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Lawyers monitoring drug search held; IBP up in arms

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Friday questioned the arrest of three lawyers detained by the police for allegedly interfering in the implementation of a search warrant at a bar they raided in Makati City. The IBP announced ...

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Drug suspect killed in Laguna buy-bust 

SAN PEDRO CITY – An alleged illegal drug pusher was killed in a police operation in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna over  the weekend, authorities said Monday. The slain suspect was identified in a report from the Calabarzon police as Angelo Sabido. According ...

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Suspected narco-cop killed in Infanta drug bust

PO2 Ian Rey Abitona was shot by operatives during a buy-bust operation in Infanta, Quezon. Photo courtesy of the Philippine National Police Counter Intelligence Task Force (PNP-CITF). MANILA – Cops killed a fellow police officer during a drug bust in ...

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Albayalde: 1,000 rogue cops tagged in illegal drug trade

Albayalde: PNP will be relentless in internal cleansing  The Philippine National Police (PNP) has monitored 1,000 cops who are involved in the illegal drug trade, PNP chief Oscar Albayalde said Wednesday. Albayalde said the rogue cops are either engaged in ...

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2 drug pushers fall in Lucena buy-busts

LUCENA CITY – Police arrested two notorious drug pushers in separate buy-bust operations here early Thursday. A local drug enforcement unit collared Renante Reyes after he sold a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover police in Barangay (village) Dalahican ...

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Singer Demi Lovato hospitalized for drug overdose — reports

In this file photo taken on April 25, 2017 Demi Lovato attends the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Lovato was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on July 24, 2018, after an ...

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Singer Demi Lovato hospitalized for drug overdose: report

Pop star Demi Lovato was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after an apparent heroin overdose, the celebrity news site TMZ said. Quoting law enforcement sources, TMZ said the 25-year-old singer was transported from her home in the Hollywood ...

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DOJ indicts Kerwin, Co, 2 others for drug trading

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reversed a Jan. 18 resolution that cleared confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, convicted drug lord Peter Co, and two alleged drug suppliers of drug trading charges. In a decision released on Thursday, a new ...

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DOJ indicts Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Co for drug raps

Kerwin Espinosa. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters/File MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday it has ordered the indictment of confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, convicted drug lord Peter Co and several others for drug charges. The justice department's resolution ...

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Alleged hit man with ties to illegal drug trade shot dead in Cebu

A man who authorities believe worked as a hired killer for self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Vito, Minglanilla town, Cebu on Saturday afternoon. Armando Orellano, a habal-habal driver, was dropping off a ...

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