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Police identify 8 suspects in PDEA agents ambush

Oct 10, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Police tag relatives of a slain drug suspect as behind the attack on Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents in Kapai town, Lanao del Sur

SUSPECTS. Authorities release the identities and photos of suspects in the ambush on PDEA agents in Lanal del Sur on October 5, 2018, which left 5 people dead. Photo courtesy of PRO ARMM

5 PDEA agents killed in Lanao del Sur ambush

Oct 05, 2018 - 4:51 PM

Police say the PDEA agents went to an anti-drug symposium in Tagoloan II town and were attacked on their way to Marawi City

DEADLY ATTACK. Several gents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency are attacked in Kalai town, Lanao del Sur, leaving 5 dead, on October 5, 2018. Image from Shutterstock.com

Marcelino asks court for 'second hard look' at plea vs drug charges

Jan 04, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The former drug enforcement agent and his Chinese co accused urge the Manila RTC to lift the issuance of arrest warrants against them

LEGAL REMEDY. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Marcelino is seeking a dismissal of the drug charges against him. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Military seeks custody of Marcelino

Jan 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

The ex PDEA agent s main defense in the case against him is that he was doing covert operations for the military when he was first arrested in January 2016

MILITARY WANTS CUSTODY. File photo of former PDEA official Marine Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino (center). File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler