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Relatives helped PDEA plot Basilan shabu dealer’s entrapment

COTABATO CITY - It was his relatives and barangay officials who gave him away.

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and operatives of the Lamitan City Police Station seized P34,000 worth of shabu from a dealer entrapped on Friday with the help of his own relatives.


P14-M worth shabu seized in 3 PDEA-9 operations

COTABATO CITY - Anti-narcotics agents seized P14 million worth of shabu from four traffickers in separate operations in just ten hours in the adjoining provinces of Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Sur.

Maharani Gadaoni Tosoc, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-9, told reporters on Wednesday that their agents first arrested the carpenter Norwin Nombre Gimang, 45, after selling to them P476,000 worth of shabu in a tradeoff on Tuesday afternoon in Purok 2 in Barangay Guitran in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur.


Probe on destructive Zamboanga firecrackers, pyrotechnics disposal up

COTABATO CITY - The police and local executives are together investigating Monday’s disposal of firecrackers and pyrotechnics in Barangay Cabatangan in Zamboanga City that went wrong, causing a powerful explosion that hurt 30 individuals.

Among the victims are six members of the police’s Regional Explosives and Canine Unit, three personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard, five firemen under the Bureau of Fire Protection-9 and five servicemen of the Philippine Marine Corps.


UPDATE: 27 hurt in Zambo City firecracker explosion

MANILA – A total of 27 persons, including 19 uniformed personnel, were wounded in an explosion of firecrackers that were for disposal in Zamboanga City on Monday afternoon.

In a report on Tuesday, the Zamboanga City Police Office said the victims consisted of eight civilians, six police officers, three Philippine Coast Guard members, five Bureau of Fire Protection personnel, and five members of the Philippine Marine Corps.

Of the 19 uniformed personnel, one is in critical condition while four were "severely wounded," according to the report.


19 hurt in Zamboanga firecrackers, pyrotechnics disposal accident

COTABATO CITY - Nineteen in a group of police bomb experts, firemen and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Marines were hurt in an accidental blast of pyrotechnics and firecrackers they were to dispose in an open field in Barangay Cabatangan in Zamboanga City on Monday afternoon.


Jolo smuggled cigars seized by BARMM cops

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao Norte - Through extensive implementation of Custom Modernization and Tariff Act within the Island Provinces of BARMM, combined troops from Jolo MPS and augmented personnel from 1404th B, RMFB 14-B, and Sulu MARPSTA, successfully recovered 650 reams of smuggled cigarettes, at about 12:00 PM of June 28, 2024, at Jolo Port, Brgy Walled City, Jolo, Sulu.


'Occasional newsman' killed in General Santos City gun attack

COTABATO CITY - A seasonal publisher of newsletters and local newspapers favoring political blocs during election periods was killed in a gun attack early Monday in Barangay West in General Santos City.

Most reporters in General Santos City and in provinces around do not consider the 74-year-old victim, Manuel Suansing Malinao, a member of the mainstream media community owing to his being a publicist only for political parties involved in electoral exercises.


4 dead, 14 hurt in explosion of firecrackers, pyrotechnics in Zambo warehouse

COTABATO CITY - Four residents were killed while 14 others were injured in a series of explosions inside a warehouse full of pyrotechnics and firecrackers along Marquez Drive in Tetuan in Zamboanga City at past 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Local officials said among the 14 victims transported by emergency responders to different hospitals are minors.


National level most wanted person nabbed in Sarangani

GEN. SANTOS CITY (June 24) -- Police Regional Office 12 – Intensified intel-driven operation of PRO 12 led in the arrest of a National Level Most Wanted Person during service of Warrant of Arrest at Purok Bombil, Barangay Bagacay, Alabel, Sarangani Province on June 22, 2024.

Joint operatives from Alabel MPS, CIDG-Sarangani, RID-12, 1st PMFC-Sarangani, RSOG-12, 1201st MC RMFB-12, MARITIME Sarangani and HPG Sarangani served warrant of arrest against alias “Flora”, 31 years old and a resident of the aforementioned place.


15 human trafficking victims rescued in Tawi-Tawi

COTABATO CITY - Philippine Navy personnel and policemen in Tawi-Tawi together rescued 15 individuals from different Mindanao regions while on board three boats bound to Sandakan in Malaysia, promised with high-paying jobs there by illegal recruiters.



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