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CA allows admin raps vs QC cops for illegal arrest of Failon househelps


The Court of Appeals has reversed its earlier ruling that dismissed administrative charges against police officials accused of illegally arresting members of the household staff of broadcaster Ted Failon shortly after the death of his wife from a gunshot wound in 2009.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Palace still unsure when PNP chief will start serving suspension order

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Not even Malacañang is sure when Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima would start serving his six-month suspension imposed by the Office of the Ombudsman but acknowledged that it is President Benigno Aquino III who would be appointing an officer-in-charge (OIC) in his stead.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Purisima back, seeks meet with Aquino

PNP Chief Alan Purisima. FILE PHOTO

Beleaguered Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima quietly arrived on Friday from his official trip to Saudi Arabia, the Inquirer learned from well-placed sources on Saturday.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP chief Purisima suspension creates gap at the top

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A vacuum looms in the leadership of the Philippine National Police after the Office of the Ombudsman placed Director General Alan Purisima under preventive suspension for six months for an allegedly anomalous contract with a courier service for the delivery of PNP-issued gun licenses.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

SC, Ombudsman clear PNOC head Cailao of plunder


The Supreme Court has upheld a ruling by the Office of the Ombudsman clearing Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) President and CEO Antonio M. Cailao and top executives of the PNOC Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) of graft and plunder charges.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »