Cop, bros indicted in lawyer’s murder
By: Francis Allan L. Angelo
THE Antique Provincial Prosecutors Office (APPO) recommended the filing of a murder case against police officer and two of his brothers for the shooting to death of a lawyer last August 2013.
In a 10-page resolution, Associate Prosecution Attorney Marilou R. Garachico-Fabila recommended the filing of murder raps against Police Officer 3 Jose Suarez and his brothers Raymond and Virgilio, all of Brgy. Pu-ao, Hamtic, Antique.
Another Suarez brother, Rico was exonerated of the charges for lack of sufficient proof while the attempted murder case filed by Gasalao was dismissed for lack of probable cause.
Alim to PNP: Prove your worth!
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
A FORMER broadcaster-turned-Iloilo City councilor challenged the Iloilo City police to prove their worth in the fight against crimes, especially the illegal drug trade.
“Prove your worth!” said Councilor Joshua Alim as he condemned the shooting of Aksyon Radyo reporter Jonavin “Jhey-R” Villalva, who is also a director of the Iloilo Press Club (IPC), Inc.
Villalva was injured in his left toe and right ankle after two motorcycle-riding suspects shot him in front of their house in Jaro late Tuesday evening.
‘Sue PSALM, Kuan Yu’
By: Tara Yap
SENATE President Franklin Drilon said he supports the move of the Iloilo provincial government to sue a government-owned corporation and its contractor for the inefficient cleanup operations of the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo.
“Sue them,” said Drilon who was in the city and province of Iloilo December 12 and 13.
Drilon was referring to the plan of the provincial government to file charges against Kuan Yu Global Technologies Inc., contractor hired by the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management (PSALM) for the oil spill cleanup.