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Ombudsman finds probable cause to file falsification charges vs N. Cotabato exec, 5 gov’t employees

KIDAPAWAN CITY -The Ombudsman in Mindanao has found probable cause to file two counts of falsification charges against the vice-mayor of Makilala town in North Cotabato and the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Makilala local government unit (LGU). The issue stemmed from a complaint filed by a certain Rodillin Estrella against Makilala vice-mayor Ricky Cua BAC chairman engineer Roel Caoagdan municipal budget officer Mario Ranis administrative officer Edwin Arellano local assessment operations officer Pio Abonado, Jr. local treasury operations officer Giovanni Ignacio.


Maguindanao’s high risk inmate moved to Camp Bagong Diwa

CITY – Central Mindanao’s most high risk inmatewho repeatedly bolted
jails but recaptured has been transferred to Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City, Maguindanao
jail officials today said.
Interviewed by DXMS Radyo Bida,Macapagal
Blao, Maguindanao provincial warden, said Datukan Samad, alias Commander
Lastikman” has been moved to Camp Bagong Diwa Wednesday on orders of the court.
was blamed for the series of bus bombings, highway robbery on passenger vans


Brown out snags Comelec list up in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Registration of new voters and validation of voters' record in Kidapawan City has been disrupted by an hour-long power interruption.Atty.


Cotabato City PNP ready for All Saints' Day, All Souls' Day

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato City police office has designed security plan (Oplan Undas)to ensure the observance of All Saint's Day on Sunday and All Souls' Day on Monday is peaceful and orderly.This early, many Cotabatenios trooped to the cemeteries to clean the graves of their loved ones.Senior Supt.


Woman from Cotabato City arrested in Koronadal for shabu possession

KORONADAL CITY – A woman from Cotabato City was arrested by anti-narcotics agents here Tuesday during drug buy bust operation, police said.Chief Inspector Ramil Villagracia, chief ofSouth Cotabato Police-Provincial Office Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Force (SCPPO-PAIDSOTF), identified the suspect as Lenang Ebrahim Adam, 25, married and resident of Tukananes district, Cotabato City.


PNPand Rido triggers Maguindanao ambush

CITY – Police authorities in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao said a long
standing family feud, more known as rido,” was the possible motive in an ambush
in Barangay Dulangan Monday afternoon that left five family members killed,
including a 4-year- old girl.

The relatives
who claimed the victims’ remains told police it was triggered by a rido,” Chief
Inspector Lindsy Sinsuat, town police chief of Datu Odin Sinsuat, told DXMS Radyo


Fire hits Sulu port, destroys 886 houses

ZAMBOANGA CITY -– Around 886 families were displaced in a two-hour fire that hit Sunday afternoon downtown Jolo, the capital of Sulu, a top military official said.Brigadier General Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu commander, disclosed the fire broke out around 2:15 p.m.


PNP-ARMM awards Medalya ng Kadakilaan to slain Marawi police chief

SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Posthumous
Awardand Medalya ng Kadakilaan (PNP Heroism Award) was awarded to Police Supt. Al
Abner Wahab Santos, police chief of Marawi City, who was killed on October 17,
officials said today.
Supt. Ronald Estilles, PNP-ARMM regional director, led the regional police
officials and personnel in honouring the late Supt. Santos during simple
ceremonies held at Camp SK Pendatun parade grounds here Monday.
mother received the award.


Banga legislators almost trade blows during session

South Cotabato – Two local legislators here almost trade blows during a recent
deliberation on the proposed budget for the procurement of a prime mover,
police documents showed.

simply traded harsh words with one lawmaker threatening the other.

Banga police station log book showed the personalities involved were Councilor
Arnel Wanan, an Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) and Councilor
Alex Garcia, both members of Banga Sangguniang Bayan.


CIDG agents arrest man wanted in 2 South Cotabato towns

COTABATO – A man wanted by law in two South Cotabato town was arrested by police
agents in Purok Maligaya, Barangay New Dumanggas here on Saturday.

Inspector Timothy Arciso, chief of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group
(CIDG) South Cotabato director, identified the suspect as Jose Hablador, alias
Nonoy, 45 of Sitio San Blas, Barangay Liwanay, Banga, South Cotabato.

Arciso said
Hablador was the most wanted person in Banga and Surallah, both in South



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