa bottom??? Or alam na nila na bottomless pit yung pinagtapunan nila ng
    100k?
    Meron ba o walang STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE ang PAOCC???
    After the intel, what is the SOP???
    May recibo ba ang 100k kung paano nilustay ni maratrat???…Accountability?

    These are just a few makulit questions that enter into one’s mind after reading this article. Makulit but I do believe these are legit questions that need clarifications… It is not like telling a fairytale where a child just listen to the story of living happily ever after…it needs detail, particularly the 100 thousand pesos part. 100k can feed a lot of hungry mouths.
    INTEL WORK often is a HUSH HUSH BUSINESS but the financial aspect should not be included because it’s people’s money.
    EXPLANATION ANYONE….

    • ApoLapullapu

      Intelligence operations are always secret.  So spending the peoples’ money on such operations is also secret.  But entrusting the operation to an officer who had been involved in many questionable shootouts in the past is like giving him a license to kill.

      • Htee

        Ok, secret para sa atin, pero dapat may tao ring taga PAOCC na mataas ang katungkulan na magsusubaybay at mangalaga sa bunitiwang pera kay maratrat. Hindi yung “o eto ang pera, bahala ka na dyan”. Kung ganoon lang, kawawa naman tayo.

      • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

        Those killed may have killed people as much as Marantan,you want to glorify your fallen idols,asa ka pa.

      • ApoLapullapu

        After this short report, Nancy better dig dipper. The complete story can be a best-seller.  Keep up the good work!

      • ApoLapullapu

        “May have killed people,”   Maybe!  But that they were killed by Marantan and his troops is not maybe.

  • Rovingmoron

    A nice plot for a good movie. Or any writer could come up with a good fiction novel out of this situation. The movie could be titled “Doble Kara” or “Double Cross” if it’s an English movie or novel.

  • Rovingmoron

    Ala bang anggulo kung papaano nag umpisa itong si Vic Siman sa kanyang negosyo at paano nya nakilala si Supt. Consemino at bakit nahikayat si police official na makisawsaw sa business ng sinister guy na to?

  • Rovingmoron

    Yun ang mahirap. Yung nangyari kay journalist Nixon Kua ay lpinalabas na robbery, when in fact, it was a plot to get back at the journalist who may have stepped on the toes of rice smugglers. So patas na ang laban.

  • Rovingmoron

    Start the fiction novel with a scene of a tall, dark and good-looking man in an Expedition SUV  entering the gate of The Palace to visit the PAOCC office. The man in civilian clothes will meet with PAOCC officials to discuss about the nitty-gritty of the operation Coplan Armado. The head of the PAOCC relented to the request of the actor that he be given sufficient funds for the operation to carry out extensive intelligence operations to disband the private armed groups, especially the leader of the gun-for-hire group in the Calabarzon as the prime target.

  • duviz7533

    marantan and consemino looks like birds in same feather…pero magakaibang flock lang,over kill ang ginawa ni marantan for consemino naman over pakisama dahil sumasama siya kay siman sa lakad.walang ibang dahilan ang pinagmulan ito kungdi pera ng hweteng,parang chavit and atong ang noon…eto na gagastos ang taongbayan sa kasong ito…kaya Pilipinas ikaw na naman  ang victim dito

  • Tonypogi

    Talking about throwing a  lot of mud in the air. This was a tactic used during the OJ Simpson trial for the purpose of muddying up the issues. This newspaper is an accomplish towards this end by publishing conspiratorial theories rather than FACTS.

    • Horst Manure

      There is only one fact in the Philippines and that is no one used them including the RTC  ( Real Time Cowboys )..
      If facts were used there would be no corruption, the Just US system would work..the PNP would work.. The economy would be stable and Grow.. Liaryers would have to stop fleecing and deliver ..AND thats a fact. 

  • duviz7533

    nancy baka ma nasasagasaan ka,hwag kang dadaan sa atimonan,please.stay safe

  • MangDolphy

    Parang storya ng the “mob” or mafia ito. Si Siman parang Godfather o “Capo di tutti Cappi”.Sana mailahad lahat ng katotohanan dito. Sana ang talagang totoong papel ng lahat ng major players at mga nadamay lang. Ang ganda sigurong kwento nito. Investigative journalism dapat dito. Sana magka interes and Inquirer para mailabas ang lahat ng storya sa paligid ng insidente na ito.Wala sana’ng sasantuhin. Ilahad lahat para makita ng madla kung gaano talaga ka talamak ang corapsyon na dala ng illegal na sugal at mga PAG na ito.

