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4 dead in Zamboanga City highway accident 

COTABATO CITY - Four laborers died instantly in a highway accident involving two cargo trucks in Barangay Licomo in Zamboanga City on Tuesday morning.

Quoting an initial report from the Zamboanga City Police Office, radio news here on Tuesday identified the fatalities as Roseller Tomotong, Ariel Lipay, Bobong Magat, and a certain Noli, who were together in a truck loaded with some 30 pigs from Zamboanga Del Norte province that they were to deliver to the buyer in Zamboanga City.


10 soldiers hurt in Zamboanga Norte highway mishap

COTABATO CITY – Ten soldiers were hurt when the light truck carrying them rolled over while its driver was maneuvering through a downhill stretch of a highway in Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte at noontime Sunday.

Col. Glen Dulawan, Zamboanga del Norte provincial police director, said on Monday that four of the 10 soldiers hurt in the accident, driver Cpl. Daryl John Cor and companions Cpl. Robin Samillano, Pvt. Rolando Fundador and Pvt. Marvin Agipo, are all confined in a hospital.


5-member GenSan shabu peddling gang busted

COTABATO CITY - Plainclothes police agents seized P612,000 worth of shabu from a five-member group that fell in a sting in Barangay Mabuhay in General Santos City late Tuesday.

Brig. Gen. Jimili Lopez Macaraeg, director of the Police Regional Office-12, said the suspects, Randy Armetia Jimenez, Mae Mendoza Jimenez, Sherwin Tumbaga Basir, Ruel Nuñez Candawan, and Danilo Gellasa Crisostomo are now detained, to be prosecuted for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


Basilan's 2nd Balay Silangan Reformation Center is now open

COTABATO CITY — Lamitan City marks a new milestone in the fight against the drug menace after a Balay Silangan Reformation Center was inaugurated at Barangay Maganda, Lamitan City, on September 13, 2023.

Lamitan City Balay Silangan is the 26th established in the region.

The said inauguration was spearheaded by Mayor Roderick Furigay, along with PDEA Regional Director Christian O. Frivaldo, CESE, and Basilan Provincial Governor Jim Hataman-Salliman, who graced the event as the guest of honor and speaker.


Coco harvester falls from tall palm tree, dead

KORONADAL CITY --- A 46-year old ethnic Blaan farmer died instantly when he slipped and fell while harvesting coconuts from a tall palm tree in Malapatan town in Sarangani Tuesday.

In a report on Wednesday to Col. Deanry Francisco, director of the Sarangani provincial police, the Malapatan Municipal Police Station said Simo Alaba Anabon immediately died from injuries he sustained from his accidental fall from a coconut tree, about 50 feet tall.


Power relay tower toppled down with IEDs

COTABATO CITY - Suspected members of the Dawlah Islamiya toppled down a steel power relay tower in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte before dawn Friday, causing power outage in a number of towns in the province.

In a report on Saturday to the Lanao del Norte Provincial Police Office, Major Mark Capitle of the Kauswagan Municipal Police Station, said residents of Barangay Paiton first heard two explosions preceding the total loss of electricity in their houses.


Reelectionist barangay chairman, brother killed in Zambo attack, cops arrest suspect

COTABATO CITY --- A Tausug barangay chairman aspiring for a third term and his brother were killed while two others were hurt in a daring attack in Zamboanga City at about dusk Sunday.

Col. Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City police director, on Monday said Jul-Asmad Mawajil Anjawang, a reelectionist chairman of Barangay Pamansaan in Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay, and his brother, Jamar Mawajil Anjawang, both succumbed to bullet wounds in a hospital where emergency responders rushed them for treatment.


Cops kill GenSan robbery gang leader

GEN. SANTOS CITY - Policemen shot dead last weekend a leader of robbery gang here for provoking a gunfight when they tried to serve him an arrest warrant and search his hideout for stolen items and narcotics.

Col. Nicomedes Olaivar Jr., General Santos City Police director, said the slain Alfie Alferes was one of two men who robbed on August 9 the Coco Gadget Hub in Barangay City Heights.

They took away mobile phones and other electronic devices as they escaped.


Motorcycle-riding cop dead in Lanao del Norte road mishap

COTABATO CITY --- A motorcycle-riding policeman died instantly after hitting a dump truck parked along an unlit stretch of a highway in an interior barangay in Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte before dawn Sunday.

Col. Sandy S. Vales, Lanao del Norte provincial police director, said Monday the fatality, Patrolman Jhon Ryan Guardaquivil Baylan, belonged to the 1005th Mobile Company of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion under the Police Regional Office-10.


P1.3M-worth shabu seized in Zamboanga Sur police operation

COTABATO CITY – The police seized P1.3 million worth of shabu from an alleged dealer who fell in a sting in Dumalinao town in Zamboanga del Sur over the weekend.

The 20-year-old suspect, Nashrodin Ploma Pido, is now locked in a detention facility of the Dumalinao Police Station, to be prosecuted for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.



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