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Hataman to INC membersand Abide by rule of law

COTABATO CITY-- Regional Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Saturday joined Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas in urging members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) to abide by rule of law.


Fire hits residential area in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY -- A fire of still unknown origin gutted down at least seven houses in Barangay Paulino Santos here Saturday, including the one owned by anOverseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who was on vacation.Fire officials said the conflagration started from a house whose owners were out and quickly spread to other houses nearby, all made of semi-concrete and light materials.In a flash report by DXOM-AM Radyo Bida ,the fire, which started at 3 p.m., destroyed in less than an hourseven houses and affected 11 families, all residents of Purok Magsaysay, Gen.


Gunman robs 3 Magelco employees of P1.6-M cash

COTABATO CITY – Unidentified gunman on Thursday robbed
employees of Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) of P1.6 million worth of
collections in Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguindanao, police said.

Senior Insp. Lindsy Sinsuat, Datu Odin police station
chief, said the incident happened at past 3:30 p.m. in Sitio Katalungan,
Barangay Datu Pinguiaman,DOS.


North Cotabato's 1 of 20 wanted drug dealers killed

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A man, included in North Cotabato's most wanted men due to illegal drug trade, was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen and his remains were found in a remote village of Mlang, North Cotabato Wednesday.Sr. Ins. Jonameel Toñacao, Mlang PNP chief, identified the victim asRoberto Sastrillo, resident ofPurok Pag-asa, Barangay Buayan, Mlang.Toñacao told DXND-AM Radyo Bida thatCastillo sustained five gunshot wounds in the head and body from cal.


Rubber tapper killed in Makilala highway mishap

MAKILALA, North Cotabato - A rubber tapper was killed when a speeding SUV hit him Tuesday night along a highway here, authorities said.The incident occurred along portions of the Cotabato-Davao highway in Barangay Kisante, Makilala, North Cotabato at 6 p.m., according to Makilala PNP.Makilala traffic investigatorNoel Taladoc identified the victim asDelatore Makla of SitioPangayasan, BarangayKisante. He died while getting medical attention at a nearby hospital.


Cotabato City school conflict over-reported - PNP

COTABATO CITY - Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, Cotabato City police director, today denied a conflict exist between teachers, students and parents ofPilot Provincial Science and Technology High


Kidapawan village chairand Speed limit ordinance saves lives

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A village chair said a speed limit ordinance will help prevent, if not totally stopped, highway accident along the stretch of Barangays Lanao, Balindog and Paco, Kidapawan City.Marites Villanueva, village chair of Barangay Balindog, the village council is considering to adopt a city ordinance imposing speed limit on all types of vehicles and strictly enforce the samefollowing the bloody highway accident Monday night.In that incident, where a hauler truck lost its brake system and rammed on at least 10 vehicles at past 7 p.m., has left one dead tricycle driver and injured31


ARMM ex-cop, waiter die in Cotabato City shooting

COTABATO CITY - A former police officer and a waiter were killed in a shootout that occurred inside a boarding house in Barangay Rosary Heights 9, Cotabato City.Felipe Plantar, boarding house owner and resident of Purok 3, RH-9, Cotabato City, identified his slain boarders as Norman Mamasabang, 37, former police officer of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, and Jeffrey Estacio, 23, an on-call waiter.Responding police officers of Police Station 2 found the two in a pool of blood inside the boarding housefollowing a shooting incident at about 5:50 p.m.


Cotabato Army denies city official's claim blast was accidental

Army Colonel Rannie Sevilla, commander of the 5th Army Special
Forces Battalion based here, today took exceptions from comments made by a
Cotabato City official the rifle grenade that exploded at an Army base last
week came from within.”

It was not
accidental, our on duty soldiers do not carry rifle grenade while manning
checkpoints,” Sevilla told DXMS-AM Radyo Bida in reaction to a comment by the
official before teachers in the city.


SoCot detainees escape but quickly recaptured

KORONADAL CITY - A well-planned escape try was abortedas four inmates of the South Cotabato provincial rehabilitation and detention center (SCPRDC) failed to gain freedom, a jail officer saidSunday. Well planned by bad execution, Juan Lanzaderas, SPRDC jail warden, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida Koronadal. The inmates thought they outsmarted the jail guards who were busy securing the premises during visiting hours at past 10 a.m.



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