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Indian trader abducted in Maguindanao escapes

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An Indian national abducted in Maguindanao last month succeeded in outsmarting his keepers and escaped from captivity Friday in a remote town in Lanao del Sur, the police reported Monday.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Indonesia army takes control of prison after riot

Police officers and soldiers give orders to others as they are deployed outside Tanjung Gusta prison that was partially set ablaze by inmates during a prison riot in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday, July 11, 2013. About 150 prisoners have reportedly escaped from the overcrowded prison in western Indonesia following a riot triggered by a power outage. AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara

Security forces regained control of a crowded prison Friday in western Indonesia where inmates set fires and started a deadly riot that left five people dead and hundreds of prisoners, including convicted terrorists, on the loose, officials said.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

40 psychiatric patients escape from Kenya hospital, 10 back

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Ten of 40 mentally ill patients who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, have been returned to the facility, officials said Monday.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Topacio urges Mancao to return to detention

Former Senior Supt. Cezar Mancao (center). INQUIRER.net file photo

The former lawyer of Cezar Mancao II has called on his erstwhile client to yield to authorities following his escape from his detention cell at the National Bureau of Investigation headquarters, an NBI official said Thursday.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

BI personnel at all ports on alert for Mancao

Cezar Mancao

The Bureau of Immigration has ordered its personnel at all ports to be on the lookout for Cezar Mancao II, who might flee the country following his escape from detention at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila on Thursday morning.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Five inmates bolt Pasig jail

FIVE inmates of the Pasig City Jail escaped before dawn Friday, according to the Eastern Police District (EPD).

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 BI men axed over Reyeses’ escape


The Bureau of Immigration has dismissed two employees accused of allowing the escape from the country of former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes and his brother former Coron Mayor Mario Reyes, who were wanted for the killing of journalist Gerardo “Doc Gerry” Ortega.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Malaysian manhunt on as escape drama spices up


Seven Malaysians who escaped police custody this week did so by temporarily blinding a guard with chilli powder hidden in one of the escapee’s underpants, police and press reports said Wednesday.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

200 prisoners break out of Libya jail—officials

Sabha, Libya

Almost 200 Libyan prisoners have escaped from a jail in the southern town of Sabha in unclear circumstances, officials said on Wednesday.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

After med exam, arrested robbers show they’re fit, quicker than cops


Two arrested burglary suspects who had just undergone a routine medical examination prior to detention were able to break free from their police escorts on Wednesday in Quezon City.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

CPDRC inmate escapes in Tuburan

An inmate from the Cebu provincial jail slipped away from his jail guard escorts on Sunday in Tuburan town, midnorth Cebu.

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

BI files raps vs 2 jail guards in escape of Korean

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) today filed a formal complaint against two of its employees who were detailed as guards at the time a South Korean detainee escaped from his hospital room last Christmas Eve.

Posted: January 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Teen kidnapped with 2 Americans escapes

A 19-year-old-boy kidnapped by armed men along with two American nationals in July escaped from his captors in Maluso, Basilan, on Saturday night.

Posted: November 13th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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