OZAMIZ CITY—Convicts are barred from seeking elective positions. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) made this ruling on the candidacies of Jalosjos brothers Romeo Sr. and Dominador Jr., citing a law that disqualifies convicts from running for elective posts. Romeo Sr. is a child rape convict while Dominador Jr. has been convicted of robbery. [...]
By Jonas Cabiles Soltes
NAGA CITY—A spat over P100 could have led to a jailbreak in Palanas, Masbate on Tuesday that left a jail warden and an inmate dead, according to investigators. A jail guard is in critical condition after the escapees attacked jail officials. A report by investigators quoted a prisoner, Felipe Largo, who joined the jailbreak but [...]
By Danica Hermogenes
A manhunt operation to capture four inmates who bolted their detention cell in Pateros on Sunday, is now underway, a Pateros police report said on Monday.