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Anti-graft court rules Purisima, 16 co-accused to argue corruption case in trial

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Former PNP Chief Alan Purisima fails to get an outright dismissal of a 3-year-old graft case filed against him and 16 others by the Office of the Ombudsman concerning an alleged anomalous firearms license delivery contract signed in 2011

PURISIMA. PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima holds a copy of the Deed of Donation for the controversial 'White House.' File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Senate probe sought into PNP's P1.89-B Mahindra purchase

Jul 06, 2018 - 11:32 AM

Senator Grace Poe, who called for the probe, says former interior secretary Mar Roxas will be invited to the hearing

COA flags the PNP's purchase of 2,054 Mahindra vehicles in 2015. The PNP completely blames the DBM despite taking an active role in the procurement

Purisima charged with perjury for non-disclosures in SALNs

Feb 27, 2018 - 3:26 PM

Purisima is charged with failing to disclose 3 land properties and 4 firearms

Former PNP Chief Allan Purisima attend hearing on his Usurpation of Ofiicial Funtions case at the Sandigan Bayan on Friday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Roque on RevGov, Duque on Dengvaxia, Tax Reform bill | Evening wRap

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:03 PM

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Aquino defends Purisima as Mamasapano 'resource person'

Nov 11, 2017 - 3:04 PM

'Was he performing the role of the chief, PNP? Was he ordering anybody? Did I tell anybody to follow him?'

MAMASAPANO DEFENSE. Former president Benigno Aquino III speaks to media after posting bail for charges linked to the botched 2015 Oplan Exodus. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Aquino posts bail, Duterte meets Putin, Trump on South China Sea | Evening wRap

Nov 10, 2017 - 8:27 PM

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Ombudsman files charges vs Noynoy Aquino over Mamasapano

Nov 08, 2017 - 10:38 AM

(UPDATED) The former president is facing charges of graft and usurpation of official functions over the botched Mamasapano operation back in 2015

President Benigno S. Aquino III honors the fallen Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) Troopers during the Necrological Service at the NCRPO Multi-Purpose Center of Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig City on January 30, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

SAF kin, VACC want SC to bring back homicide charges vs Aquino

Nov 03, 2017 - 4:52 PM

VACC lawyer Ferdinand Topacio wants the High Court to review the Ombudsman's decision to junk the 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide filed against ex-president Noynoy Aquino

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, files an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Supreme Court upholds Alan Purisima's 2014 suspension

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Purisima was serving the said suspension when he participated in the botched Mamasapano police operations in January 2015

WERFAST DEAL. Dismissed PNP chief Alan Purisima's anomalous deal with courier firm Werfast is the basis of his suspension, eventual dismissal, and pending graft charges before anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Photo by Mark Cristino

Aquino's appeal at Ombudsman: A defense of Purisima

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Former president Benigno Aquino III defends the text messages cited by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales when she indicted him for graft and usurpation of authority

APPEAL AT OMBUDSMAN. Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino tries to clarify the text messages sent among him, Alan Purisima and Getulio Napeñas in a bid to have charges dismissed over the Mamasapano operations.

WATCH: SAF 44 kin want homicide charges vs Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Aquino also files his appeal before Morales but it is done discreetly

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, file an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

VACC, SAF kin want 176-year jail time for Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:14 PM

'Hindi po commensurate 'yung penalty ng graft sa 44 lives na ninakaw ni Pangulong Aquino,' says lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, counsel for the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, file an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Aquino surprised Duterte defended him over indictment

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:45 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III will file a motion for reconsideration before the Ombudsman on Wednesday July 19 to clarify what transpired in the Mamasapano operation

President Benigno S. Aquino III condoles with the family of the fallen Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) Troopers during the Necrological Service at the NCRPO Multi-Purpose Center of Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig City on Friday (January 30, 2015). (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Mamasapano generals: Where are they now?

