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Child rapes, killings terrify parents in Iraq

November 9, 2012

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BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The brutal crimes struck a nerve, even in a country that has seen a horrific amount of bloodshed in the past decade: Young Iraqi girls kidnapped, repeatedly raped and then bludgeoned to death in two separate incidents near the southern city of Basra. Despite a conviction in one case, a handful […]

Police to reach out to Korean community in wake of ambush

November 7, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City police will hold a dialogue with representatives of the Korean community to address security concerns in the wake of a kidnapping and aborted ambush that involved Koreans. “We believe internal fighting is involved and it didn’t reach the police. We don’t want this to continue,” said Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, Lapu-Lapu police […]

DNA test results turn negative in Bella’s items

August 2, 2012

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DNA test results of items owned by kidnap-homicide suspect Bella Ruby Santos showed no traces of bloodstains from slain kidnap victim Ellah Joy Pique. The disclosure of the DNA test results by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) caused Santos’ lawyer Rameses Villagonzalo to declare that the case against his client […]

Murder suspect dies in shootout

July 25, 2012

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A murder suspect died in a shootout after police served his arrest warrant last Tuesday evening. Joselito Opo Cortes, of Zone 1, Bombil, barangay Canduman Mandaue City, was declared dead minutes after being rushed to the hospital following the shootout. Police and four members of the Barangay Public Safety Office headed to Cortes’s house to […]

Ellah Joy witness identifies Griffiths

July 24, 2012

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PROSECUTION witness Richard Ian Bruce Bansuan once again took the witness stand yesterday for the continuation of his cross examination in the kidnapping and murder of the 6 years old Ellah Joy Pique last year. Defense lawyers tried to question the witness’s credibility and cast doubt on his account that he saw one of the […]

Congress removes Ecleo

June 2, 2012

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  Manila, Philippines – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. announced last night that Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. has been dropped from the roster of the House of Representatives. Belmonte said the order took effect May 31 and was based on the Supreme Court’s dismissal of Ecleo’s plea to overturn the 2006 […]

Suspect of the Aeta couple slay nabbed

March 30, 2012

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by Jose Santino Buenachita, UP Intern   Police arrested a man suspected of killing the Aeta couple in Naga City. Victor Sandoy, 34, was  identified by the couple’s nine year old son as the gunman who shot dead his parents  Marjilly Sanger and Julie Albero. Earlier a neighbor of the slain couple said that moments […]

Slain Japanese woman’s kin arrive for funeral, custody case

March 29, 2012

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  Accompanied by Japanese press and embassy officials, the family of a slain Japanese woman arrived in Cebu from Narita, Japan at past 6:50 p.m yesterday. The mother, father and brother of Kotoka Kajii Denila arrived on board PAL Flight No. 433 from Narita, Japan and were received by Cebu consul to Japan Yoshiaki Hata […]

Fate of suspect, baby hangs in court, DSWD

March 27, 2012

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  With her mother dead and her father in jail, who will take care of the couple’s 9-month-old daughter? Social workers will discuss custody of the baby left behind in the death of a Japanese woman who was stabbed dead allegedly by her Davao native husband last Sunday in Lapu-Lapu City after a quarrel over […]

‘Domestic violence persists’

March 27, 2012

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A JAPANESE woman’s murder at the hands of her Filipino husband in Lapu-Lapu City last Monday is yet another tragic example of domestic violence in the country, Cebu officials said yesterday. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia mentioned the case in yesterday’s opening of the Women’s Congress at the Cebu International Convention Center. “Some women would rather […]