Bong Garcia, who used to write for MindaNews from Zamboanga City has this report for SunStar Zamboanga.This is a welcome development. Yes, it draws sad remembrances of our colleague and friend. Also, fear is still there that this is just a front or that reward is placed for the wrong suspects. But for now, after almost three years, anything that appears to help tag the killers and let justice prevail is welcomed like a ray of hope! God willing!
– The Philippine government is offering rewards of up to P6 million for the arrest of two brothers believed responsible for the killing of a photojournalist more than two years ago in the island province of Sulu.
Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director Manuel Barcena on Tuesday said they received a copy of the reward notice last week that came from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
The brothers are believed to have ties with the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf. Read More…
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/6 June) — One of the suspects in the
abduction of German national Thomas Wallraf and three Filipinos last
week was arrested Tuesday by joint forces of Pikit police, Cotabato
Rapid Response Group (CRRG), and intelligence operatives of the North
Cotabato provincial police force.
Sr. Insp. Elias Dandan, Pikit police chief, identified the arrested
suspect as Edward Cocal. He was sighted by police assets while eating
at the Hill Park Restaurant in Barangay Poblacion in Midsayap North
Cotabato around 12 o’ clock pm. Read More…