Jul 16, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Former police generals Alan Purisima and Getulio Napeñas allegedly conspired with former president Benigno Aquino III in the lead up to the tragic Mamasapano clash

Ombudsman orders P29-M forfeiture case vs ex-top cop Purisima

Jul 06, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also wants forfeiture cases filed against the former PNP chief s wife and their children

File photo of former PNP Chief Alan Purisima. Photo by Mark Cristino

News Briefs: February 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 23

Ceasefire, factory fire, Uber | Evening wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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Hold departure order, Lacson, CPP-NPA | Midday wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:19 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Margie de Leon

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Feb 03, 2017 - 10:21 AM

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Court issues hold departure order vs Purisima, Napeñas

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:31 AM

The order comes after criminal charges were filed against the 2 generals over the Mamasapano fiasco

HITTING BACK. Resigned PNP chief Alan Purisima. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Purisima posts P20k bail for Mamasapano charges

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:44 PM

The embattled former chief of the Philippine National Police is facing a separate complaint for homicide over his role in the Mamasapano fiasco

BAIL POSTED. Dismissed PNP Chief Alan Purisima posts bail for usurpation of public functions and graft charges. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Finger-pointing on Mamasapano

Jan 28, 2017 - 10:26 AM

If Aquino was ultimately responsible for Mamasapano should not Duterte accept ultimate accountability for the murder by PNP officers of Jee Ick Joo and any murder subsequently discovered to have been perpetrated by the police?

Aquino pins down Napeñas in Mamasapano affidavit

Jan 26, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Aquino defends himself before the Ombudsman saying the families of SAF 44 have no basis to charge him with homicide over the Mamasapano clash

HOUNDED BY MAMASAPANO. The Mamasapano incident continues to hound President Benigno Aquino III 2 months after the tragedy. File photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau

SAF 44, Ombudsman, Streep | Evening wRap

Jan 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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Ombudsman: Mamasapano graft charges should have been filed June 2016

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Families of the slain Special Action Force SAF cops are unsatisfied with the criminal charges recently filed against Purisima and Napeñas and are demanding homicide charges against Aquino

NOT ENOUGH. Families of the slain SAF cops demand the Ombudsman for homicide charges against former President Noynoy Aquino. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Criminal raps filed vs Purisima, Napeñas over Mamasapano

Jan 24, 2017 - 7:05 PM

On the eve of the 2nd anniversary of the Mamasapano killings two retired police generals of the previous Aquino administration are charged in court

SHADOW OF MAMASAPANO. Former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr (left) and former PNP chief Alan Purisima. Rappler file photos

Part 2: The battle of the land titles

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs land claim in Quezon City yield interesting and possibly far reaching results

CONTESTED PROPERTY? An aerial view of SM North Edsa and Trinoma Mall in Quezon City. Image from Google Maps

Dela Rosa ribs Purisima: Thanks for building 'White House'

Jul 01, 2016 - 8:34 PM

The new chief of the PNP thanks Alan Purisima who was kicked out from the service for building the controversial house at Camp Crame

NEW CHIEF. Director General Ronald dela Rosa is designated the chief of the PNP. Photo by Rey Nabiquet/News and Information Bureau

PH Ombudsman, nurses’ salary, EgyptAir | 6PM wRap

Jun 16, 2016 - 7:54 PM

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Ombudsman affirms charges vs Purisima, Napeñas

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:04 PM

The Ombudsman says the Motions for Reconsideration of the two police officers deserve scant consideration

SHADOW OF MAMASAPANO. Former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr (left) and former PNP chief Alan Purisima. Rappler file photos

Koko Pimentel, Aquino on Duterte, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Jun 08, 2016 - 8:38 PM

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Marcos electoral protest, Aquino on Abaya, Clinton | 12PM wRap

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:41 PM

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Alan Purisima, Duterte’s cabinet, Salah Abdeslam | 6PM wRap

May 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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Sacked PNP chief Purisima arrested

May 20, 2016 - 3:03 PM

2nd UPDATE Personnel of the NCR CIDG make the arrest at NAIA 3

BAIL. Former PNP Chief Alan Purisima posts bail on May 20, 2016, after authorities arrested him at NAIA3. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Ex-PNP chief, 11 others face criminal raps over courier deal

May 06, 2016 - 7:34 PM

Dismissed Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima and 11 others are charged before the Sandiganbayan

CHARGED. File photo of dismissed PNP chief Alan Purisima. Photo by Rappler

Napeñas to Aquino: No balls

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Former SAF commander Getulio Napeñas says President Benigno Aquino III should own up to the bloody Mamasapano clash

NO BALLS. Former SAF commander Getulio Napeñas did not mince words against President Benigno Aquino III. Photo of Napeñas by Rappler, photo of Aquino from the Malacañang Photo Bureau

Charges set vs Purisima, Napeñas over Mamasapano – Ombudsman

Apr 05, 2016 - 5:41 PM

The Ombudsman finds sacked PNP chief Alan Purisima and former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr responsible for the bloody clash in Mamasapano

RESPONSIBLE FOR MAMASAPANO? Former PNP chief Alan Purisima during a Senate probe into the Mamasapano clash. File photo by Mark Cristino

Mamasapano: Aquino's 'compartmented' plan, 'detached' SAF chief?

Jan 29, 2016 - 9:54 AM

Administration allies say Senator Juan Ponce Enrile failed to pin down President Benigno Aquino III in the controversial Mamasapano clash

REOPENED PROBE. Former PNP chief Alan Purisima during the Senate's January 27, 2016 probe into the Mamasapano clash. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Mamasapano probe, Spratlys visit, largest solar system | 12PM wRap

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Senate: Nothing new in Mamasapano probe

Jan 27, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Senator Grace Poe says they will not revise their report on the deadly Mamasapano clash

Senators, government, military and PNP officials face-off anew during the Senate reinvestigation of the Mamasapano incident on Wednesday, Jan 27. The Jan 25, 2015 clash in Tukanalipao resulted in the death of 44 SAF commandos, 17 MILF fighters and 3 civilians.

Aquino ‘hid behind’ Purisima to escape blame – Enrile

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:04 AM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile says his bid to reopen the Senate probe is driven by a promise to the survivors of the Mamasapano clash and not by politics or any personal grudge

MAMASAPANO PROBE. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile gives his opening statement at the re-opening of the Senate hearing on the Mamasapano encounter. on January 27, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

On Mar Roxas: Right message, wrong messenger

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:01 PM

People who support Mayor Rodrigo Duterte do so because of a perceived collapse of law and order and the administration of justice

Cop who criticized Purisima now Negros police chief

Nov 30, 2015 - 7:16 PM

UPDATED Chief Superintendent Conrad Capa is the officer in charge of the new Police Regional Office 18 in Bacolod City

NEGROS CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Conrad Capa is now chief of PRO 18, which has jurisdiction over Negros Occidental, Oriental, and Bacolod City. Photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

Roxas: 'Highest honor' to be DILG chief

Sep 12, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Mar Roxas the administration standard bearer bids good bye after 3 colorful and difficult years as Secretary of the DILG

DILG NO MORE. Administration standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II speaks during a 'ceremonial turnover' of the post to Western Samar Representative Mel Senen Sarmiento. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Pope on annulment, Piatco ruling, Roxas-NPC meeting | 6PM wRap

Sep 09, 2015 - 7:22 PM

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Napeñas on SAF 44: No guilt over 'Oplan Exodus'

Aug 08, 2015 - 3:53 PM

Retired Police Director Getulio Napeñas who commanded the ill fated SAF operation in Mamasapano says he will have to bear the painful memory of losing his men till the day he dies

SAF MEMORIAL. SAF troopers honor their fallen comrades on August 8, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

What stats, surveys say about Aquino's fight vs corruption

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Rappler looks at various statistics data and surveys and finds a combination of good and bad on the Aquino administration s anti corruption campaign

INC appeal, Purisima charged, Binay on Poe | 12PM wRap

Jul 23, 2015 - 12:36 PM

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Purisima, ex-SAF chief face criminal raps over Mamasapano

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Ombudsman s special fact finding panel on the Mamasapano incident recommends filing administrative and criminal charges against 11 police officers led by former National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima

JUSTICE FOR SAF44. A young boy carries a placard outside the hall at Villamor Airbase where the remains of the 44 SAF were brought for necrological services. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

PNP's Marquez: Accomplishments not enough to be promoted

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The new chief of the PNP says it’s not enough to be an accomplished officer ‘Dapat maayos ka rin You also have to be clean ’ he says

PNP CLEANSE? Director General Ricardo Marquez, new chief of the PNP, wants lifestyle checks on cops accused of corruption. Rappler file photo Rappler file photo