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Alleged car thief crashes into pole, is nabbed

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A man wanted for kidnapping, car theft and other cases was arrested with his live-in partner after their car crashed into an electric post while trying to avoid a police checkpoint in Bohol on Friday.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Roxas hit for inaction on complaint vs police official


A legislator on Monday hit at Interior Secretary Mar Roxas for failing to act on complaints against an allegedly erring police official in Zamboanga del Norte.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Marantan testimony no longer needed’—De Lima

ATIMONAN 13 Two witnesses (with caps and covered faces) narrate to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and NBI Director Nonnatus Rojas how a team of policemen and soldiers shot dead all 13 people in two SUVS in Atimonan, Quezon, on Jan. 6. RAFFY LERMA

Should Supt. Hansel Marantan finally decide to speak up on his role in the controversial police operation that left 13 people dead here on Jan. 6, his testimony would no longer matter, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Thursday.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Quezon checkpoint set up for an arrest, not ambush, says police team leader

A member of the NBI fornensic team examines one of the bullet riddled SUV at the Municipal Police Station in Atimonan, Quezon where 13 people were  killed in an alleged 'shootout' with police and military at a checkpoint last January 6.INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines — A checkpoint meant for arrests, not an ambush.   This was how Superintendent Hansel Marantan described the design of the police roadblock set up in Atimonan town in Quezon, to intercept an alleged criminal group along the national highway on Jan. 6 in dispelling reports that its members were […]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Activist priest urges media to keep spotlight on Atimonan, Quezon killings


Activist priest, Fr. Robert Reyes, urged the media on Monday, to keep up the coverage of the killing of 13 people in a supposed shootout in Atimonan, Quezon province, last Jan. 6 to prevent any whitewash that had once thwarted justice in the infamous “Kuratong Baleleng” gang rubout in 1995.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »