THERE IS NO TRUTH to rumors that Philippine authorities are throwing dead bodies of criminals into Manila Bay for the fishes to feast on. Malacañang on Monday branded as “hearsay” a report alleging that bodies of drug suspects were being … Continue reading PALACE: DEAD CRIMINALS NOT FED TO MANILA BAY FISHES
PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said more narco-politicians will be tracked down and neutralized by the police. Case build is now ongoing for these individuals, he added. Dela Rosa said this as Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova … Continue reading POLICE INTENSIFIES HUNT FOR NARCO-POLITICIANS
DUTERTE PUTS END TO BLOODY POLICE CAMPAIGN VERSUS DRUGS BY ROGER M. BALANZA There is an upside to the case of a South Korean businessman allegedly linked to illegal drugs who was kidnapped for ransom but eventually killed by elements … Continue reading NO MORE EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN DUTERTE WAR ON DRUGS?
BY ROGER M. BALANZA Expressing deep hurt, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he will shoot in front of City Hall members of a human rights group who slapped him with accusation he was behind the extrajudicial execution of hundreds … Continue reading Duterte to shoot HRW accusers in front of Davao City Hall
MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at Human Rights Watch after the New York-based human rights group asked the Aquino administration to conduct a probe on his alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings in Davao City. Duterte on Tuesday night, May 19, … Continue reading Duterte to Human Rights Watch: You are all hypocrites !
BY ROGER M. BALANZA HRW: 298 murders from 2007 to 2013 under former Mayor Rey Uy. The mayor of Davao del Norte’s capital city of Tagum has confirmed the existence of the Tagum Death Squad whose gunmen were under the … Continue reading MAYOR ALLAN RELLON CONFIRMS EXISTENCE OF TAGUM DEATH SQUAD
ROGER M. BALANZA Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has dismissed speculations he could run afoul with the law over rewards he is giving for arrest and termination of criminals, saying even the police and military are putting up bounties … Continue reading Duterte defends reward for ‘killing’ criminal – FRONT PAGE – Durian Post No. 106
Are there gun-for-hire groups operating in Davao City? Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte thinks so and has warned residents against the gunmen he said were behind the series of killings in the city. He said people should be wary about the groups and report immediately to police those who offer them hit jobs for a fee. Gun-for-hire syndicates are usually involved in extortion and liquidation jobs in land disputes, he said in a late night press conference here on Wednesday in Davao City. “This has to stop, otherwise, we will have a very dangerous situation,” he said adding police … Continue reading Alarm raised vs gun-for-hire groups in Davao City
RODY: I cannot stop Davao Death Squad BY ROGER M. BALANZA The clamor is not acceptable, not by the Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights watch. This was the terse answer given by the Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte during his weekly cable television show, Ato ni Bay when he was asked if he would allow the return of extrajudicial killings in the city. Duterte, who many times in the past, had been suspected to have connections with the Davao Death Squad, also said he also would not want the human rights groups to put the blame on him … Continue reading DABAWENYOS CRY FOR RETURN OF DAVAO DEATH SQUAD