By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a self-proclaimed healer and cult leader at his home in a mountain village in Balamban town Saturday, finding the decomposed body of a teenager in a pit inside his house and rescuing a woman he had allegedly detained for more than five years.
An infamous Papua New Guinea cult leader known as “Black Jesus” was castrated by an angry mob after being hacked to death for killing young girls as sacrifices, reports said on Monday.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The budget department released close to P140 million in pork barrel to the province of Dinagat Islands last month or six months after its representative, fugitive cult leader Ruben Ecleo Jr., was stricken off the congressional roster.
In the early 1970s, followers of Dr. Jose Rizal trooped by the thousands to the Rizal monument at Luneta Park in Manila, where the Spanish colonial government executed him on Dec. 30, 1896.
China has arrested more than 800 people in a crackdown on a Christian sect which spread doomsday rumours and challenged the ruling Communist party, local media said Thursday.