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Lutayan village chair, 4 others hurt in MILF attack

KORONADAL CITY - Five persons, including avillage chairand village councilman, were wounded when clashes erupted between local village officials and Moro rebels in Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat province, officials said today.But fighting have settled down after military personnel and members of the International Monitoring Team (IMT) intervened, according to Lutayan Vice Mayor Ibrahim Macasayon.


Illegal drugs, personal grudge causes of Cotabato City crimes

COTABATO CITY - The Army Special Forces based here believed personal grudges, illegal drug trade and proliferation of guns were the leading reasons why crime against life has been increasing in the city.ColonelRanulfo Sevilla, 5th Special Forces Battalion commander, also noted that gun ownership is rising in the city.In August, the Cotabato City police office recorded 17 shooting cases with 17 deaths and four injured which was unusually high since January this year.As of August 31, 88 crimes involving guns were reported with 70 deaths and 33 injured, the city police statistics showed.


Iloilo's most wanted man arrested in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY - One can evade the police but not the law.Paterno Soldevilla Soloren of San Jose, Iloilo,learned this after he was arrested by joint Koroandal City PNP and Iloilo police on Wednesday.Soloren was wanted for murder charges after he allegedly killed a member of the Philippine Marines in San Jose, Iloilo province, making him the most wanted man in town.Arter confirming he was hiding in Sta Cruz, Koronadal City, a joint police action was hatchedto put Soloren behind bars.Police officers, led by Supt.


Kidapawan TMU members accused of mulcting motorist

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Two members of the Traffic Management Unit (TMU) here are in hot water after a retired marine officer complained twoextorted P500 from him.TMU head Rey Manar vowed to investigate traffic enforcersRolly Tindugan and a certain Salmorin on the complaint.


Maguindanao alleged shabu supplier falls in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY - A man from Maguindanao who claimed to be a major supplier of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride to South Cotabato towns and in Koronadal City was arrested during a drug buy bust operation Tuesday morning, police said.Chief Insp.


Fire hits PC Hill residential area, destroys 12 houses, car

COTABATO CITY - At least 12 houses were destroyed in a conflagration that hit residential areas in PC Hill area, Barangay Rosary Heights 1, Cotabato City Tuesday, fire officials said.The fire started at about 2:20 a.m. following heavy down pour, Fire Inspector James Ra, speaking for the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), said.Ra said 12 houses were affected, 10 were razed to the ground with an estimated cost of damage of P1 million. The fire was contained in an hour, Ra told DXMS Radyo Bida .


Sto Nino cops arrest man, woman in shabu pot session inside car

STO NINO, South Cotabato - Two men traveling along the national highway here pulled over at past 9 a.m. on Sunday, pulled out a sachet of methamphetamine hydrochloride and started pot session.Before their session could end, police officers were already around, surrounded the KIA Avella and arrested the suspects.It was supposed to be happy session to satisfy bodily needs for illegal drugs but police acted quickly on tipster's information about their nefarious activities.Chief Insp. Joel Fuerte, Sto Nino police chief, led a team of police officers in arresting Aubrey Lagradante, 33 and Ma.


Pikit PNP arrests 3 men in shabu pot session

PIKIT, North Cotabato - Police authorities here running after three drug suppliers in a remote village here Sunday have instead caught three menin the act of sniffing prohibited substance.Police Ins. Sindatu Karim, Pikit town police chief, lawmen
armed with arrest warrant swooped down on the village to Ondo Panangilan and
two others in the village of Talitay.Panangilan and his cohorts werenot around but three
men caught in the act of sniffing shabu were hauled to jail.


Project contractor slain in ambush in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Unidentified gunmen shot dead a project contractor while heading towards home in a remote village in President Roxas, North Cotabato, around 6 p.m., Friday.Chief Inspector Romy Castanares, chief of the President Roxas municipal police station, identified the victim as Nilo Sintos, 52, sub-contractor of several road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along the Arakan Valley Development Complex in North Cotabato.


Gunmen shot, hurt Cotabato City 2 pedicab drivers

– Despite police and local officials' efforts to contain the rash of gun-related incidents, two men were the latest victims of
the spate of shooting incidents here.The victims, one of them a 75-year-old man, were lowly trisikad drivers.At past 6:50
p.m. Friday, unidentified gunmen shot and wounded two men in Arong Village, Rosary
heights 4, Cotabato City, police reports showed.



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