CEBU CITY (Updated) -- A woman who was said to have been living with a mayor from Masbate was shot and killed, while the mayor’s sister was injured an hour after they arrived in Cebu City Monday morning.
Police investigators are considering all angles, including political rivalry or family conflict, as possible motives in the ambush that killed Crisanta Lauro, 39, wife of former Placer, Surigao del Norte Mayor Charry Mangako.
TO PREVENT abuse from political candidates, the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) agreed to establish protocols in implementing citizen’s arrest for poll violators.
PRO 7 Director Marcelo Garbo Jr. said they want to set up protocols that would limit such practice to prevent candidates from harassing its opponents.
WITH at least five shooting incidents involving motorcycle-riding-in-tandem suspects recorded in the Homicide Section of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) per month, constant checkpoints and police visibility are two factors that will help lessen crimes.
CCPO Acting Director Mariano Natuel Jr. said the police must be on guard especially in crime-prone areas.
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned candidates who violate campaign regulations that they may be disqualified from the May 13 election.
Comelec 7 Director Temie Lambino said candidates who violate size and placement requirements for campaign materials will have three days to act on notices of violation from the poll body.
The celebrities in the rally are talents of Team Rama's congressional candidate for north district, Annabelle Rama.
Police deployed 200 officers to the area. Tanods were also used to help control the crowd.
THE Special Weapons and Tactics (Swat) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) bagged the best team prize in the second Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 Inter Swat Competition.
Among the five other Swat teams in the region, the CCPO's second team ranked first.
TWO men were arrested for alleged illegal possession of firearms in Barangay San Roque, Cebu City last Friday night.
Aside from facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearms, Marvin Tuburan, 25, and Jordan Tortor, 22, will also be charged with violation of elections gun ban.
A TRUCK boy will face charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and damage to property in relation to an accident in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City last Wednesday that left a woman dead and damaged a store and a school fence.
The accident happened at 4 p.m. on A. Lopez St., Labangon after truck boy Audie Parot Caingles reportedly drove the Fuso Canter truck, which was parked by driver Van Villondo who got off from the vehicle to urinate.
SEVEN houses, two vehicles and a dog were lost in a fire that broke out in Barangay Apas, Cebu City yesterday noon.
At least 49 individuals were left homeless, said Barangay Apas Captain Ramil Ayuman.
A HUSBAND was arrested and is subject to paraffin testing after he allegedly killed his wife in Naga City on Tuesday afternoon.
However, Francisco Alfar, 49, denied that his wife, Endriana, was killed.