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Bunkhouse irregularities reports have basis–CIDG


Reports linking a former election officer and an incumbent public official to the purported irregularities in the construction of temporary shelters in typhoon-ravaged towns in Eastern Visayas “have basis,” the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said on Wednesday.   Chief Supt. Benjamin Magalong, CIDG chief, said his office created a six-man special investigation team [...]

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Fugitive’s 17-year run finally ends

A robbery and double homicide suspect’s 17-year run from the law ended last Oct. 3. Rodrigo Ybañez, also known as Jimmy Ybañez was finally served a warrant of arrest last Thursday for allegedly robbing and then killing Manuel Javierto and son Jimmy Javierto in barangay Atabay in Ayungon town, Negros Oriental on April 5, 1996. [...]

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Another Maguindanao massacre suspect falls

Generoso Cerbo Jr

Another suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre has been captured by government forces.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Officer facing graft rap named head of CIDG


An officer who has been charged with graft in connection with a P1.2-billion firearms deal of the Philippine National Police has been named director of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG).

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Cancellation of Ecleo’s passport sought

THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) is seeking the cancellation of Ruben Ecleo Jr.’s passport to ensure that he won’t be able to travel abroad.

Posted: September 14th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Suspect in slay of Negros radioman nabbed

Agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Negros Occidental yesterday arrested the alleged gunman in the killing of a broadcaster in the province last year.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PNP, Robredo downplay CIDG woes


Its members may have figured in disputes with other units of the Philippine National Police (PNP), but the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has not gone rogue.

Posted: May 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Boy nabbed for rape

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy facing rape charges was arrested by police in barangay Labangon, Cebu City.

Posted: May 16th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PNP steps up campaign vs loose firearms


The Philippine National Police (PNP) has stepped up its campaign against loose firearms so these may not be used in poll-related violence during next year’s mid-term elections.

Posted: April 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »


AN inmate of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) charged with murder escaped after a court hearing in Bogo City, northern Cebu, before noon yesterday.

Posted: January 12th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

CIDG has solved 98.84 per cent of 2,418 criminal cases in 2011—Pagdilao


Almost all cases in 2011 that were under the watch of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have been solved, its chief, Director Samuel Pagdilao Jr. said Wednesday.

Posted: January 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lucena City police chief willing to turnover father-and-son case to NBI or CIDG


The police chief handling the case of the father and son who were killed in Lucena City in September said he is willing to turnover the case to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) or to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) if the bereaved family sees them inefficient in handling their case.

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

The need for cash rewards

The appeal by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for Cebu province to declare congressman-in-hiding Ruben Ecleo Jr. as most wanted coincided with statements from some lawmakers who voiced concern over the practice of giving cash rewards in exchange for information on the arrest of a criminal or criminal group. A P360,000 reward was [...]

Posted: November 10th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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