Rappler's latest stories on ninja cops
'If you really love your country, do something about it. 'Di mo naman kailangang patayin eh, torture mo lang hanggang mamatay,' Duterte tells local chief executives
'Let the law take its course,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
The Philippine National Police says while it respects the findings of the Department of Justice on the 2013 Pampanga drug recycling case, ex-police chief Oscar Albayalde 'remains innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt'
12 former Pampanga cops, who composed the raid team, are indicted for drug offenses, bribery and graft
A Social Weather Stations survey finds that 78% of Filipinos believe there are cops who sell illegal drugs confiscated during operations
There are no troops on parade as beleaguered police general Oscar Albayalde retires from the service, still hounded by the 'ninja cops' criminal complaint he faces
The summary dismissal proceedings can be completed within 45 days, says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
A simple majority or 13 votes is needed for the Senate to adopt the report which recommends the filing of criminal charges against resigned top cop Oscar Albayalde and the 13 'ninja cops'
Guevarra cites the 2000 NPS Rules on Appeal, while Albayalde cites the 2017 revised manual for prosecutors in the reopened investigation into the alleged drug recycling of the so-called Pampanga ninja cops
Command responsibility merits Oscar Albayalde's removal from his post, but this becomes moot since he has stepped down, says DILG chief Eduardo Año
A 'ninja cop' involved in the anomalous 2013 Pampanga buy-bust is dismissed, but over a 2019 anti-drug operation in Antipolo City, Rizal
From leading the PNP's powerful Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, Major General Amador Corpus is reassigned to lead the Directorate for Human Resource and Doctrine Development
'The PNP will let justice, fairness, and due process of law take its course,' says the Philippine National Police in response to the Senate recommendation to file charges against its former chief and 13 cops over a 2013 drug operation
'Do I think they're guilty? Yes,' says Senator Richard Gordon
Ano ang implikasyon ng isyu tungkol sa ninja cops sa kampanya laban sa droga ni Pangulong Duterte?
The Malacañang spokesman can't say for certain if President Rodrigo Duterte asked Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde to resign
The 13 policemen are directed to appear at the Department of Justice on Wednesday, October 16
Major Rodney Balayo IV, who is among the alleged ninja cops, served as the deputy police chief of Tagaytay City. He is now on 'floating status.'
Both the PNP's Internal Affairs Service and the National Police Commission are reinvestigating administrative liability of the so-called 'ninja cops' involved in a 2013 Pampanga drug operation
Senate President Vicente Sotto III makes the statement after Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo claimed that the Senate investigation has become 'politicized'
Master Sergeant Ronald Santos is among the 13 cops involved in a questionable drug operation in Pampanga in 2013
‘I enjoin everyone to move on now that the President has spoken,’ says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde, after President Rodrigo Duterte called for people to listen for his side on the 'ninja cops' issue
'[Due process is] given to the criminals.... It should be given to a general of the Philippine National Police because under the laws we're all equal,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Baguio City Hall also puts in place stricter security measures
(UPDATED) 'Alam mo nagsisinungaling ka,' Senator Panfilo Lacson tells Major Rodney Baloyo, one of the alleged ninja cops, as the Senate cites him in contempt
But PNP chief Oscar Albayalde is still accused by PDEA chief Aaron Aquino of attempting to delay the dismissal of the 13 'ninja cops' involved in the anomalous operation
(3rd UPDATE) 'I received a call from a friend who confirmed that some personalities are plotting against my family,' Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino tells a Senate panel
(UPDATED) 'Why are you trying to get the people off the hook? Are you the mafia or the PNP?' asks Senator Richard Gordon, without naming names
(UPDATED) 'Hindi ko alam kung anong gustong ipalabas ni General Magalong,' says an irked PNP chief General Oscar Albayalde
(5th UPDATE) When they were police regional directors, PDEA chief Aaron Aquino says he was asked if he can review a dismissal order against alleged 'ninja cops' by now PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
The justice department belatedly issues an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order
Senate President Vicente Sotto III asks: 'What due diligence' is the Philippine National Police talking about when the President is asking for the list?
'We request, however that the Senate exercise due diligence in protecting the rights of these persons,' says the Philippine National Police
Seventeen senators vote in favor of making public the list of cops involved in drug recycling
President Rodrigo Duterte also tells corrupt cops to surrender within 48 hours or else P1 million will be added for their capture for every month they do not surrender
The President, unsatisfied with the hunt for policemen who served as gunmen for the Parojinogs, decides to up the ante
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