Raul Yap - updates

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DOJ to review NBI findings vs Marcos, CIDG 8

Dec 09, 2016 - 9:10 AM

The Department of Justice will determine if there is probable cause to file criminal charges against policemen accused of killing mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr

COPS UNDER FIRE. Superintendent Marvin Marcos (middle) and Chief Inspector Leo Laraga attend the Senate inquiry into the death of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr on November 10, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte on Espinosa slay: I believe the police’s story

Nov 11, 2016 - 6:56 AM

UPDATED Why is he siding with the police in operations like this? President Duterte says: ‘Natural utos ko iyon eh The fight against drugs is mine it was not somebody else’s order ’

HIS WAR. President Rodrigo Duterte, a press conference upon his return from Malaysia on November 11, 2016, reiterates his guarantee to policemen that he will protect them when they encounter trouble in anti-drug operations.

DILG names 19 cops probed for Espinosa killing

Nov 08, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says these officers – from the CIDG and the Regional Maritime Unit in Eastern Visayas – have been placed on floating status

FULL-SUPPORT. Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno affirmed in a press briefing on Tuesday, November 8, that the authorities are investigating the recent murder of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa, Sr.

Gordon to call for probe into Espinosa killing

Nov 06, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Senator Richard Gordon says he will talk to Senator Ping Lacson about the resumption of investigations on alleged extrajudicial killings

Palace: Espinosa death a 'big loss' in war on drugs

Nov 06, 2016 - 1:55 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the late Albuera town Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr could have helped the government identify others involved in the illegal drug trade

'BIG LOSS.' Albuera town, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr talking to PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa (R) at Camp Crame on August 2, 2016. File photo by AFP

Albuera Mayor Espinosa killed in jail operation

Nov 05, 2016 - 8:09 AM

7th UPDATE Police say Espinosa detained at the Baybay City Sub Provincial Jail was killed after a shootout with CIDG personnel who were trying to serve a search warrant

MUGSHOT. Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr has his mugshot taken by PRO 8 police on October 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of ?Chief Inspector Maria Bella Rentuaya, PRO 8? spokesperson