Melecio Yap - updates

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Local court dismisses murder raps vs Negros Occidental solon

Nov 19, 2018 - 2:51 PM

Bacolod City Regional Trial Court Branch 44 Judge Ana Celeste Bernad says there is no single incident that would implicate Melecio Yap Jr and his co-accused, Gregory Tuayon, in the murder of Eric Matugas

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Negros Occidental lawmaker faces trial for extrajudicial killings

Jul 14, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Former Escalante City mayor Melecio Yap Jr is charged for the murder and frustrated murder of supporters of his political rival from 2007 to 2011

CRIME SCENE. The scene of an extrajudicial killing in Escalante City. Photo courtesy of Escalante residents

Negros mayor, 3 others suspended for 90 days over travel funds

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:01 AM

The Ombudsman s decision is based on a complaint for misconduct abuse of authority and dishonesty filed against the 4 officials on December 10 2009

PNoy urged to act on Escalante extrajudicial killings

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Residents call on the President to bring to justice those who are responsible

Supporters of Escalante re-electionist Mayor Melecio "Beboy" Yap also hold a prayer rally, about 250 meters away from the place where the march rally participants gathered for a program. Photo by Gilbert Bayoran