A Greek Cypriot army captain was condemned to seven life imprisonment terms on Monday after imploring guilty to killing five women and two children in a three-year murder spree in which he preyed on his victims online. Making the worst peace-time atrocities against women in Cyprus in memory, The case has triggered outrage and horror on an island where grave crime is relatively rare, and forced the resignation of the

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MANILA, Philippines — A lady found herself behind bars shortly after supposedly cracking a bomb joke at the Light Rail Transit-1 (LRT-1) Baclaran station last Wednesday. Members of Pasay police station identified the arrested woman as Maribeth Florentino, 23, of Sta. Quiteria Caloocan City. Initial investigation disclosed that Florentino was having her bag inspected by station security guard Erlinda Unabia, 51, when she joked that her bag had a bomb


MANILA — Around 7 individuals were reportedly wounded in a blast caused by a gas leak at an establishment in Sampaloc, Manila on Sunday morning. Video of the incident showed a fiery explosion in front of the water refilling station along with some bystanders getting caught in the blast. Investigators stated that an LPG tank leaked and caused the explosion at a tea house adjacent to a water refilling station


Previous Cavite Governor, Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla called out police authorities as “either political harassment or incompetence” when they detained ten of his supporters for supposed ‘vote-buying’. Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) officer, Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Calabarzon stated on the previous Wednesday that the detained persons, among them reportedly employees of the provincial government, were released by Tuesday. Cajipe stated that the case was denoted “for further investigation” by


Police authorities recently raided a spa offering “extra service,” usually sexual in nature, in Manila on Saturday. Sheila May Genove, 22, was detained for human trafficking by police officers of the Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU) under the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) during the raid on Lavender Zen Spa in Bacood, Sta. Mesa at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. NCRPO chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar stated his men rescued


A cop on duty at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group was gunned down in front of his house in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City on Friday evening of the 3rd of May. Police Master Sergeant Rudy Janagap of the Hoopsdome Police Station identified the victim as Police Master Sergeant Joseph Villamor. Villamor stood outside his home and was seen talking to somebody when two unidentified men onboard a black


Additional blocks of cocaine were found along the shore of Lingig town in Surigao del Sur which weighed a total of at least 20 kilograms. Sixteen blocks having an estimated value of around P100 million were now turned over to the Lingig Municipal Police by a fisherman named Jolan Basarde Pucot. Lingig Police said Pucot discovered the 16 blocks to be suspected cocaine after he went fishing in the waters


A preliminary report from Police Brigadier General John Bulalacao, Western Visayas Police regional director, noted that retired Police major Lito Pirote was taken by three armed men from Metro Inn Hotel in Bacolod at about 11 a.m. Friday, April 19. The retired police officer is on President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug list along with dismissed police officer Eduardo Acierto, in time of reporting of the abduction. Pirote was previously assigned at


Malacañang assured Thursday that the police and military are always on alert. In light of the United States Department of States labeled the Philippines as one of 35 countries with “high risk” for kidnapping. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo stated in a Palace briefing, “Well the PNP (Philippine National Police) and the military are always on alert. They have intelligence surveillance.” Panelo modulated the report, saying kidnapping “happens to every country.”


Patrolman Darryl Galendez, a rookie cop was detained with his father and aunt during a drug bust operation in Quezon City, Tuesday night. Galendez, 26, assigned with Police Community Precinct 2 of the Malabon City police, was nabbed in a sting in Barangay Pasong Tamo at around 10:30 p.m. Suspect’s father Daniel, 50, and aunt Estrella Alfonso, 36, were also seized by members of the Quezon City Police District Station