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De Lima says gov’t not yet resting case in Maguindanao massacre trial

Maguindanao massacre carnage site in Barangay Salman, Ampatuan town in Maguindanao.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Thursday she would discuss with government prosecutors their bid to rest their case following opposition from private prosecutors led by lawyer Nena Santos.

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

Chinese, Filipino couple charged for running shabu lab


Police filed, on Thursday night, illegal possession of drugs and firearms charges against a couple and a Chinese who were arrested on Christmas day in a drug raid at a storage facility in Batangas that yielded plastic bags of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with a street value of P420 million.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t lawyers oppose Razon bid on evidence

Former PNP Director General Avelino Razon Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

State prosecutors have opposed the appeal of former Philippine National Police Director General Avelino Razon Jr. and other former police officers accused of graft and malversation in the Sandiganbayan to limit the presentation of evidence against them in the hearing on their bail petitions.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

State lawyers buck Nani Perez’s travel bid

Former Justice Secretary Hernando “Nani” Perez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

State prosecutors have opposed a request by former Justice Secretary Hernando “Nani” Perez to be allowed to travel to Thailand to purchase orchids for his company.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prosecutors want 2009 massacre suspect arraigned soon despite ‘mistaken ID’ claims

Workers put finishing touches to a shrine where 58 Filipinos, most of them journalists, died in the infamous Maguindanao massacre. FILE PHOTO

State prosecutors have asked the Quezon City Regional Trial Court to immediately set the arraignment of an accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre who had claimed that he was mistakenly arrested as one of the perpetrators of the carnage.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Harmless Facebook comment leads to fatal mauling of 13-year-old boy

El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental-map

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.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t lawyer claims ‘NBI man’ punched him on the face

http://www.nbi.gov.ph/ photo

An assistant city prosecutor has claimed that a man who identified himself as a National Bureau of Investigation agent punched him right inside the Quezon City’s Hall of Justice on Tuesday night.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

3 Tulfo brothers seek new probe of grave threat raps filed by Raymart, Claudine

Raffy, Erwin and Ben Tulfo

Three Tulfo brothers on Monday sought a reinvestigation of the grave threat charges filed against them before a Quezon City court by couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barretto, claiming that they were denied the right to defend themselves from the complaint.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

BIR still going after Pacquiao

Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao. FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Central Mindanao says it is not giving up on its case against world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for his failure to answer the agency’s summonses and submit his 2010 tax documents.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

De Lima halts legal fees collection in DoJ


Justice Secretary Leila De Lima ordered the termination of collection of legal fees in the Department of Justice (DoJ) following the increase in the basic salary of prosecutors.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DoJ team affirms homicide case vs Daza son-in-law


The Department of Justice concluded its reinvestigation of the killing of business executive Noel Orate Sr. by affirming on Wednesday the homicide case filed last month by the Quezon City police against Bulacan provincial board member Romeo Allan Robes.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Another Maguindanao massacre case prosecutor dies


Another government prosecutor handling the Maguindanao massacre case has died.

Posted: March 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Doc says road rage suspect well enough to return to jail


A doctor at a government hospital has recommended the discharge of road rage suspect Jason Ivler from the hospital following abdominal surgery late last year.

Posted: January 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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