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PDEA agents arrest HVI, cohort in Tacurong anti-drug ops

TACURONG CITY - Joint operatives of PDEA Sultan Kudarat Provincial Office, PDEA Regional Special Enforcement Team, Tacurong City Police Station and Sultan Kudarat PDEU conducted a buy-bust operation on at Purok Pagkakaisa, Brgy. San Pablo, Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat.

The 6pm operation led to the arrest of suspects as Carlos Mandawe Jr, 35, construction worker, and his live-in partner Jacquilin Navarro, 35, both residents of Sitio Lasang, Brgy. San Roque, Koronadal City.


South Cotabato town councilor arrested for alleged rape

KORONADAL CITY – Police arrested in Gen. Santos City today a municipal councilor of South Cotabato who is facing rape charges and sexual abuse in Tantangan town.

Tantangan Vice Mayor Cesar Dasilao told DXOM Radyo Bida Koronadal that Councilor June Seneca, 60, did not resist arrest when lawmen presented him his warrant of arrest in his safe house in Bria Homes Subdivision, Barangay San Isidro, Gen. Santos City.

Members of Tantangan PNP, Bula Police Station and PNP Highway Patrol Group helped in serving the warrant in Seneca's home.


Cotabato Light workers, staff join Q1 national earthquake drill

The Cotabato Light employees and several contracted personnel participated today, March 09, 2023 in the First Quarter of Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill organized by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and Office of Civil Defense.

The said drill aims to develop and promote disaster preparedness and resilience within the workplace and in the communities we served.


Cotelco announces power interruption sked in Kidapawan



TIME: 9:00 AM - 12:00 NN (3 HOURS)


Replacement of rotten pole at Old PC Barracks

Sudapin, Kidapawan beside Medical Specialist Hospital.

Affected areas:

Part of Feeder 93, from Iglesia ni Cristo to Stañol

Subdivision, Old PC Barracks, Kidapawan City


Cotabato Light announces power service in Datu Odin Sinsuat

To all our valued customers, please be informed of the scheduled power interruption affecting customers in Broce to Tapian, DOS, Maguindanao on Sunday, March 12, 2023, from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM (6 hours).

This is to facilitate restructuring of the primary line maintenance activity in the area.


PRO-12 regional director warns civilian public vs use/wearing of police and military uniforms

GEN. SANTOS CITY - Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg, Police Regional Office 12 diretor has warned civilians against use and wearing of PNP or military uniforms, citing that it is punishable by law and they can be penalized for it.

Likewise, he also warns the public against using said uniforms for their content on social media, especially on Youtube, TikTok, and Facebook and to utilize all social media platform in promoting PNP’s mission, accomplishments, and public safety-related contents.


Matalam drug peddler arrested during anti-drug sting

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Intensified law enforcement operation against the proliferation of illegal drugs in the region resulted in the apprehension of street level drug peddler during drug entrapment operation in Purok Pagkakaisa, Bareangay Linao, Matalam, North Cotabato on March 5, 2023.

Operatives from Municipal Drug Enforcement Unit and North Cotabato police office in coordination with PDEA 12, arrested Cedrick Perez Dela Cruz, male, 31 years old, married, jobless, and a resident of Purok Mapayapa, Brgy Linao, Matalam, Cotabato.


Drug peddler falls, P640K shabu seized in Pigcawayan

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato - Abot sa P640,000 na halaga ng shabu ang nakumpiska ng Pigcawayan PNP sa mula sa isang big time drug peddler sa ikinasang anti-drug operation kagabi.

Kinilala ni Pigcawayan Municipal Police Station commander Police Major Andres Sumugat Jr. ang suspek na si Fahad Salipada Macauyag 32 years old na taga Barangay Gang, Sultan Kudarat Maguindanao.

Ayon kay Major Sumugat, ang suspek ay naaresto sa ginawang buy-bust operation ng Municipal Drug Enforcement Unit (MDEU) pasado alas otso kagabi sa Barangay Poblacion 3 sa naturang bayan.


Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Davao de Oro

DAVAO CITY – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked Davao de Oro Tuesday afternoon with the tremor reaching up to Lanao del Sur and South Cotabato.

Felt at 2:02 p.m., it was tectonic in origin and its epicenter was traced 8 kilometers south of New Bataan, Davao de Oro.

Below are the reported intensities:

Intensity V - Maco, Maragusan, Nabunturan, New Bataan, and Pantukan, Davao de Oro

Intensity IV - Monkayo, Davao de Oro; City of Tagum, Davao del Norte; City of Bislig, Surigao del Sur


Cotelco announces power interruption in Manongol, Kidapawan



TIME: 9:00 AM. - 12:00 NN (3 HOURS)


Replacement of rotten poles at Purok Lanzones,

Manongol, Kidapawan City.

Affected areas:

Portion of Brgy. Manongol going to Brgy. Perez,

Kidapawan City



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