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8 Northern Kabuntalan gunmen yield, turn in guns to police

MAGUINDANAO – Eight gunmen surrendered firearms to the police in separate symbolic rites the past two days, voluntary gestures that local officials are certain many will emulate.

The eight gun owners in Barangays Gayonga and Damatug, both in Northern Kabuntalan, yielded machine pistols, shotguns, a shoulder-fire M79 grenade launcher, assault rifles and a home-made .50 caliber bolt-action sniper rifle.

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2 NPAs surrender to Army in Sarangani

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Nadagdagan pa ng apat na panibagong batch ng mga rebel returnees sa area of operation ng 38th Infantry (We Clear) Battalion ang sumuko nitong 25 at 28 ng Pebrero, 2021.

Ayon kay 38IB Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Anhouvic B. Atilano, sumuko ang isang team leader ng Platoon West Musa dala-dala ang isang Carbine rifle at ang isang mass organizer sa Probinsya ng Sarangani noong Pebrero 25, 2021 sa Purok 7, Barangay Zion, Maitum, Sarangani Province.

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Magelco announces Feb 21 power interruption

To All MAGELCO consumer served by Upi Feeder:

What: Scheduled Power Interruption

Why: Pay-out on every spanning section with have to traverse existing distribution line.

When: February 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Time: 8:00am - 12:00nn

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please bear with us for the inconvenience.

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CIDG-BAR starts probe on murder of Malabang market administrator

LANAO DEL SUR --- Personnel of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (CIDG-BAR) started probing Sunday on the fatal ambush last week in Malabang, Lanao del Sur of Rauf Malawani, market administrator in the municipality.
 
The victim was a maternal uncle of the first-termer Malabang Mayor Tomas Macapodi, whose clan and political supporters have decided to let the CIDG-BAR identify the culprits for prosecution.
 
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Negosyante na nagpapatayo ng car wash, patay sa pamamaril sa Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato - Binaril at napatay ng di pa nakikilang mga suspect ang isang negosyante sa Barangay Sta. Cruz bago magtanghali kanina.

Kinilala ang biktima na si Peter Carreon, isang negosyante at taga Barngay Topland, Koronadal City.

Ayon sa ilang mga saksi, binisita ni Carreon ang kaniyang ipinapatayong carwash sa Crossing Diaz, Barangay Sta Cruz mga alas 11:45 ng umaga nang ito ay pagbabarilin ng isa sa dalawang suspect na sakay ng motorsiklo.

Si Carreon ay nasawi on the spot dahil sa tama ng bala sa dibdib.

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UPDATE: A stronger quake hits Magsaysay, Davao Sur anew, this time its Magnitude 6.3

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A stronger quake believed to be an aftershock of Sunday morning's tremor rocked Magsaysay, Davao del Sur anew.

The magnitude 6.3 quake was tectonic in origin and came at 12:22 p.m. about 5 hours after a magnitude 4.8 quake jolted Magsaysay town.

The earlier quake was traced 9 kilometers east of Magsaysay while the 12:22 p.m. tremor was located 8 kilometers east of the same town.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said afterschocks are expected.

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Isulan vice mayor, councilors, nagpiyansa sa kasong graft

KORONADAL CITY - HINDI INARESTO kundi kusang nagtungo sa Isulan police station upang linawin ang usapin ng sinasabing warrant of arrest laban sa vice mayor ng Isulan at apat na town councilor.

Sinabi ni Vice Mayor Lord Dean Castillo na umugong ang balitang meron silang warrant of arrest dahil sa kasong graft.

Kaya si Vice Mayor Castillo at sina Councilors Councilors Rene Aristoza, Blit Cartojano, Gina Belmes Dael, Rayan Dumaran, Sangguniang Kabataan at ex-officiio council member Clariz Lagdamen.

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All Pagalungan police personnel quarantined

MAGUINDANAO --- All 25 members of the police force in Pagalungan town have been relieved for mandatory quarantine after they tested positive for COVID-19, health and senior police officials said Thursday.

The office of Brig. Gen. Samuel Rodriguez, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, has replaced them with an interim contingent to ensure the continuity of the operation of the Pagalungan police station.

Pagalungan, one of the 36 towns in Maguindanao, is located in the second district of the province.

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Sobejana is next AFP chief

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Philippine Army commander Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana as the next chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Malacañang announced on Wednesday.

“The Palace confirms that LGEN Cirilito Sobejana will be the next Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement sent to Palace reporters.

Sobejana is set to replace AFP chief-of-staff Gilbert Gapay who will reach the mandatory retirement age of 56 on Feb. 4.

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Priest found dead with gunshot wound near seminary

MALAYBALAY CITY – A priest assigned in the Diocese of Malaybalay was found dead with gunshot wounds on his head, police and radio reports said.

DXDB Radyo Bandillo, a Chruch-run radio based in Malaybalay identified the slain priest as Fr. Rene “Neb” Regalado who was believed to be killed while on his way to his seminary in Barangay Patpat.

His body was found at 7:30 p.m. Sunday few meters from his vehicle, a Chevrolet, near the main gate of St. John XXIII College Seminary, according to Lt. Colonel Gerry Tambis, Malaybalay City police chief.

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