    • beerhunters

      “I made them an offer which they cannot refuse. Still they would not accept.”

  • $20174498

    DAPAT YANG SI GEN MELAD, COLS DE LEON, DUMLAA AT MARANTAN AY HUWAG NA SANANG PABALIKIN SA  PNP. KASAMA SILA SA GRUPO NG MGA  MANDARAMBONG, KURIMAW, SWITIK, GANID AT MGA DEMONYONG SALOT SA PNP ! KAHIT KASAMAHAN NILANG PULIS  IPAPAPATAY KUMITA LANG NG PERA….PERA…PERA….

    • Alejandro Canda

      AT BAKIT YUNG NAPATAY NA MGA PULIS DIN MALINIS BA SILA? KUNG ISA KANG COLONEL, WHY ARE YOU IN THE COMPANY OF JUETING LORD AND OTHERS WHO ARE KNOWN KILLERS. COL. CONSEMINO DESERVES HIS DEATH AT SORRY NA LANG DOON SA IBANG NADAMAY KASI ANG BALA AY HINDI PUMIPILI KUNG SINO KA.

    • efriend

      All these people in the picture have blood in their hands.  If these police officials in the picture did not know that they are dealing with criminals, then they are not doing their jobs.  They deserve to be fired and/or sent to jail!

  • Mamang Pulis

    NICE—

  • Albert Einstien

    INIMBISTIGAHAN ba ng PNP , BIR,NBI yung CENEN TITA DINGLASAN …na bosing ni marantan…hindi pala si gen purisima ?…ST LUKES…super mahal jan a……lol

  • Komen To

    What is the purpose of this article? Is PDI part of this? Hmmm. Ok lang ganitong style if written by Tulfo, kasi commentary, but as a news item? Wow, talaga lang PDI ha? Dude na ko senyo

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

       special report nga eto ‘teh. ayon o, nakasulat sa tuktok. not necessarily news report ang style.

  • tita_cacayan

    si marantan ay itinalaga diyan dahil alam ng nasa itaas na sya lng ang bihasa for this kind of operation ,mission accomplish

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Hindi pwede ang goody goody guy sa shoes ni Marantan.Dapat i tumba lahat ng Gambling Lord,Carnappers at Drug Lords.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Hmm.. I have just seen the movie “Gangster Squad” and the plot seems no different.

  • nice_boy

    Ano ba to?  News o kwentong kutsero?   Propaganda most probably.

  • regie

    di na ba uso ang probable cause at pag secure ng arrest o search warrant at dinafdaan na lang sa checkpoint?

    • robertcarino

      yup! you just asked the question that made the most sense.

  • Guest

    NANCY CARVAJAL, tarantada kabangPuta? Special Report o, Special TSISMIS? Wala ka bang pinagaralan kung papaano mag report ng balita? ‘curioser’? Dapat sipain ka ng Daily Inquirer kung wala kang magawang matino, tsismosang bruha!

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

      bastos mo! ganyan ba tinuro sa yo sa pamilya mo?

      and the word curiouser comes from Alice in Wonderland–now mo lang narinig yan?! di ka siguro mahilig magbasa.

      • Guest

        Hoy, c. Ikaw ba yan Carvajal? Bastos ka kaya dapat ka rin bastusin. Niloloko mo ang taong bayan sa iyong haka-hakang nagpapanggap na katotohanang report. Binababoy mo ang mga napaka-halagang pangyayari sa iyong sabi-sabi, buwisit. Ang primerong responsibilidad ng isang reporter ay ipahayag ang pawang katotohanan. Ang kuro-kuro mo ay wala sa lugar at panlilinlang sa  matapat niyong mambabasa. Paniniwalaan ka pa kaya sa susunod na ‘special report’? Hindi mo maipagtatanggol ang walanghiya mong kabastusan. Pa ‘Alice in Wonderland’ ka pang naligaw sa ‘Wizard of Oz’, tsimosang tarantadangPutang BRUHA! Humingi ka agad ng paumanhin sa lahat kung ayaw mong mamura.

