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Kin of child killed in Muntinlupa misencounter drop raps vs HPG


When gunshots rang out in Fabian Compound, Muntinlupa City, on the evening of Oct. 7, 10-year-old Heart Macapagal started running for home, straight from a neighboring sari-sari store.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

3 robbery suspects killed in Quezon City shootout with cops


Three men suspected of robbing the passengers of a public utility van were killed in a shootout with policemen who chased them on Wednesday night in Quezon City.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | 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 »

Aquino doubts Quezon encounter was a shootout, cites inconsistencies

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President Aquino: In campaign mode FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Wednesday voiced doubts that the clash between government security forces and an alleged criminal gang in Atimonan town, Quezon province, in which 13 people were killed on Sunday, was a shootout.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »