Latest Stories
Home » witnesses You are browsing entries tagged with “witnesses”

Safety of pork scam witnesses worries De Lima

By ,

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima made a last-minute effort to stop from testifying before the Senate blue ribbon committee on Thursday the whistle-blowers in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, fearing their appearance could jeopardize their safety and telegraph the moves of the prosecution.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

De Lima to ‘get back’ at CIDG raiding team for naming 2 witnesses

By ,
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Wednesday warned police investigators that she would bring charges against them for disclosing the identities of two witnesses who were under government protection.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Something fishy in transfer of Ortega slay witnesses—Hagedorn

Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn: Something fishy. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn suspects a conspiracy in the transfer of the remaining state witness in the January 2011 murder of Palawan broadcaster Gerry Ortega to the same jail where another state witness was killed last week.

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

2 suspects in robbery-slay of Sta. Cruz store owner, daughter, ID’d through Facebook


Two of the suspects in the Oct. 27 robbery in Manila that killed a businessman and his daughter were identified by a witness through their Facebook social networking accounts, according to a sworn statement filed at the Manila Regional Trial Court.

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

Suspect in model’s murder turns witness against brains, cohorts

THE QUEZON City police on Sunday presented four suspects in the abduction and killing of model Julie Ann ‘‘Jaja’’ Rodelas: (from left) Jaymar Waradji, Gelan Pasewilan, Fernando Quiambao and the victim’s friend Althea Altamirano. ANDREW TADALAN

Jaymar Waradji said he agreed to help Fernando Quiambao Jr. abduct model Julie Ann Rodelas to teach her a lesson—not for money, but out of a sense of gratitude.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Another witness in Maguindanao massacre case killed, says prosecution lawyer

Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A former militiaman who was a state witness in the Maguindanao massacre case has been brutally murdered, his body reportedly cut to pieces, according to a private prosecutor.

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

PNP sets guidelines in dealing with reluctant witnesses


In order to avoid the pileup of “cold cases”, the Philippine National Police (PNP) set guidelines on how to deal with witnesses to crimes who show reluctance to cooperate in investigations.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Enrile: Corona must testify on dollars

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

On the eve of the defense panel’s presentation, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said he was open to summoning members of the House of Representatives but insisted that Chief Justice Renato Corona should testify in his impeachment trial and explain the existence of his dollar account.

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Prosecution presents 3 witnesses at impeachment trial


A physician, a member of the media, and a government official were presented by the prosecution team at the resumption of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday.

Posted: February 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Witnesses in PUP official’s slay ‘scared’


More than a month after the killing of an official of the state-run Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), the efforts of the police task group to go after the suspected mastermind are being hampered by witnesses too frightened to speak out.

Posted: November 27th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

New witness surfaces in Ramgen’s murder

By ,
Ram Revilla Twitter photo

A new witness has come forward to corroborate the initial testimony of a purported henchman who claimed to have plotted the killing of Ramgen Bautista with two of the victim’s siblings and five other people.

Posted: November 9th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Money disputes behind Ramgen’s slay, says aide

By ,
Ma. Ramona “Mara” Bautista Bulbuloglu. BI CCTV /RICHARD REYES

A production assistant of Ramgen Bautista on Monday said the rift between his slain employer and Ramon Joseph “RJ” Bautista, Ramgen’s younger brother and a suspect in the murder, stemmed from a dispute over cars and allowance.

Posted: November 8th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vizconde marks 20th year of murders: Time to move on

Lauro Vizconde. LYN RILLON

The truth is out. Let the healing begin. This was how Lauro Vizconde’s relatives summed it up on Thursday night after a Mass marking the 20th anniversary of the death of his wife Estrellita and daughters Carmela and Jennifer. “It is time to heal the past. And while justice seems elusive, life must go on,” [...]

Posted: July 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help
  • Celebrating Easter and creativity in New York
  • Man wins half marathon, dies in Argentina
  • Clouds to bring slight relief from summer heat
  • Canadians rally to legalize marijuana
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Marketplace