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Suspects plead not guilty in Jee Ick Joo kidnap-slay case

May 31, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Supt Rafael Dumlao III SPO4 Roy Villegas Jerry Omlang and Gerardo Santiago all enter not guilty pleas before Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr at the Regional Trial Court Branch 58 on Wednesday afternoon May 31

Dumlao, 2 others plead not guilty in kidnap, carnap cases

May 03, 2017 - 7:43 PM

Ricky Sta Isabel the fourth suspect in the two cases did not appear at the arraignment prompting the judge to order the issuance of a subpoena for Sta Isabel to show at the pre trial on July 19

DUMLAO, VILLEGAS, OMLANG. Combined photos of Rafael Dumlao III, Roy Villegas, and Jerry Omlang.

DOJ charges Dumlao as principal in Korean businessman's slay

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:24 PM

UPDATED But the department clears National Bureau of Investigation officials of any liability in the kidnapping and murder of Jee Ick Joo

WILL FACE CHARGES. Police Superintendent Rafael Dumlao III swears to his affidavit during a hearing at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on March 1, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler.com

DOJ probe into Jee Ick Joo slay: Who pays for photocopies?

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:19 PM

The public lawyer of prime suspect SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel – who reportedly owns at least 5 houses and lots and a 4 story commercial building – says his office cannot afford to photocopy his client s counter affidavit

Mario Dionisio (on the right side, speaking through the microphone) of the Public Attorneys Office appeals to the Department of Justice (DOJ) panel to spare them the cost of photocopying documents. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Jee Ick Joo, De Lima, Duterte | Evening wRap

Mar 03, 2017 - 9:43 PM

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Sta Isabel pushes Korean mafia angle in counter-affidavit

Mar 03, 2017 - 4:36 PM

Are Filipinos more inclined to commit crimes than Korean nationals? asks Sta Isabel

SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel subscribes to his sworn affidavit during a hearing at the Department of Justice on March 2, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Family of slain Korean businessman withdraws case from NBI

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The lawyer for Jee Ick Joo s widow tells the DOJ panel As far as the NBI is concerned they are not part of this case anymore

JEE CAMP. Atty Ryan Bantilan (extreme left) confers with Jee's widow Choi Kyung-jin and her Korean companions.

Pampanga RTC orders reinvestigation into Jee Ick Joo slay case

Jan 31, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The Pampanga RTC grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel for another preliminary investigation into the charges of kidnapping for ransom with homicide filed against him and other police officers tagged in the case

RICKY STA ISABEL. SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel, the principal suspect alleged Tokhang for Ransom of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, attends the hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Suspect in Korean's slay to be transferred to NBI custody

Jan 30, 2017 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr of the Angeles City court also grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and two other suspects to order the justice department to reinvestigate the case of Jee Ick Joo

LEAVING COURT. SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel is escorted from the Angeles City Hall of Justice. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

Poe: Probe tax records of cop linked to Korean's slay

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Millionaire SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel the principal suspect in the killing of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo owns several houses and lots as well as businesses

SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel, the principal suspect alleged Tokhang for Ransom of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, attends the hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Jan 27, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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Aguirre, Philippine economy, ISIS | Evening wRap

Jan 26, 2017 - 10:42 PM

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Sta. Isabel: Garbo friend helped me enter intel directorate

Jan 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The testimony at the Senate is not the first time retired police general Marcelo Garbo is mentioned in relation to Ricky Sta Isabel suspect in the killing of a Korean businessman

KIDNAP COP? SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel during the senate hearing on January 26, 2017. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Cop linked to Korean's murder had P20M assets

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Millionaire SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and his wife own 5 houses a 4 story commercial building and 3 lots PNP records show

COP TAGGED IN KOREAN KIDNAP-SLAY ATTENDS SENATE HEARING: Senior Police Officer 3 (SPO 3) Ricky Sta. Isabel, a suspect in the kidnap-slay of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-Joo, is being escorted by security personnel of the Senate Office of the Sergeant-At-Arms (OSAA) to the plenary hall Thursday, January 26, 2017. The Senate is investigating the various reported incidents of kidnap for ransom perpetrated by members of the Philippine National Police. (PRIB Photo by Romeo Bugante/26 January 2017)

