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TIMRA Reports

6 dead, 7 hurt in Zambo del Norte highway accident

COTABATO CITY --- Six persons were killed while seven others were badly hurt when a wayward hauler truck rammed an ambulance in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte Wednesday.

Col. Rodrigo Maramo, Zamboanga del Norte police director, on Thursday identified five of the six fatalities as Mario Macatual, Joseph Lopena, Analisa Maribojoc, Princess Gold Ejan Sangilan and Julie Jay Sumonglay.

In an initial statement Wednesday, the Sindangan Municipal Police Station said six persons perished in the accident, one of them still being identified by probers.


Over P1-M shabu seized, drug suspect nabbed in GenSan

GEN. SANTOS CITY -  More than P1 million worth of suspected crystal meth or shabu, based on National Standard Drug Price (NSDP), were seized in the Anti-Illegal Entrapment Operation along Bula-Lagao Road, Barangay Bula, General Santos City on June 18, 2022.


Politician, son-in-law killed separately same day in Basilan

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao --- Gunmen shot dead in two attacks within six hours Thursday in Lamitan City in Basilan a defeated mayoral candidate and his son-in-law.

The first to perish was Ujurun Gapal, who lost in his bid for the mayoral post of Akbar town during the May 9 elections.

Akbar is a small town not too distant from Lamitan City, one of the two cities in the island province of Basilan.


Zambo Norte town election officer killed in ambush 

COTABATO CITY - Gunmen killed a municipal election officer in an ambush late Thursday in Piñan town in Zamboanga del Norte.

Maricel Adriatico Peralta, 45, municipal election officer of Mutia town in the same province, died on the spot.

In a statement Friday, the Zamboanga del Norte Police Office said Peralta, an engineer by profession, was driving her black Toyota Vios car when men on motorcycles trailing behind opened fire as they got close, killing her instantly.


Basilan launches 2022-2025 modern agricultural thrust

COTABATO CITY --- Basilan Gov. Jim Salliman announced Monday he shall focus his third elective term on boosting the productivity of constituents via a modern farming technology they found adaptable in the island province.

The reelected Basilan governor’s third and last three-year tenure starts on June 30, 2022.

“My office shall expand its agriculture and fishery programs using more advanced techniques that we’ve been experimenting on in recent months.” Salliman said.


2 kids dead, 2 hurt in Zambo Sur explosion

COTABATO CITY --- Two grade children were killed while their two playmates were badly injured in an explosion of a still undetermined type of ordnance past at noontime Friday in Barangay Diplo in Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur.

Personnel of the Kumalarang Municipal Police Station are still trying to determine the type of the ordnance that the duo found and went off when one of them hit its tip with a stone.

The eight-year-old John Kin Gregorio and companion, the six-year-old John Leo Miro, died on the spot from shrapnel wounds.


P10-M worth shabu seized in Jolo

COTABATO CITY - State agents seized from two peddlers P10 million worth of shabu in an entrapment operation Tuesday in Jolo, the capital town of Sulu.

Suspects Al-Amin Ismael Sahipa, 39, and his 41-year-old accomplice, Alnasir Kasim Ismun, are now detained, to be prosecuted for violation of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.


Gunman killed in Zamboanga Sibugay hostage incident

COTABATO CITY --- Policemen shot dead a man who held a woman hostage in Ipil town in Zamboanga Sibugay at about noontime Monday.

Hostage taker Eduardo Pihana Andres died on the spot.

In a statement Monday, the Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office said investigators are still trying to determine why Andres held Irene Leyson, pointed a .45 caliber pistol on her head and threatened to shoot her if someone would intervene.


P3.7 million worth shabu seized from slain Tawi-Tawi peddler

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao --- Police agents seized P3.7 million worth of shabu and assorted firearms from a dealer they killed in a brief shootout Monday in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.

Brig. Gen. Arthur Cabaluna, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, on Tuesday identified the slain suspect as Abdurahim Jainal, a large-scale shabu dealer in the province of Tawi-Tawi.


P693,000 worth of shabu seized in Sulu sting

COTABATO CITY --- State agents seized P693,600 worth of shabu from four operators of a clandestine drug den in Panamao town in Sulu who fell in an entrapment operation Tuesday.

In a statement Wednesday, the office here of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said suspects Belyamer Ejan, Ben Ejan, Jimboy Muhalim and Dasimir Samudi are now detained.

The PDEA-BARMM said the suspects were immediately frisked and arrested after selling their illegal merchandise to non-uniformed agents in a sting in Barangay Lower Patibulan in Panamao, Sulu.



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