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DSWD guards face child abuse raps

Two security guards assigned at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) were charged in court last Friday for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl. Rolito Cañete was indicted for violating Republic Act 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law while Joseph Fernandez is facing three counts of the same offense. Bail was set at P200,000 [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

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TRAFFIC SCHEME EXTENSION The Cebu City Council has approved a one-month extension of an experimental traffic scheme in a portion of Panganiban Street located along N. Bacalso Avenue and in Sanciangko Street. Councilor Ritchie Osmeña, proponent of the extension, said the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) needed more time to “study the effect” of the [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Oversight in Joavan drug arrest–NBI

Joavan Fernandez, controversial adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez, has found yet another reason to smile. This after an agent of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) admitted last Friday that there were no representatives from the Department of Justice (DOJ) who witnessed the inventory on drug paraphernalia taken from [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand,People | Read More »

Judge turns down pa’s plea

Due to legal technicalities, the father of 6-year-old kidnap-murder victim Ellah Joy Pique could no longer intervene in the evidentiary proceedings that are tried in court. Regional Trial Court Judge Meinrado Paredes of Branch 13 denied the motion for partial reconsideration filed by Renante Pique who is represented by the Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB). In [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Police files

‘MAD’ LAUNCHED THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) launched its Multiagency Anti-illegal Drugs Task Force (MAD) program at its headquarters yesterday. “We are MAD on drugs,” the banner of the task force reads. The program covers operations against suspected drug personalities and an education and awareness campaign in the barangay level. City policemen headed the [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Veloso still judge

Regional Trial Court Judge Ester Veloso of Branch 6 will continue handling the murder case filed against SPO1 Adonis Dumpit. In her order dated May 9, Veloso denied the motion for inhibition filed by Dumpit’s counsel who accused the judge of being biased. “The inhibition must be for just and valid causes. The mere imputation [...]

Posted: May 12th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand,Uncategorized | Read More »

Joavan ‘kicks girlfriend’

JOAVAN Fernandez, the controversial son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez, again caught public attention when he allegedly kicked his girlfriend inside his SUV in sitio Negative, barangay Carreta, shortly before midnight yesterday. But Joavan’s girlfriend Doreen Isidro, 20, will not file charges against him after agreeing to settle the incident in private, said Chief [...]

Posted: May 12th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Police files

KAMPUTHAW FIRE AT least P150,000 worth of properties was lost when a fire razed three houses in the Caballero Compound, in Kamputhaw, Cebu City, yesterday morning. Police said the fire that broke out at 3:37 a.m. started at the house of Clint Caballero where only a candle was used to light the house after the [...]

Posted: May 12th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Bank teller kills self, details burial plans

A 29-year-old bank teller committed suicide and left a suicide note scheduling his burial and detailing his funeral services including the color of his coffin. Ivy Cope Montañez, single and a bank teller of Rural Bank of Cebu South (RBCS) in Carcar City, was found hanging dead under a mango tree at the back of [...]

Posted: May 11th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Joavan to be charged for illegal drugs

THE Cebu City Prosecutors’ Office indicted Joavan Fernandez on charges of possession of illegal drugs yesterday. Charges for a violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are expected to be filed with the Regional Trial Court today. Bail was set at P200,000. In her resolution, Assistant City Prosecutor Aida [...]

Posted: May 11th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro | Read More »

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