      • beerhunters

        when something happened to Alice, she got quite surprised that she forgot to speak proper english. Don’t you know that the story was written during the victorian era and that the use of the word “curiouser” is improper english ?? the use of this word then is to illustrate the surprised reaction of the character, where propreity is forgotten.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Ikaw ang Hijo de Puta,galit ka kasi napatay mga idols mong salot  sa Lipunan?

      • Guest

        Torpeng F alonso, bugok ka ba talaga? Na-uunawaan mo ba ang binabasa mo? Binayaran ka siguro ni Maratrat o kaya, isa kang kumag-anak ng mga mamamatay-taong alagad kuno ng batas. Sana sa susunod na Check-point, ikaw at isang dosenang mga mahal mo sa buhay ay hindi matadtad ng bala. Ikaw ang tunay na HijoDePuta at salot ng lipunan sa iyong walang saysay na paratang. Ikaw ang tutuong nagagalak na idolo ng kasamaan. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DSFDOSGCGUM6RQAIWOIW324VNA joey

    “Curiouser” – nampuchang grammer naman yan. Bumalik ka nga sa elementary at mag-aral ulit ng English mo… Isama mo na rin ang journalistic writing sa pag-review, pwede?

    • beerhunters

      I think part of the blame is on the proof reader. The news editor, your attention please!

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

         word curiouser comes from Alice in Wonderland–now nyo lang narinig yan?!

      • beerhunters

        search in all the dictionaries you know of and there is no word such as”curiouser”(Oxford English Dictionary does not consider this as word itself)– this is a word coined by the author as he being a writer, is entitled to what is called literary license, e.g. to make up words, expression, etc.
        To widen your horizon in literature try to read “The Good Earth” by Pearl Buck or “For Whom The Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway or the writings of Leo Tolstoy.

      • Mang_Ben

        Do they have a proofreader?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/HHYFOE34BVAJPJWQHYU5F656WQ GuamMovies

      isa ka ring namang pulpol.  grammar kamo hindi grammer.  tado

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      ‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice
      — Lewis Carroll, Alice’s
      Adventures in Wonderland

  • calixto909

    Theory, gossip or rumor but whatever name one calls it, its all hearsay that is repulsive to read, What the reading public wants to see is a positive outlook of the alleged shoot out or rub out that Marantan et al  have been charged in court for the crime committed also that the administrative proceedings be grinding so that their dismissal from the service as Purisima had taunted be implemented.

    Action from the NBI as the lead agency tasked by Noynoy is the most desired scene that the Filipinos hankered not blah blah blah in the press.

  • eirons1043

    At the rate the investigation report of the Atimonan Massacre is being dribbled it is obvious that Maratrat is the wonderboy of somebody up there in the Liberal Party. Anyway I am willing to let go Maratrat and his men  if he will be the head honcho of our Navy assigned to block the chinese navy at Scarborough Shoal or the chief of the checkpoint on the ingress and eggress of imported cars at Port Irene.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UAABFPUE5ZKBXOAGLWL6POGWU joel genese

      Simplify your deal with Marantan. Why not eliminate all the druglords and gun for hire syndicate and let him rule the jueteng. 

  • beerhunters

    “I warned them time and again never to mess with me, my business nor encroach into my turf.” 

  • GilArellano

    why don’t they check the conversations of marantan and habitan to see if habitan is lying…ang hina talaga ang mga imbestigador…

  • 444mangyan888

    sa davao ba – the Duterte country – meron ding hueteng..??

    • http://www.facebook.com/robert.rael.9 Robert Rael

      walang jueting dito sa davao, bawal ang sugal, hinuhuli nga yung mga nagkakara krus dito, parang sabong lang ata ang alam kung ligal dito

      • 444mangyan888

        ah ok…if only for that, i approve of the Duterte way. Pero, as a whole, i loathe the dirty harry style.. 
         cheers..!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

      Last two….ang sugal sa Davao. Last two digits of the Lotto results.

    • Ari Putan

      Dirty finger to you !!!! hahahaha…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

      wla bro.

  • bryant85

    The NBI case against the group of Marantan that stemmed from the testimonies of the three witnesses hangs by a thread without a collaboration from the alleged gunmen either from Grant Gollod whom Marantan had confided about Kua’s powerful friend or from the soldiers who participated in the killings.

