By Julliane Love De Jesus
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima is facing criminal and administrative charges anew over the alleged irregularities in the supposed P25-million construction of the “white house” or the PNP chief’s official residence in Camp Crame.
At least 10 people were hurt on Thursday when officials of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the police served the dismissal order against Mayor Jefferson Soriano at Tuguegarao City Hall, where hundreds of the mayor’s supporters had been holding vigil since Monday.
By Melvin Gascon
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the removal of Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and the city administrator for grave misconduct over the conduct of a “baratillo” (street fair and flea market) for the city’s fiesta celebration last year.
By Liza Jocson
City Councilor Josephine Pareja was slapped with a six-month suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman in Mindanao for grave misconduct.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed from public service Mayor Candida Gabornes of Lawaan, Eastern Samar, and two other local officials for grave misconduct.