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Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

A farmer tagged as the top most wanted person in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Buug was wounded as he tried to evade a police manhunt, a top police official said Saturday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested suspect as Dhats Manguda, 39, who is listed...

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PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

PNP Caraga gives aid for the decent burial of NPA fighters

Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 has extended assistance to the family and relatives of two New People’s Army (NPA) members who were killed in a clash with the government troops in the hinterland of Brgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Chief Supt Gilberto Cruz, PRO13 director, personally visited and met the family of Randyl Gallego...

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PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP is on nationwide heightened alert

PNP Chief, Director General Oscar D Albayalde has placed the entire PNP under nationwide Heightened Alert effective midnight of January 27, 2019 in the aftermath of the Jolo Cathedral explosion that left at least 20 churchgoers and security forces dead and 112 others wounded. This developed as the Chief PNP flew to Jolo on Monday...

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PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday expressed support for the measure seeking to recruit more women into police service. Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said the traditional troop ceiling for women and other gender restrictions in recruitment and selection has already been rationalized, thus providing equal opportunities in filling up vacant positions. “As...

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Security officials condemn Jolo blast; vow suspects’ arrest

Security officials condemn Jolo blast; vow suspects’ arrest

Ranking defense, military and police officials scored the perpetrators of the bloody bomb attack at a church in Jolo, Sulu province, which killed an initial number of 17 people and wounded 57 others Sunday morning. “We strongly condemn the bombing that transpired at the Jolo Cathedral in Barangay Walled City, Jolo, Sulu at 8:15 a.m....

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PNP assures continuous aid for SAF 44 kin

PNP assures continuous aid for SAF 44 kin

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has assured continuous aid for the families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who died in an encounter with local and foreign terrorists in Mamasapano, Maguindanao four years ago. “As so far as the PNP is concerned, we believe that we have already complied with their concern. We...

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Make great sacrifices for PH, Albayalde to SAF troops

Make great sacrifices for PH, Albayalde to SAF troops

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, called on members of the Special Action Force (SAF) to make great sacrifices to effectively perform their mandate of serving and protecting the country. “I was once a SAF (Special Action Force) trooper like the rest of you and I know what lies in the heart...

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SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

The gallantry of the 44 fallen members of the Special Action Forces (SAF 44) during an encounter with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters in Mamasapano, Maguindanao four years ago remain etched in the memories of Filipinos. Every year after the Jan. 25, 2015 bloody encounter — one of the most tragic in the history...

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Daraga Mayor Baldo, suspected Batocabe slay brains, arrested for guns, grenade

Daraga Mayor Baldo, suspected Batocabe slay brains, arrested for guns, grenade

Continuing efforts by the Philippine National Police to dig deeper into the murder of Ako Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe and his police escort SPO2 Orlando Diaz bore more fruit today when authorities recovered the suspected getaway vehicle and two more firearms from the possession of prime suspect Mayor Carlwyn Baldo. In a report to...

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PNP seizes over 1K firearms from 96 security agencies

PNP seizes over 1K firearms from 96 security agencies

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has confiscated a total 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that were ordered to cease operations in 2018 as part of continuing campaign against loose firearms. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said the PNP Supervisory Office for Security and Investigative Agencies (SOSIA) of the Civil Security Group has...