Murder in Crame: Senate probes Korean kidnap-slay case

Jan 26, 2017 - 10:34 AM

The kidnap slay case of Jee Ick Joo is only the latest controversy to hound the Philippine police as it wages its war on drugs

SUSPECT. Police officer Ricky Sta Isabel (C), one of the suspects in the kidnapping and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, is escorted by fellow policemen as they leave the National Bureau of Investigation building in Manila on January 20, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Cop linked to Korean's slay seeks return to NBI custody

Jan 25, 2017 - 6:30 PM

SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel says he no longer feels safe inside Camp Crame after implicating powerful officials in the abduction and murder of Jee Ick Joo

SUSPECT. Police officer Ricky Sta Isabel (C), one of the suspects in the kidnapping and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo, is escorted by fellow policemen as they leave the National Bureau of Investigation building in Manila on January 20, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

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Jan 25, 2017 - 1:16 PM

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Cop suspects in Korean kidnap-slay brought to court

Jan 25, 2017 - 7:36 AM

The presentation SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and SPO4 Roy Villegas at an Angeles City court is reportedly upon the insistence of a judge

SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel (in protective gear) waits inside the clerk of court’ office of the Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 58 on January 24. Contributed photo / Rappler

Murdered Korean cremated as ‘Jose Ruamar Salvador, Filipino’

Jan 24, 2017 - 4:33 PM

The crematorium staff say they learned that Ruamar Salvador was actually Korean Jee Ick Joo only last January 18 when agents from the NBI paid a visit to St Nathaniel

Murder inside Camp Crame: A tangled tale of crime

Jan 22, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation an office under him contradicts some findings of the Philippine National Police on the Korean businessman s murder

Police officer Ricky Sta. Isabel (C), one of the suspects in the kidnapping and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, is escorted by fellow policemen as they leave the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) building in Manila on January 20, 2016. Noel Celis/AFP

Dela Rosa, GMA-7, Trump | Evening wRap

Jan 20, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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Court orders arrest of cops, 5 others in Korean's murder

Jan 20, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the justice department is not yet considering Senior Police Officer 3 Ricky Sta Isabel as a possible state witness in the abduction and murder of Jee Ick Joo

SCENE OF THE CRIME. South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo is reportedly killed inside Camp Crame on October 18, 2016. Rappler file photo

Duterte, Calida, Macalintal | Evening wRap

Jan 19, 2017 - 9:12 PM

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Dela Rosa, Vanity Tax, Wurtzbach | Evening wRap

Jan 16, 2017 - 8:46 PM

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Dela Rosa: 'Narco general' is 'boss' of suspect in Korean kidnapping

Jan 16, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The PNP chief also calls on the public to stop using the term Tokhang for ransom saying it hurts the police force

KIDNAPPING CASE. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa (right) says SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel has since surrendered to the NBI, which is under the Justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre (left). File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Manhunt while in Crame: The confusion over SPO3 Sta Isabel

Jan 15, 2017 - 1:07 PM

The cop accused of kidnapping a Korean businessman may now face possible administrative cases for supposedly failing to follow orders

NHQ. The PNP headquarters in Camp Crame. Rappler file photo

'Damning evidence' vs cop linked to Korean’s kidnapping – PNP

Jan 13, 2017 - 3:46 PM

Top police officials say SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel is lying when he says the Anti Kidnapping Group is part of a kidnapping syndicate

KIDNAPPING CONTROVERSY. The PNP's top officials – PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa included – insists SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel is lying. Rappler file photo

'Missing' cop tagged in Korean kidnap case was in Crame all along

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Amid allegations that he was involved in the abduction of a Korean businessman Senior Police Officer 3 Ricky Sta Isabel resigns from the police service

NHQ. The PNP headquarters in Camp Crame. Rappler file photo