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IED blasts rock Maguindanao town

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao- Vigilant Moro villagers on Tuesday saved passersby from harm two powerful roadside bombs can inflict, planted along a busy thoroughfare in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao.Army and police officials said the two improvised explosive devices went off just after responding policemen and soldiers managed to close the highway to traffic and relocate villagers to safer areas.Local officials said it was a peasant named Lawani Odin and his companions who first discovered the roadside bombs at one side of a highway straddling through Barangay Timbangan in Shariff Aguak.O


Buluan cops hunting down 5 men in student's rape-slay

BULUAN, Maguindanao - After initially denying there was rape case in his area of jurisdiction, Senior Insp. Victor Pansoy, town police chief here, has ordered a massive manhunt against five more men believed to have been involved in the alleged rape of a studentand the burning of a canteen, including the victim.Pansoy said three men were arrested for their alleged involvement in the rape-slay of a an 18-year-old working student, Bainora Solaimanof Mahad National High School in Barangay Poblacion on Sept. 5.


BHW shot dead in Tacurong, woman found dead in Banga

KORONADAL CITY - A married woman was found dead in Banga, South Cotabto Sundaywhile a barangay health worker was shot dead Monday in Tacurong City.Josie Cabelaje, Barangay Health Worker of Barangay Baras, Tacurong City was shot in the head by an unidentified man who quickly fled on board a motorbike.Police Supt. Junny Buenacosa, Tacurong City PNP chief, said Cabelaje has just alighted from a tricycle in front of the city public marketat past 1 p.m. when the gunman shot her in the head from behind.She died on the spot.


South Cotabato starts search for Outstanding Model Family

KORONADAL CITY -- The search is on for Outstanding Model Family in South Cotabato.A committee has been conducting evaluation at the barangay level in Polomolok, Tupi, Tampakan, Tantangan, T'boli, Lake Sebu, Banga, Surallah, Norala, Sto Nino and Koronadal City.The evaluation has commenced after the South Cotabato provincial board passed an ordinance for the search and appropriating P300,000 funds thereof, said Zenaida Duron,provincialpopulation officer.Successful families in all towns will compete in the provincial level.


Atty. Wilfrido Bueno, Mr. public servant, dies

COTABATO CITY – The pioneer member of the Cotabato
City's 1st Sangguniang Panglungsod, Atty. Wilfrido Bueno, has passed
away Saturday.

He was 85 years old.

Bueno, more known as Willie” and Mr. public servant among his peers,
returned to the Lord’s Kingdom at 2:30 p.m. Saturday while at the Intensive
Care Unit (ICU) of the Notre Dame Hospital due to lung complications.


Gunmen rob SOCOTECO sub office of P268K, guard's gun

TUPI, South Cotabato– The South Cotabato police have launched a manhunt against two men, whose facial identification were clearly captured by the CCTV, after they robbed the South Cotabato electric cooperative collection office.Senior Supt. Jose Briones, South Cotabato provincial police director, said the suspects barged inside the sub office ofSouth Cotabato Electric Cooperative (SOCOTECO-II) in Purok 5, Barangay Poblacion, Tupi, South Cotabato.Once inside, they disarmed the lone lady security guard of her 9mm pistoland declared holdup.


Cops file murder charges vs. Montes brothers in Cotabato shooting

COTABATO CITY - Police have filed murder and illegal possession of guns against two men involved in a shooting incident along SK Pendatun Avenue, Cotabato City on Wednesday night.Charged were Ben Montes alais Black Moro and his brother Mike Montes, both residents of Barangay Poblacion 1, Cotabato City.The Montes brothers were the primary suspects in the killing of Jordan Talusob, 18 of Barangay Poblacion 3 at past 9 p.m, according to Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, city police chief.Both were also charged for violating gun possession law after lawmen seized two ca. 45 pistol and cal.


South Cotabato proposed law bans minors in benefit dance, bikini open

KORONADAL CITY -- Minors joining benefit dance, bikini open and disco events will be strictly banned in the province once a proposed ordinance becomes a law, a provincial board member said.Under Sec.


PDEA, PNP agents arrest 4 suspects involved in illegal drug trade

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato -- Four persons were arrested by joint police and military authorities in an antidrug operations in Barangay Poblacion here Wednesday.Arrested wereDatuan Dulwa, Datukon Utto, Tonting Mambayaon and Wato Dres, all residents of Barangay Poblacion, Midsayap, North Cotabato.


3 die, 2 hurt in Cotabato City shootout

COTABATO CITY – Three persons were killed
while two others were wounded in a shooting incident along SK Pendatun Avenue, Cotabato City at past 9 p.m. Wednesday, police and military here said.Interviewed by DXMS Radyo Bida, Supt. Rex Anongos, city police director, identified
the slain man as Jordan Talusob, 18of Shariff Kabunsuan, Barangay Poblacion 3,Cotabato City.



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