Melvin Odicta - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Melvin Odicta


Lawyer of alleged drug lord Odicta shot dead in Roxas City

Sep 28, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Edel Julio Romero served as the lawyer of Melvin Odicta, alleged top drug lord of Iloilo province, until the latter was gunned down in August 2016

DOJ to act on drug suspect's affidavit tagging Roxas, Drilon

Oct 25, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Roxas calls it a 'poor and laughable attempt at fake news'

TOP DRUG SUSPECT. Ricky Serenio, photographed here inside Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr in Bacolod City in January, is now out on bail on multiple charges that do not include drugs. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Duterte: Suspected drug lord Odicta 'salvaged'

Sep 17, 2016 - 4:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte brings up the killing of Melvin Boyet Odicta Sr as he is set to reveal a final list of alleged drug personalities reportedly numbering a thousand

Fortun: Odicta didn’t give 'drug matrix' to gov’t, lawyers

Aug 30, 2016 - 7:31 PM

If I am gunned down do not believe that it is the handiwork of the drug associates of Odicta says one of the lawyers of the assassinated alleged Iloilo drug lord

THREATS? Lawyer Raymond Fortun hints at threats against his own life following the death of his client, alleged drug lord Melvin Odicta. Photo from Raymond Fortun's Facebook page

War on drugs: Who are the Odictas of Iloilo?

Aug 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM

Melvin and Merriam Odicta allegedly among Iloilo s top drug lords are gunned down by unidentified men

Duterte on alleged Iloilo drug lord: He was being hunted

Aug 29, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Yang Odicta was really being hunted Sa Iloilo siya ang number one Inabot siya ng malas says President Duterte

DUTERTE'S WAR. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech at the 2nd Infantry Division headquarters in Camp Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal on August 24. TOTO LOZANO/PPD

Alleged top Iloilo drug lord, wife gunned down in Aklan

Aug 29, 2016 - 7:58 AM

3rd UPDATE The murder happens barely a week after their meeting with DILG Secretary Sueno

A file photo of the Caticlan Jetty Port. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal