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Southern Metro chief sorry: I mistook GMA reporter as a threat

Jan 10, 2020 - 1:27 PM

Asked repeatedly about the recording of him instructing another cop to delete Jun Veneracion's video, Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan only says, 'I don't know'

SORRY. Brigadier General Nolasco Bathan denies deleting GMA reporter Jun Veneracion's video. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Cops nab kidnappers planning to sell 3-year-old girl for P8,000

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:57 PM

If selling did not work, cops say the kidnappers would have forced the girl to raise money by begging for alms in Cavite

CAPTURED. Kidnappers Giselle Omayan and Cerio Tinolete are taken into police custody. NCRPO-SPD photo

At least 37 dead in Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 02, 2017 - 11:20 AM

3rd UPDATE Malacañang describes the gunman who killed himself as an emotionally disturbed individual

EVACUATION. Employees make a cue outside Resorts World Manila in Pasay City on June 2, 2017. Photo by Vina Salazar/Rappler

War on drugs: When the police come knocking in posh Makati villages

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The scene is a sharp contrast from operations held along the dark alleys of poorer communities

BRIEF TALK. Indian Ambassador to the Philippines Lalduhthlana Ralte, who lives in Forbes Park, allows a PNP SPD chief Tomas Apolinario, two cops, and Barangay Forbes Park Evangeline Manotok inside his home on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PNP conducts 'reinvigorated' Oplan TokHang in Forbes Park, Magallanes

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Southern Police District chief Tomas Apolinario says the PNP is not giving any special treatment to residents of posh villages

THROUGH THE GATES. The Makati police conducts Oplan TokHang inside the exclusive Forbes Park in Makati City on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Suspend cops in Vhong Navarro case – PNP probers

Apr 14, 2014 - 4:40 PM

4 members of the Southern Police District face suspension for 20 days for neglect of duty in the investigation of the controversial case

DENIECE AND A POLICE BLOTTER. The NCRPO's Internal Affairs Service recommends a 20-day suspension for 4 cops over alleged lapses in its investigation of the Vhong Navarro-Deniece Cornejo case. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Lapses in Vhong Navarro case prompts new rules on blotters

Feb 05, 2014 - 5:43 PM

PNP Chief Alan Purisima says police units are not lacking in competent officers and fund support from LGUs to investigate properly; some cops are just lazy

LAPSES COMMITTED. PNP Chief Alan Purisima orders a new protocol for police blotters after the Southern Police District is found to have committed "lapses" in a case involved Vhong Navarro and Deniece Cornejo. File photo by Rappler

5 policemen relieved over Navarro-Cornejo case

Feb 04, 2014 - 5:24 PM

All were on duty when Deniece Cornejo filed a police blotter accusing comedian Vhong Navarro of attempted rape

ASSAULTED. A photo posted by actor-comedian Vhong Navarro the day he was reportedly attacked inside a condominium unit in The Fort. Photo from Vhong Navarro's Instagram