tokhang for ransom - updates

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Rappler Talk: Ping Lacson and the rule of law

Feb 02, 2017 - 6:05 PM

From police chief to fugitive to senator – Ping Lacson talks about law enforcement as a person who has been in both sides of the law

Suspect in Korean's slay to be transferred to NBI custody

Jan 30, 2017 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr of the Angeles City court also grants the motion of SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and two other suspects to order the justice department to reinvestigate the case of Jee Ick Joo

LEAVING COURT. SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel is escorted from the Angeles City Hall of Justice. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

Lacson suspends 'tokhang for ransom' hearings

Jan 30, 2017 - 1:04 PM

The Senate will wait and see how the PNP s order to stop anti illegal drugs operations will pan out says Senator Panfilo Lacson

WAIT AND SEE? PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa orders all police units to cease anti-illegal drugs operations. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Jee slay, South China Sea, border wall | Midday wRap

Jan 27, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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Cop suspects in Korean kidnap-slay brought to court

Jan 25, 2017 - 7:36 AM

The presentation SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and SPO4 Roy Villegas at an Angeles City court is reportedly upon the insistence of a judge

SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel (in protective gear) waits inside the clerk of court’ office of the Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 58 on January 24. Contributed photo / Rappler

The PNP as the people’s oppressors

Jan 24, 2017 - 6:19 PM

With President Duterte covering their backs today’s cops have become greatly emboldened in playing their traditional role as the people’s oppressors

Murder inside Camp Crame: A tangled tale of crime

Jan 22, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation an office under him contradicts some findings of the Philippine National Police on the Korean businessman s murder

Police officer Ricky Sta. Isabel (C), one of the suspects in the kidnapping and murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, is escorted by fellow policemen as they leave the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) building in Manila on January 20, 2016. Noel Celis/AFP

House Speaker calls for PNP chief Dela Rosa's resignation

Jan 20, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Pantaleon Alvarez issues the call after it was revealed that a kidnapped South Korean businessman was killed inside Camp Crame the PNP headquarters

UNPLEASING. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez calls for PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa's resignation after the killing of a Korean businessman inside Camp Crame. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler