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DOJ files illegal detention case vs Lee, Cornejo, 5 more


The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday filed charges of serious illegal detention and grave coercion against businessman Cedric Lee, model Deniece Cornejo and five others in a Taguig City court for allegedly beating up and extorting money from TV host Vhong Navarro inside a condominium on Jan. 23.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Napoles owns retreat house, whistle-blower swears

Janet Lim-Napoles INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A former employee of suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles on Monday testified that a retreat house run by priests in Makati City, where principal whistle-blower Benhur Luy was allegedly detained, was owned by a Napoles company.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Docs to keep Napoles in hospital for 26 days


Janet Lim-Napoles is expected to be confined for no less than 26 days at the Ospital ng Makati where she is scheduled to undergo surgery soon.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

CA nixes Napoles bid to dismiss Luy case against her

The Court of Appeals. FILE PHOTO

The Court of Appeals dismissed the bid of suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles that she be cleared from serious illegal detention filed against her by whistleblower Benhur Luy.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cult head charged with illegal detention, faces more raps

CULT leader Casiano Apduhan, 45, grimaces in pain as he is handcuffed during a raid on his residence in Balamban town, Cebu province. Apduhan is facing charges of illegally detaining a woman and turning her into a sex slave for five years, as well as the murder of a 14-year-old boy. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

A cult leader is facing a criminal complaint after he was accused of detaining a 33-year-old woman who was allegedly used as his sex slave for five years.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Napoles at risk of cancer, says Makati Med doc


The head of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Makati Medical Center testified Tuesday that Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam, was suffering from heavy menstrual bleeding and if left unattended could lead to cancer.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Deniece camp: Rape doable in 1 minute

Model Deniece Cornejo and businessman Cedric Lee. KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

Model Deniece Cornejo and businessman Cedric Lee finally showed up at the Department of Justice on Friday to answer the complaints for serious illegal detention and physical injuries filed against them by actor and TV host Vhong Navarro, whom Cornejo had accused of rape.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »


We have recommended the filing of six cases in the Department of Justice against the group of Cedric Lee. They include serious illegal detention, a nonbailable offense. So far, the footage from the CCTV camera matches the statement given to us by Vhong Navarro.—NBI-NCR Assistant Regional Director Vicente de Guzman III

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Napoles not going anywhere unless court says so–PNP

Janet Lim-Napoles INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday said it would not initiate the transfer of Janet Lim-Napoles to a regular jail after some legislators assailed the “special treatment” being accorded to the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP starts probe of officer for illegal detention of Inquirer editor

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The Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) of the Southern Mindanao police has started tackling the administrative charge that the Philippine Daily Inquirer Assistant Bureau Chief Allan Nawal filed against the police chief of Digos City for arbitrary detention.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Napoles defense to call 18 witnesses

Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

They will present 18 witnesses, possibly including Janet Lim-Napoles herself and her brother Reynald Lim should he fall into custody, according to Napoles’ lawyer Alfredo Villamor.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t asks MILF to stop illegal arrests, detention by rebel forces

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Moro Islamic Liberation Front   AFP FILE PHOTO

The government has called on the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to exert more control over its forces in the wake of abductions linked to rebel forces in the two Lanao provinces.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Priest tells court Benhur Luy a drug addict, then backtracks


A Catholic priest testified in court on Wednesday that Benhur Luy, the principal witness in the pork barrel scam, was a drug addict and had committed offenses in the company owned by Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged brains behind the racket that cost the government P10 billion over the last 10 years.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
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  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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