    The defense counsel of the accused has also a star witness who rebutted the testimonies of the prosecution’s witnesses so it’s a standoff as gleaned from a vantage point and the tie breaker must come from these alleged gunmen to turn as state witness(es)

    The prosecution must leave no stones unturned via convincing anyone among the alleged killers to become state witness(es) to pin down Marantan the alleged protector of Dinglasan, a gambling lord and the other party to the alleged turf war.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MZOKC6X7Q52Z4E5VLYNB7GF72Y Kaloy

    STL is a total failure and should be stopped immediately as illegal gambling lords have outsmarted the government by using STL as perfect cover for their illegal jueteng activities all over the Philippines. including Metro- Manila.

  • Roman31

    I read recently that PCSO denied that Siman was ever issued any STL license to operate in Southern Tagalog or elsewhere.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZVS4MKYAHNFS6TCFBFGRZNIIGQ Nueva

    ang naka black wearing gold sayang ang dami na nilang pera but they look bobo kasi dapat indi sila nahuli hahaha kasi madami na silang pera hahaha anyway sana lahat ng masasama magaya sa kanila welcome to hell hahahaha

    • batangpaslit

      di pa ‘yan galit…hehehe

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RGY2WII5WCQSLIGVZLNQUP3GXI Juan

    Mukha silang mga kontrabida na binubugbog ni FPJ sa mga pelikula niya. Di kaya kamag-anak sila ni Max Alvarado, Joaquin Fajardo, the Diaz brothers (Paquito & Romy), etc.?

    • beerhunters

      Exactly. you got it!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XJ6M3EEK5LGN77YOMKJHBCXF7Q jeronimo

      masyado kayong mahilig sa shobiz, pati gobyerno showbiz hehehe.

      • beerhunters

        what else could it be? lapid, revilla, estrada, sotto, recto con vilma, pangilinan con sharon, mar con korina, escudero con..(i can’t recall her name) etc.!!

      • Kairosphil

        escudero con heart!

  • intsikbeho

    mukha palang kriminal na hahaha hinusgahan agad! lol

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T42Q37DX5BRWJ5NRYTBC2DXUAU Jols – batman Robin

    CRIMINAL TALAGA UNG PORMA…..

  • $16638896

    para naman hindi gun for hire si pajarillo…

  • Maximumaries

    Mga mukhang di nga mapagkakatiwalaan!Mga FIVE Young Goons nga ang mga ito!!Sayang at di napasama si Mr. Habitan at looks like naman ito ang pinuno sa kanila!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/X2U4X42BZTUHPWMP2UKFP5QWMU LucasPacascas

    All theories now are overshadowed by Marantan’s obsession to eliminate Vic Siman at all cost, regardless kung sino ang madamay. And he succeeded. Like what I’ve posted previously, gumawa si Marantan ng isang scenario kung saan lahat ng krimen na pwede niyang ibintang kay Siman ay ginawa niya kaya nabuo yang Coplan Armado to justify his “mission.” Coplan Armado was just a fiction pero napasakay ni Marantan ang PAOCC kaya binigyan pa siya ng 100K para sa case build-up laban kay Siman. Sila Gen. Melad, Col. Val De Leon naman, pinirmahan yung report without verifying its contents. Sa panggigigil ni Marantan kay Siman, nang malaman niyang bibiyahe sila patungong Quezon e nag-set up na sila ng check-point para kalawitin si Siman. Nakalimutan ni Marantan na sundin ang Police Procedural Operation sa checkpoint. Lahat ng panuntunan nilabag niya. Ang pinakamalaki niyang pagkakamali: Wala dapat siya sa site. Bakit? Member kasi siya ng Intel Group ng Calabarzon, and Intel operatives are prohibited or discouraged from conducting checkpoints or participating in police operations. Hindi pa nga sila nagdadala ng ID e. Intelligence gathering lang sila. Ang masaklap, nagdamay pa si Marantan. Yung Col. Abang na hindi din nag-iisp at yung mga enlisted men na kasama niya ay sabit, pati yung mga pulis na kasama sa checkpoint. Masyadong naging obsessive si Marantan na kalawitin si Siman. Hayan ang resulta.   

