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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 »

Police Files

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 »