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P680,000 worth of shabu seized from trafficker in Tawi-Tawi 

COTABATO CITY --- Agents seized P680,000 worth of shabu from trafficker Alsuhod Ahamad who fell in an entrapment operation in Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi Tuesday.

Juvenal Azurin, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said Wednesday the suspect is now detained.

Ahamad was frisked and cuffed immediately after turning over to a non-uniformed PDEA-BARMM agent P680,000 worth of shabu during a clandestine tradeoff  in the public market of Bongao.

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Kidapawan City councilor resigns, cites health issue

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Nagsumite ng kanyang resignation letter ang isa sa mga konsehal ng Kidapawan City dahil na rin sa kanyang karamdaman.

Isinumite ni City Councilor Gregorio “Goyong” Lonzaga ang kanyang resignation noon pang April 08, 2021.

Ito ang kinumpirma mismo ng kanyang anak at maging ni City Mayor Joseph Evangelista.

Nagsilbi bilang konsehal ng lungsod si Lonzaga sa halos dalawang termino. Sa ngayon, patuloy pa itong nagpapagaling sa isang ospital sa Davao City.

Hindi pa batid ngayon kung sino ang posibleng hahalili sa kanyang pwesto.

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Couple, boy slain in Cotabato gun attack near school

PATAY ANG ISANG GINANG, ISANG LALAKI at isang batang lalaki matapos na sila ay ambusin sa harap ng LR Sebastian Street, Cotabato City kaninang alas 10 ng umaga.

The vehicle has identification cards believed to be that of the man and the woman identified by Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) Ali Tamal, taga Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao at ang ginang na nakilala sa pangalang Norma Sapi.

Patay din ang batang lalaki na nasa loob pa ng kotse nang datnan ng mga otoridad.

Ang mga biktima ay sakay ng kulay green na Toyota Vios (NEG-7303)

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Darul Ifta announces fasting month starts on April 13, Tuesday

COTABATO CITY - The fasting month will officially starts on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

Grand Mufti Abuhuraira Udasan of the Bangsamoto Region in Muslim Mindanao Darul Ifta made the announcement after the crescent moon was not visible tonight.

"By virtue of the authority vested in me as Mufti of the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao I hereby announce that we will start fasting on Tuesday Ap[ril 13," Udasan said in a statement carried live on Darul Ifta FB page at 8 p.m. tonight.

 

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Flash floods hit communities in Makilala, Mlang; damage homes, dikes

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Floods hit residential areas beside major rivers following heavy downpour on Saturday night.

North Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco visited the affected communities, damaged flood control dike and extend emergency aid to fammilies whose homes were destroyed.

Motorists also helped remove huge rocks that fell along the national highway in Barangay Greenhills, President Roxas that made the road network impassable for house. 

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7 guns seized during Joint JTF Central, PNP operation in North Cotabato

Camp Siongco, Maguindanao – A combined efforts of the Joint Task Force Central and Philippine National Police resulted in the seizure of seven firearms at Sitio Pedtubo, Barangay Langayen, Pikit town of Cotabato on April 8, 2021.

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5 operators of drug den in Cotabato City arrested

COTABATO CITY --- Authorities arrested Friday five drug dealers operating a clandestine drug den in a secluded area in the city.

Ali Uto Sampulna, Moamar Esmael, Rashid Sanduyugan, Juharto Tadtahan and Tato Silongan are now detained in the office here of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

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P1.3-M worth shabu seized from couple in Maguindanao

MAGUINDANAO --- Anti-narcotics operatives seized P1.3 million worth of shabu from a couple who fell in an entrapment operation in Datu Piang town Friday.

The spouses Kal Mangayag Zainal and Indag Muslima Zainal are now detained, to be prosecuted for violation of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

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Truck plows store in Makilala, N. Cotabato, hurts woman

MAKILALA, North Cotabato - A storekeeper here was slightly injured after a cargo truck plowed her store in Barangay POblacion at about 9 a.m. today.

Store owner Cherry Mae Mesias Orteza said she noticed the cargo truck, more known as "wing van," parked beside the highway and its driver alighted while the engine was still on.

Suddenly, the truck moved forward and plowed the store, a vulcanizing shop and nearby structures.

 

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Fireman helps woman give birth inside police station

COTABATO CITY  – A fire officer in Pres. Quirino, Sultan Kudarat was hailed for assisting a pregnant woman who gave birth to a healthy baby inside the town police station Thursday morning.

On Friday, Fire Officer 1 Moctar Tangcuangan of President Quirino Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said he voluntarily assisted Sunshine Acosta who was to be brought by the police car to the hospital “because her baby is partly out.”

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