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SENATE to probe spate of killings

Gordon calls for immediate action to end the assassinations and to arrest and bring the perpetrators

 

January 29, 2021

MANILA – The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, chaired by Senator Richard Gordon, is set to conduct a public hearing on the series of killings in the country.On January 18, Gordon delivered a privilege speech at the plenary and condemned the continued acts of violence perpetrated… Read More

SUICIDE CASES on the rise in Zambo City

City mayor blames Covid-19 pandemic

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 January 27, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY–Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has acknowledged rising cases of suicides in the city, blaming it partly on the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.Salazar said Wednesday she has instructed Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, City Health Office chief, and City Social Welfare officer… Read More

MEDICO-LEGAL REPORT: Dacera died of natural causes

Based on the available information on hand, the manner of death is classified as natural death

 

Flight attendant Christine Dacera died of natural causes, said a medico-legal report.

Dacera was found dead in a Makati City hotel room after celebrating New Year’s Day with her friends.

The report was submitted to the prosecution at the resumption on Wednesday, January 27,of of the preliminary investigation into the rape with homicide complaint filed by the Philippine National Police against the 11 known companions of Dacera in a New Year’s Eve party.

“Manner of death as homicide is ruled out in Dacera’s case because the aortic aneurysm is considered a medical condition. Rape and/or drug overdose will not result to the development of aneurysms,” the medico-legal report, signed by Police Lt. Gen. Joseph Palmero, read.

“No alcohol or recreational drugs taken the night prior to her death will case that kind of dilatation or defect on her aorta. That dilatation is a chronic condition and was present long before she died,” it added.

The report said that Dacera’s heart had an abnormal weight, which “supports [her] apparently undiagnosed hypertension.”

“Based on the available information on hand, the manner of death is classified as natural death,” the report stated. Read More

CHR: PROTECT CHILDREN VS. ONLINE PORN

CHR bats for heightened online child protection amid pandemic

 January 24, 2021

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Sunday called for heightened protection of students against sexual exploitation and other forms of child abuse as the world celebrates the International Day of Education.”Protection of young people from all forms of abuse is among the obligations… Read More

33 nabbed in Sultan Kudarat anti-crime drive

 January 23, 2021

COTABATO CITY – Sultan Kudarat police arrested 33 persons, confiscated several firearms, and seized illegal drugs in simultaneous law enforcement operations on Friday.

Col. Noel Kinazo, Sultan Kudarat Police Provincial Office (SKPPO) director, said the anti-criminality drive in the province led… Read More

Bodies of suspects found in Maguindanao clash site

 January 23, 2021

COTABATO CITY – More bodies of suspects belonging to a local armed group have been found during clearing operations following a five-hour encounter with the police in the Maguindanao town of Sultan Kudarat on Saturday. Maj. Ismael Madin, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in… Read More

Bello forgives snatchers of his phone

Wants to provide jobs for thieves

 Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III wants to help the suspects who snatched his mobile phone last week by providing them jobs.Maj. Joselito de Ocampo of the Manila Police District presented the suspects to the DOLE chief on Monday in his office in… Read More