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Cotabato City mayor, 6 charged for 2012 ambush on ex-city vice mayor

Muslimin Sema  AFP FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of former city vice mayor Muslimin Sema filed on Tuesday, frustrated and attempted murder charges against Mayor Japal Guiani Jr. and six others for the 2012 ambush that led to the wounding of Sema.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP to seek DOJ advice on gun amnesty after SC TRO

Police Chief Superintendent Louie Oppus shows m-16 rifle where confiscated, abandoned, surrendered, captured and deposited guns are in one storage at Firearms and Explosive office PNP Camp Crame, Quezon City. ANDREW TADALAN/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police will be seeking legal advice on a final amnesty on loose firearms in the light of a temporary restraining order on provisions in the new gun control law.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 Tau Gamma fratmen in hazing death fled PH–immigration

Bureau of Immigration building. FILE PHOTO

Four of the 17 Tau Gamma Phi fraternity members who have been tagged as suspects behind the killing of hazing victim Guillo Cesar Servando have left the country even before they could be placed under the lookout bulletin of the Bureau of Immigration (BI).

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Courts having control of witnesses to damn accused—lawmaker


Representative Karlo Nograles (Davao City, First District) has opposed the proposal to transfer the Witness Protection Program (WPP) from the Department of Justice to the courts, saying doing so will threaten the impartiality of the courts.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOJ puts Tau Gamma Phi member in Servando slay under Witness Protection Program

A witness(blur face) narrates the hazing scenario to National Bureau of Investigation Special Investigator lll Robert Joey Ajero (right) at the fraternity house in Calatagan corner Hilario Streets, Palanan, Makati City on Tuesday. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER

The Department of Justice has provisionally admitted to the Witness Protection Program (WPP) a member of the Tau Gamma Phi fraternity who was present during the initiation of hazing victim Guillo Cesar Servando.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »