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South Cotabato cop survives assassination attempt

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato -- A police officer survived an assassination attempt in Barangay Pagalungan here on Monday night.Supt. Jose Briones, South Cotabato police provincial director, identified the victim as PO1 Joel Suminog.Suminog, assigned with the South Cotabato Police provincial public safety company, was riding on his motorbike heading for home when two men raiding tandem on separate motorbike opened fire on him at past 7:45 p.m.

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Cops arrest illegal recruiters, rescue victims

COTABATO CITY - Police
authorities here arrested on Monday suspected illegal recruiters and rescued
the victims from Gen. Santos City at a police checkpoint here.

Senior
Supt. Rex Anongos, Cotabato City police chief, identified the suspects as Abdullah
Ali Baroba, 30, driver of Mitsubishi Adventure used in transporting the victims
to Marawi City Marlo Maghanoy, 52 and
his wife Lusviminda, 52, both of Barangay Labangal, Gen Santos City, and Sittie
Indad Omar, 52 of Saguiran, Lanao del Sur.

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Woman, 3 men arrested for illegal drug pushing

TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato - Three men and a woman were arrested by police operatives following a drug buy bust operation Monday in Purok Maligaya, police said today.Senior Inspector Sherwin Maglana, Tampakan town police chief, identified the suspects asDanilo Lozano Faeldin, 45 of Barangay Kauran, Maguindanao province Bonie Malinao Ferolino, 25 of Purok San Isidro, Barangay Poblacion, TampakanJoan Amadeo perez, 21 of Purok Maligaya and Honeyllette Dejan Java, 27 ofForro Subdivision, Barangay General Paulino Santos, Koronadal City.Maglana told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida that arresting police officers

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DOJ to file charges vs. suspects in Mamasapano incident

COTABATO CITY -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will file murder and multiplecharges against 90 individuals, including members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)in connection with the Mamasapano incident.Justice Sec. Leila de Lima said piles of evidences will be forwarded to the National Prosecution Service.The filing of chargeswas based on the recommendation of Joint Special Investigation Team that also included direct assault, murder and theft.De Lima was confident the case will prosper due to strong evidences.

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Sultan Esmail Kiram II's remains buried in Jolo

JOLO, Sulu -- Even shortly before his death, thereigning sultan of Sulu and North Borneo, Esmail Kiram II, was pushing for claims over Sabah. Abraham Idjirani, speaking for the sultanate, said the late reigning Sultan of Sulu reiterated that the claim over Sabah must continue, this time through peaceful means.

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101 police officers deployed in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY -- A police force composed of 101 police officers from Police Regional Office 12 was deployed here as augmentation force to contain rising crime incidents.Sr. Supt.

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As mall opens, bukas kotse gang strikes, burglarize 2 cars

COTABATO CITY - While Cotabato City was thrilled with the opening of the a mall in the city, members of bukas kotse gang struck and victimized two car owners, including a member of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).Patrick Luan Uy, 29, resident of Sitio Tenorio, Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao and works at BFP in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.He told police that he parked his car inside Mall ofAlNor parking area and went inside the newly opened establishment.He returned two hours later andfound his car was burglarized.The attackers took his bag that contained B

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Cotabato City tarpaulin layout artist missing - mom

COTABATO CITY - A tarpaulin printing shop layout artist has been missing and his mother believed he could have been kidnapped.Its been 10days since Ishmael Glang Imam has not returned home, her mother Bai Tayan Glang Imam told DXMS Radyo Bida. According to Bai TayanImam, her son also known as Micky, 27, left home to still unknown destination. He has not returned since then.

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Early list up for Senior High starts in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY - This early, registration for incoming senior high school has started in Koronadal City, the city schools division office said today.Prima Roullo, Department of Education (DepEd)Education Supervisor ng
Senior High School Curriculum, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida, said early registration is now on going inKoronadal National Comprehensive High School (KNCHS).

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6th ID disposes seized improvised bombs

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao -- The Army's 6th Infantry Division Bomb Disposal Unit Thursday detonated hundreds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) recovered, confiscated and seized in various military operations in its area of jurisdiction. The IEDs were properly disposed, Capt. Joann Petinglay, 6th ID spokesperson told reporters. Disposal was still on going as of 3:30 p.m.

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