THREE minors were arrested by police on complaints that they were involved in stealing motorcycles in Lapu-Lapu City. The three minors aged 14, 15 and 17 was accused of stealing a motorcycle owned by an Iranian national early morning of Oct. 14. Nader Namadi, 32, sought the help of the Theft and Robbery Section of [...]
TWO minors were injured after a job order employee detailed at Dumanjug town’s Commission on Elections (Comelec) office allegedly shot them last Sunday afternoon. Hernst King Admarelle Villagonzalo, 14 and Karl Hyginus Quirante, 17 of Barangay Looc, Dumanjug, sustained gunshot wounds in the right thigh and ankle. Police said suspect Odelon Clavano was drunk and [...]
Six suspected female pimps were arrested after police rescued dozens of women, including at least 14 minors, in a raid conducted simultaneously in two bars in Cebu City on Saturday evening. At least 43 women were taken out of the bars along Gen. Maxilom Ave. (also known as Mango Ave.) which police claim serve as [...]
By Ryan D. Rosauro
Child protection advocates are making a last ditch call on lawmakers to preserve the country’s gains in advancing children’s rights by opposing moves to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
By Cai Panlilio
A harmless comment on the social network Facebook has cost the life of a 13-year old boy in El Salvador town in Misamis Oriental.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A jobless man ended up behind bars in Quezon City after he allegedly kept his teenaged lover away from her family for nearly two weeks.
By Matikas Santos
Seven victims of human trafficking, six of whom were minors, have been rescued by authorities in remote towns in Quirino and Isabela provinces, police said Tuesday.
By Rima Jessamine M. Granali
A teacher and his brothers were arrested after beating a 17-year-old boy on Saturday night in Marikina City.
By Norman V. Mendoza
Five persons, three from Lapu-Lapu City, were arrested for allegedly recruiting a 16-year-old girl and 20-year-old woman to work in a bar. Police identified the suspects as Marilyn Besolis, 32; Mirasol Aquino, 35; Carmelita Gunido, 43, all residents of barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu. The alleged cohorts were identified as Ronald Panuncio, 46, and Reynaldo [...]
By Kate Evangelista
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday opposed the proposal to lower the minimum age for criminal liability for minors, saying that the public disagrees with this as seen in the results of an online poll by the House of Representatives.
By DJ Yap
The government military on Thursday condemned the communist New People’s Army for recruiting minors, following the surrender of a wounded, 17-year-old guerrilla in Northern Mindanao.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
Two minors allegedly involved in an attack the other day on a drunken man in Quezon City were arrested and charged before the city prosecutor’s office, a police investigator said Wednesday.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
Three of the four teenagers arrested for possession of high-powered firearms the other day have been released and were turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) because they are minors.