CIDG nabs 2 suspected ISIS members in Laguna

admin   •   April 27, 2018   •   6023

SUSPECTED ISIS: (L-R) Eddie Boy Alejo Bermejo aka Abdullah, Jimuel Velasco aka Amir

MANILA, Philippines — Two alleged members of the terrorist group, ISIS Suyuful Khilafa Fil Luzon were arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-NCR , Thursday at dawn in two separate raids in Cabuyao and Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

They were identified as Jimuel Velasco (aka Amir) and Eddie Boy Alejo Bermejo (aka Abdullah).

Authorities confiscated from their possession several firearms, ammunition and a fragmentation hand grenade. Police also seized what appeared to be an ISIS flag.

The two are facing charges for violation of Republic Act (R.A.) 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act. — Lea Ylagan | UNTV News & Rescue

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12 armed men killed in police ops in Maguindanao

Maris Federez   •   January 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has confirmed that 12 members of an armed group were killed in an encounter with police authorities in Sitio Limbo, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao in the early morning of Saturday (January 23).

The PNP said the joint team of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), the Special Action Force (SAF), and the local police headed to the residence of former barangay chair Datu Pendatun Talusan, alias Penz, to serve a search warrant and a warrant of arrest against him.

Alias Penz and his men reportedly resisted the arrest and fought back against the authorities that resulted in the death of the former barangay official, along with certain Datu Abdullah Talusan (alias Datu Bedo) and Datu Bembi Talusan (alias Beng).

The encounter that lasted around five hours also caused the death a SAF trooper and the injury of four other police personnel who were brought to the Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital.

The PNP has recovered five M16, one M14, one 1Pal, one Improvised Barret, one Cal 22 rifle, and two Cal 45 pistol from the group of alias Penz.

The police said Talusan was wanted for carnapping, robbery with homicide, and double frustrated murder.

His group was also involved in various crimes, such as drug trade, carnapping, robbery extortion, and gun for hire. — (with details from Lea Ylagan) /mbmf

Libu-libong manok sa Laguna namatay dahil umano sa heat stroke

Robie de Guzman   •   October 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Nasa 43,000 manok na inaalagaan sa isang poultry farm sa bayan ng Nagcarlan, Laguna ang nangamatay dahil umano sa matinding init.

Noong Martes ng hapon nagsimulang mamatay ang mga manok matapos mawalan ng supply ng kuryente sa de-aircon na kulungan ng mga ito.

Tunnel ventilation ang gumagana sa poultry farm kaya sobrang init kapag nawalan ng kuryente.

Ayon kay Nagcarlan Municipal Agriculturist Abeth Lucas, may generator naman sa gusali ngunit pumalya ito kaya tuluyang nawalan ng bentilasyon sa kulungan na nagresulta sa pagkamatay ng mga manok.

“Namatay kasi yung ventilator kaya kumbaga nagkaroon ng heat stroke yung mga manok. Stroke siya gawa ng nawalan ng kuryente tapos pinaandar yung generator nag-bog down naman generator, yung mga fan hindi gumana,” ang wika ni Lucas.

Nakatakda na sanang i-deliver ang mga manok nang mangyari ang insidente.

Tinatayang aabot sa P6 milyon ang halagang katumbas ng mga namatay na manok.

Upang huwag masayang, ipinamigay na lamang ang mga manok sa mga residente ilang oras matapos mamatay.

“Hindi lang ho residente dito mga barangay ng Nagcarlan, ibang barangay ng Masiit nga. Tuwang tuwa naman sila,” ang pahayag ni Minda Ido, ang chairperson ng Barangay Maravilla sa Nagcarlan.

Inilibing naman ang mga manok na hindi na napakinabangan. – RRD (mula sa ulat ni Correspondent Mac Cordova)

CIDG raids computer shop selling fake COVID-19 test results

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 24, 2020

The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) raided a computer shop in Caloocan City on Thursday (July 23) for allegedly selling fake COVID-19 test results.

A video footage showed a woman preparing fake certificates of Rapid Anti-body test results at a computer shop in Barangay 177, Caloocan City. The CIDG said these fake certificates are sold for P500.

After receiving reports, authorities immediately set up an entrapment operation.

“May isang operatiba namin na nagpanggap na kukuha at nangangailangan ng rapid anti-body test. Ayun nga, sa halagang P500 hinintay-hintay niya ang resulta (One of our operatives posed as a customer in need of rapid anti-body test. So after paying P500 he waited for the results),” according to CIDG Deputy Director for Administration PBGen. Rhoderick Armamento.

Armamento reiterated producing fake test results poses great danger especially with the rising COVID-19 cases. He also said that suspects, Angelica Arino Dellola and Jeshel Roldan Mohad will be facing charges for violating Article 171 in relation to Article 17 of The Revised Penal Code and Republic Act 11332. AAC (with reports from Lea Ylagan)


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