By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Commercial model and chef Martin Jickain and his friend Rommel David Almoro were released from detention Friday night as the Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office said the police must still produce additional evidence and be clearer about the charges they are filing against the two men.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Western Visayas has received information that illegal drug traders or conduits linked to convicted drug trafficker Peter Co are among the main suppliers of drugs in the region.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
Several firearms found in the “kubol” (quarters) of Peter Co, one of the high-profile inmates in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), were registered separately in the names of a congressman, a barangay (village) councilman, a former candidate for representative and a government employee, records of the Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police showed.
The military seized a cache of firearms during a raid on Wednesday in a resort owned by a mayor of a town in Sulu province and turned this over to the police, triggering allegations from the mayor of a warrantless search of his property.
By Julie S. Alipala
The military said Friday it has turned over to the police a cache of firearms seized by security forces two days earlier from a resort owned by the mayor of a town in Sulu.