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Public school teacher, 4 others nab in Tacurong anti-illegal drug drive

TACURONG CITY– A lady public school teacher was arrested for possession of illegal drugs during police simultaneous anti-illegal drug operations Tuesday, police said.Supt.Ranie Hachuela, Tacurong City police chief, said Noria Pudin, teacher of Tacurong City National High School was among the five persons arrested during the early morning raid.Also arrested were Benjie Ganding Gayan, Aliman Midtonong Salat, Nasser Midtonong and Hasser Musalim, all residents of Barangay New Isabela.Hacheula said the raid was conducted wqith a search warrant issued by Tacurong Regional Trial Corut Judge Melani


More persons in illegal drug trade show up in S. Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY-- More and more persons suspected of illegal drug pushers, users and peddlers have showed up to police offices in South Cotabato as June 30 draws near. Village and police officials have intensified information drive for personalities in illegal drug trade to voluntarily surrender and vow to reform for good before a massive no-nonsense campaign against them once the Duterte administration assumes office. Senior Supt.


Military colonel killed in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY — An Army colonel, assigned in Zamboanga del Sur and went home to celebrate Father's Day,was shot and killed by still unidentified men Sunday night, police here said.Supt. Luisito Magnaye, Zamboanga City police director, said Lieutenant Colonel Cristobal Perez, more known as Tiny expired due to multiple gunshot wounds at Zamboanga Peninsula hospital at about 11 p.m.


Hataman orders HEART to help Isabela fire victims

COTABATO CITY --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will assist some 2,000 villagers dislocated by a conflagration on Saturday in Isabela City in Basilan even as the area is outside of ARMM’s jurisdiction.Initial reports reaching the regional office here of the Bureau of Fire Protection-ARMM said more than 500 houses were razed by Saturday’s fire in Barangay Kaumpurnah, a seaside village in Isabela City.ARMM Gov.


Fire hits Isabela Ctiy, 400 homes turn to ashes

ISABELA CITY -- A fire of still unknown origin broke out Saturday morning in a residential areas here damaging at least 400 homes, officials said.Senior Supt. Oscar Nantes, Basilan police provincial director, said the fire first broke out in a houseat about 11:15 a.m. and quickly spread to nearby houses made of light and semi-concrete materials.Fire fighters declared fire out at past 1 p.m.No casualty was reported. Arson investigators are still determining what triggered the fire.


2 NPAs slain in clash with soldiers in South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY– Two members of communist rebels
were killed in a clash with government forces in a remote village in South
Cotabato early Friday, police here said.

Senior Inspector Joven Bagaygay,
police chief of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, said government forces were
conducting foot patrol in sitio Lamtapok, Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu before dawn
when they chanced upon about 9 heavily armed members of the New Peoples’ Army’s
Front 73 at 6 a.m.


BPAT member falls for shabu, unlicensed gun possession

KORONADAL CITY - A member of village defender here was arrested by police in a anti-illegal drug buy bust operation Thursday afternoon.Supt.


Polomolok cops hunt down 4 men in pawnshop heist

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato - Police authorities here have launched a province-wide manhunt against four men who robbed a pawnshop inside a supposedly well-secured Gaisano Grand Mall Wednesday morning.Supt. Joedy Lito Guisinga, Polomolok town police chief, said the mall close circuit television cameras have captured the faces of four suspects who robbed Dalton pawnshop of jewelry and undetermined amount of cash.The mall opens at 10 a.m.


Midsayap's garbage gatherers haul IED

collectors in Midsayap, North Cotabato on Sunday night had the greatest
haul in life that could have cost their lives - an improvised bomb
among a pile of garbage.

Supt. Tom Tuzon, Midsayap town police chief, said one of the garbage collectors on a
night shift alerted the police about his discovery, a powerful improvised
explosive device.

He said the
man, who asked not to be named, found the IED fashioned from 81 mm mortar in
the file of garbage in Barangay Malamote, Midsayap, North Cotabato at 9 p.m.


Rape suspect arrested for illegal drug pushing

KORONADAL CITY - A man, earlier arrested for child rape but was released after the time forfiling charges has lapsed, was arrested anew during anti-illegal drug operation Sunday.Supt. Barney Condes, Koronadal City PNP, identified the suspect asRamil Lamoste, 32, married and resident of Purok Urban Poor, Barangay San Isidro, this city,Seized during the operation at 9:40 a.m. Sundaywere two heat-sealed suspected shabu.But Lamoste denied he was pushing illegal drugs and even dared authorities to have him drug tested.



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