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/GLW5OHAPXL4AJI46Q4UNN5EEJE toti

      ”sabi mo pa, wala dapat sya sa site(marantan).Pero gahaman talaga sya alam nyang baka mahukus pukos ang 100M na dala ni Siman kaya talagang pinilit nya na nandoon sya.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EA7TIY7PYXEU5UOXG2K5CY5F64 Eric

    Ayan Consemino, moonlighting as a consultant and consorting with shady characters….birds of the same feather…

    O yung ibang patola dyan na kwarta ang diyos……..ang sarap ng maraming pera diba???
    Yun din sabi ni Siman…saraaaap…..hanggang bumaon yung bala sa ulo niya.

  • joshua kings

    all of the above;
    the real issue which is being hidden/kept from being discussed is the P100 million supposed to be with seaman when his party was ambushed and rubbed-out…..
    where is the money now?
    looks like there is a very powerful force that forces the downplaying of this multiple murder case by watering down the issues and deflecting attention to the real/bigger and more sensitive issues… 

  • Belinda Belle

    Theories.

    The plot thickens.

  • filipinaskoh

    WoW!

    Parang pelikula ang dating

    ganda siguro kung pagbidahan ito ni – Bong Revilla, jinggoy Estrada, Tito Sotto at Lito lapid- Pare-pareho din sila kasing pang showbiz. 

    • batangpaslit

      eh..sino bida? sino kontrabida?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PNTIGXL3JZVKOJDRXXDYGGBUUY Jerry

    Now it gets curiouser. Walang word na curiouser.

    • beerhunters

      complicated and interesting

    • tuldok

      Wala pero accepted na yan through artistic freedom at american slang…

      • batangpaslit

        you are a genius

    • tuldok

      Also here’s a quote from yahoo:

      Let me just state (for the record) that if you are wondering if this would be considered a word in the pure linguistic sense (rather than in Standard English), then I think that most linguists would say yes; it probably has been around long enough and is well-established enough to be considered a word.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      sa sarili niyang dictionary meron yun.

    • batangpaslit

      what is wrong to develop new words? ang salitang bagyo nga nasa English dictionary na.
      iniba lang ang spelling at ang pagka define iniba kesa storm and typhoon (yata)

  • parengtony

    This “news article” is worse than tabloid articles. Beyond sensationalism, this article seeks to portray murdered persons as being fit to be summarily executed by a Dirty Harry type of a police officer. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/AX7A65HBPOATKIEDV77LOLRVUM Colokoy

      Tama lang ito dre para matatakot na ang mga criminal at sumusuporta sa mga criminal.. Sorry n lang sa mga nadamay

      • batangpaslit

        agree…

    • batangpaslit

      unahan lang naman ng pagpisil ng gatilyo itong trabaho. ikaw ba, hintayin mong mabaril ka muna bago ka bumunot ng baril to protect yourself?

  • boldyak

    INQUIRER:   other items in you OPINION section has MALWARE….check…urgent

  • limcat

    naks naman hagibis and dating ng mga ito LOL .. all dirty and the guy who killed them dirtier … ito si Habitan malamang bilang narin araw nito haha

    • batangpaslit

      among the thieves and economic saboteurs, they are all the same—dirty.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

    tsismis galore made up to look like an intelligent analysis of what transpired fateful day.

    • batangpaslit

      Pio, if you are doing intelligence work—detective work or national security, do not dismiss the “tsismis”; but, follow it up
      leads mo ‘yang tsismis. just know how to sieve the fiction from facts

  • Meow Ming

    Bakit walang news about the pyramiding scammer amalilio sa Inquirer? It’s a hot topic in Malaysia right now because of his relation to government official there. Naunahan lang kayo sa scoop ng Philstar, parang naging news blackout naman sa Inquirer. Tutulo-tulog sa pansitan naman mga reporter nyo.

    • Pitbulldog

      Mas inuuna pa kasing ipaskel ang mukhang bubuwit na si Obama kesa mas tutukan ang importeng local issues.  Sana baguhin naman nila ang news item nila.  Kung di nakatutok sa mukhang itlog na P-noy, mag aabroad pa hanggang White House.

