Vicente Loot - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vicente Loot


Joke again? Lost in translation? Duterte says he 'ordered' Loot ambush

Sep 18, 2019 - 12:39 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says enough leeway should be given to a 'Bisaya President' who 'misspeaks the Filipino language'

AMBUSHED. Ex-Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot is a former police general accused of protecting drug lords. File photo by Rappler

Cebu town mayor Vicente Loot survives ambush

May 13, 2018 - 9:50 AM

(UPDATED) Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan, Cebu, is one of the retired police generals linked by President Rodrigo Duterte to the illegal drug trade

CONTROVERSIAL MAYOR. Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot is a former police general accused of protecting drug lords. File photo by Rappler

Ex-Cebu mayor Loot faces graft charges

Mar 24, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Former Mayor Ma Luisa Loot of Daanbantayan Cebu is the wife of retired police general Vicente Loot whom President Duterte has tagged as a narco general

Duterte: Suspected drug lord Odicta 'salvaged'

Sep 17, 2016 - 4:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte brings up the killing of Melvin Boyet Odicta Sr as he is set to reveal a final list of alleged drug personalities reportedly numbering a thousand

Loot: 2nd Cebu mayor to lose supervision over local police

Aug 12, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Daanbantayan Mayor and former police general Vicente Loot is being investigated for his alleged links to the illegal drugs trade

DE-DEPUTIZED. Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot, a former police general accused of protecting drug lords, loses his authority to choose a police chief and control over the municipal police station. File photo by Rappler

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Cebu mayor linked to drug trade faces DILG

Jul 08, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot says he is waiting for the DILG order on his case to prepare his defense

DILG PROBE. Daanbantayan mayor and former police official Vicente Loot submits himself to an investigation by the DILG over his alleged links to the drug trade. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Cebu town mayor: 'No dealings with drug lords'

Jul 07, 2016 - 8:23 PM

Former police official and now Daanbantayan mayor Vicente Loot denies links to illegal drugs and says the P70 million assets in his joint SALN are not illegally acquired

NO TIES. Daanbantayan mayor Vicente Loot arrives in Manila, saying he's willing to submit himself to an investigation to prove he has no ties with alleged drug lords. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Cebu town mayor denies being drug lord protector

Jul 05, 2016 - 8:35 PM

I will be tried by publicity I hope I could be given the chance to clear my name says former PNP director for training service Vicente Loot now mayor of Daanbantayan Cebu

INTRIGUES? Retired police general Vicente Loot, recently elected mayor of Daanbantayan town in Cebu, says rumors about his involvement in the illegal drug trade are intrigues due to his wife's long political career. Photo from PNP Region VI Twitter account

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