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Shabu Tiangge busted in North Cotabato 5 suspects fall

KIDAPAWAN CITY--Police and military forces in North Cotabato on Monday morning raided a community known to many as Little Quiapo” in the town of Matalam, North Cotabato after receiving reports that women and children are being used in illegal drug trade. At least 100 policemen backed by 7thInfantry Battalion troopers raided Purok Islam, Barangay Poblacion Matalam, North Cotabato.Armed with search warrants, government forces combed several houses and checked on the persons named in the court order. Supt.

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Mangudadatu to visit Andal Sr in hospital if he says sorry

BULUAN, Maguindanao – Like relatives of Maguindanao massacre victims, Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu wanted to ensure that former Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr, primary suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre was indeed six and dying.
I will visit him in the hospital if he seeks forgiveness,” Manguadatu said of Andal Sr who is said to seriously ill and has only three to six months to live.

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Ex-cop shot dead duty police officer in Pikit

KIDAPAWAN CITY -A duty police officerwas shot deadwhile performing his duties in Pikit, North Cotabato Tuesday morning, police authorities said.The incident occurred at past 8 a.m.inSitio Lamak, Barangay Poblacion, Pikit, North Cotabato, according to Chief Insp.Bernard Tayong, North Cotabato Police Provincial Office (NCPPO) spokesperson.Killed on the spot wasPO2 Anwar Batingkay, a member of Pikit PNP and resident of Kidapawan City.

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5 inmates bolt Koronadal City lock up cell

KORONADAL CITY - Five inmates who were arrested for illegal drug pushing here outsmarted a police officer from the Koronadal City lock-up cell Monday dawn.Those who made their way out from a crowded detention facility were Amarudin Kansang Salipada, Muhamedin Kansang Salipada,Osmena Midtawan Mamasalanao, Manalos Mamasalanao Sandigan and Nelson Labungan.Reports have it that Police Officer 2 Teofilo Toledo was sleeping on his job which the detainees took advantage of and jumped out to freedom at before 3 a.m.

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BREAKINGand South Cotabato most wanted drug pusher falls

STO. NINO, South Cotabato - The end of the road for man who once keptP25 million worth of shabu.This was how Chief Inspector Joel Fuerte, town police chief, described the arrest Saturday of South Cotabato's most wanted drug pusher following three months of extensive police surveillance operations.John Mantawil was arrested on the basis of an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 26Judge Roberto Ayco in his house in Purok Malipayon, Barangay Ambalgan, Sto.

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Villagers' ingenuity help commuters cross Koronadal river

KORONADAL CITY - Enterprising individuals are earning in assisting commuters cross a major bridge here where the bridge was destroyed by flash floods last week.Residents whose farm lots and agricultural products were destroyed by the rampaging flood waters following heavy down pour turned to new sources of livelihood by putting up a floating slabs in transporting commuters across the river.The Namnama bridge served as a vital link from Koronadal City to various outskirt villages and the town of Lutayan in Sultan Kudarat province.Each commuter is charged P5 while tricycles are charged P15 p

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Council lauds Tacurong City's special project for children

KORONADAL CITY -The Provincial Council for the Protection of Children Evaluation Team lauded Mayor Lina O. Montilla’s special projects on children’s welfare during the annual assessment of the City’s Local Council for the Protection of Children on July 1, 2015.The evaluation team noted projects such as the Busog Lusog Talino School Feeding Program, Project PAGLAUM MDG-FACES, and PEACE Learning Camp.

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Mangudadatuand 'No need to declare state of calamity'

COTABATO CITY - Maguindanao Gov.

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OCD-12: Floods affect 4,436 families 4 provinces

KORONADAL CITY - The week-long moderate to heavy down pour brought about by torrential rains in southern Mindanao has displaced more than 4,400 families or about 26,000 residents, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD-12) today said.Citing OCD-12 records, Jerome Barranco, assistant regional director, said more than 4,436 families or about26,600 individuals have been affected by floods that hit the provinces of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Saranggani and North Cotabato.He said South Cotabato was the most affected provinces with Koronadal City suffering destroyed bridge and the towns of Tupi, T

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Child dies in another Polomolok highway mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Another child dies in another road accidentSouth Cotabato, the third victim of highway mishap, officials said.Police said 7-year-old Jireh Mark Magon of Barangay Cannery Site, Polomolok, South Cotabato was walking on Tuesday morningalong the highway and suddenly leapedand dangledon the railing of a passing Isuzu truck (GCK-367).But the child lost his grip and was ran over by the truck's rear tires.

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