  • D3marketers

    Wow! This is what we call “journalism at its finest”. Imagine? Theories, anonymous sources etc…this is simply bombay- journalism-hulugan just to condition  the mind of the public

    • batangpaslit

      i like it
      Bro, if you had been involved in the investigation of illegal activities in the old homeland, you will find the news account of the Reporter credible

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IS7TH6ZXLLRRMCINW3E6EKAZP4 yahoo-IS7TH6ZXLLRRMCINW3E6EKAZP4

    Ang ganda ng plot pang MMFF …

    • batangpaslit

      commercial potential ba? at winning streak?
      hehehe..

  • Jimbox88

    Yong mga magnanakaw ng taxes namin, sana mapatay din!

    Mga corrupt na pulitico, parehas lang yan or mas malala pa nga!

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      yung nga lang,pahuli mo mga politicol,ihahagis ka naman sa bangin.what’s the use browe?
      Same is true with bad Lords,kaya tama lang ang ginawa ni Marantan.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Massacre because of jueteng.  Police should not get involve in any business while still in service, especially security guard business.  Its conflict of interest. 
    Somebody from AFP might be under Siman’s payroll. Now it’s established that Siman has police on his payroll too.
    The same thing with Marantan, he’s under Dinglasan’s payroll. The payroll extend to other police units in CALABARZON.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RA754VFSCTJDDHRMNURE4BHNHE as thew

    C HABITAN ANG SUSUNOD NYA, ANG DAMI NYA ATRASO SA MINAHAN,,KINAWAWA ANG MGA TAUHAN NYA…

    • batangpaslit

      this is a good info.
      yes, ang mga mandurugas will have their comeuppance too someday somehow

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MZOKC6X7Q52Z4E5VLYNB7GF72Y Kaloy

    Actually it’s not surprising if the STL is a brainchild of Kumareng Leila at Kumpareng Bong.Now, any body can engage in illegal number games using the legal STL with out any worry of being caught by the military. 

    • batangpaslit

      cover sa illegal na gawain

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    Si Pajarillo kung makita mo lang sa daan siguro,mapag kamalan mong Pastor.

    • batangpaslit

      hahaha…wala sa facade ano ha

    • beerhunters

      How would you gage Mike Velarde  or Eddie”nonnie” Villanueva.  Looks can really decieve!

      • nakatutok

        baka GAUGE ibig mo sabihin hindi GAGE… at DECEIVE ang spelling…kaya pala kinakampihan mo si pangitbudhiko…

  • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

    can you say ‘alleged’

    alleged retaliation because of Kua.
    alleged jueteng turf war.
    alleged falling out.

    of course wala pang facts. and the only people who could corroborate are already dead.

  • julieboy

    MONEY,POWER and GREED!!!!!!

    • batangpaslit

      yes…guns, gold, and goons = deathly violence

  • lennonpaul

    mukhang mga goons sa pelikula

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

    Supt. Consemino prefers to work for the lawless group rather than up holding the law. death for a traitor was sentenced by his creator.

    • batangpaslit

      ‘yon ang masaklap…kaya lang, naunahan sia sa pagkalabit ng gatilyo ng underclass nia sa PNPA.

  • http://www.facebook.com/adladayo Ladayo Ding

    stories without factual basis or naming the sources can greatly jeopardize the investigation if not the trial of the case. there should be no grey area in presenting the needed facts

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002248401268 Iam Reef

    try to check kung ano relationship ni marantan sa chief of police ng bayan sa camarines na pinag mulan ng grupo ni siman bago sila ma ambush

    • batangpaslit

      paki share naman, Bro. malayo ako sa bayang tinubuan eh

  • alberto santiago

    Iyang negosyong illigal na nakatago sa legal 
    [daw] na pamamaraan ay tiyak namagbubunga ng kamatayan at kahihiyan.

  • alberto santiago

     The love of money is the root of all evil. Hindi masamang magkapera at yumaman. Ikaw ang maging panginoon ng pera at huwag mong gawing panginoon ang pera dahil mapapahamak ka.

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      Halimbawa lang sa senado, walang awa sa mga hampas lupa na Filipino.  Uunahin muna ang bulsa kahit umaapaw na.

    • batangpaslit

      you said it…

  • speaksoftlylove

     I like this post. Talo pa ang scoop ni Boy Abunda, more! I can only sing, “Nangcy hudas ay madulas…”

    • batangpaslit

      am agreeing with you. it sounds “tsismis” to some, pero, malalim ang source ng Reporter

  • boybakal

    Whether they are in Legal or Illegal business…the proper venue is the Court of Law and not Police Checkpoint.
    We don’t know yet, if they are really in Illegal gambling or not…as usual gossips, rumor, hearsay.
    Evidence is needed not Summary Judgement.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ERCCN5ANNNF7BEBFMYXR6ALGRU Dan

    looks like a bunch of low life hoodlums

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AX6JJVDK2YVZ56DN4TTOMJFRHI Doods

    Yes, very well said……

  • batangpaslit

    sa mga asta pa lang, except ang kay Pajarillo, parang palaban na rin.
    unahan lang talaga ng gatilyo ng baril

    • UrHONOR

      REMINDS me of LO’ WAIST GANG…..

  • batangpaslit

    Johnny, kilala ko personal si Ambassador Jimenez.
    kaya nga naka sulat si Nancy ng ganito dahil she’s got A1 source of info.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    The plot thickens but the fact remains that there were strong proofs that it was a rub-out. So the court can now take cognizance of these facts and let due process take over.

  • UrHONOR

    ‘LANGYA naman, ha….parang mga SIGA ng TONDO noon kung umasta ang mga TNL!  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAB42FXZYNCU3ODZNRCDRDTGAY MORE HUMAN

    this is the one of the rich hoodlums / syndicate in the philippines

  • bugoybanggers

    Isa pelikula na kasi para maliwanagan. Pamasko sa 2013 para sa mga PILIPINO na kulang sa exposure kung ano ba talaga ang nangyari o mga pangyayari sa naganap na Atimonan War.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U62PHGMKO4RK7BLMC4ACA4EG5A EREC

    Lets think deeply and analyse things about criminalities in our community. In my veiw…. I highly suspected that a robbery to commit murder happened and whose victim are bank depositors who withdraw from a bank have knowledge the selective security guards. Please widen your imagination a network of criminals and having selective security guards within the bank whose priority the bank depositors to be a victim after they withdraw. One, 1 ACTION, security guards must not have cellphone during time of duty. 2 ACTION, randomly every 15 minutes or less security guards must randomly change their post or area. Government must have strong, clear and specific one time policy for the security agency and security guards. Recruits must be college level and no bad records in LGU and bad habits and vises to uplift high decipline.

  • RomyLitz

    Definitely the wound that Marantan sustained is highly irregular and suspect. There was a murder plot hatched by the hoodlums in unifroms and the other hoodlums in uniforms wanted to finished off their competitors among the 13 passengers. Both are having a slogan of “matira ang matibay”. Therefore while we buried the 13 dead bodies of the guilty and innocents , the remaining policemen and soldiers must face the music and asnwer the investigation whether there was a rub-out or an ambush of hoodlums in uniforms.

    • beerhunters

      air gun or in filipino iskopeta did it!! bwa ha ha aha

  • JasonBieber

    ‘Jueteng’ is more than likely behind this tragic incident. ‘Jueteng’ has been rampant in the Philippines for quite some time. The shocking thing is the lack of attention that PNoy has paid to tryign to get rid of it. If you are truly against corruption then you should go after all types of corruption and all things that breed corruption. However, PNoy’s theory is corruption = GMA and that just doesn’t make sense at all.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUDMB7OC25NYFIPUQCJYX3FQGE Elpidio

    Ayos ang belt ni kuya..golg na gold..parang ofw galing saudi!

    • beerhunters

      that buckle is 23 karat gold! world price= $1670 per ounce!
      my guess is that it weighs more than 1 kilo!

  • boybakal

    Parang mga Young Kontrabida pala tong sina Siman at Habitan.
    Kaya lang ang pumatay sa kanila si Marantan…di naman mukhang Bida kaya sabit siya.

  • mga BaBoY sa Goberno

    puro ka lang theory NANCY…. basahin mo ang report ng NBI lahat nandoon. pag sa pulis report ka maniwala huwag ka na lng magpublish ng report alam ng tao pagtakpan lang.

  • bakitkailangan

    Mayroon sigurong hindi naabutan si Siman kaya nginuso siya kay Marantan. 

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