by UNTV News and Rescue | Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
MAKATI CITY, Philippines – A 65-year-old lady driver lost control of her vehicle and rammed into eight other vehicles along Jacinto St., Barangay Pitogo in Makati City on Tuesday (July 31).
The suspect, identified as Angelita Tuvera, was driving her gray Mitsubishi Montero (TOU-954) when suddenly on a high speed collided with eight other vehicles. The accident, involving four tricycles, three motorcycles, and one Toyota Vios, resulted in multiple injuries of more or less eight persons.
An investigation is underway according to PO1 Leo Calderon of the Vehicular Traffic Investigation Unit (VTIU) who is in charge of the case. – UNTV News & Rescue.
MANILA, Philippines — Operatives of the Makati City Police Station raided on Friday (February 8) a condominium-hotel in Brgy. Poblacion that was being used as a drug den .
Authorities were led to the condo unit after receiving information about the supplier of illegal drugs in the area.
The Makati City Police Drug Enforcement Unit promptly organized a buy-bust operation which led to the arrest of alleged pushers identified as Kenneth Albert Aquino, 31, and his live-in partner, Mirriam Gunsat, 29.
Four other suspects were also arrested after being caught in the act of using shabu.
“Yung pinaka-target dito, ‘yung mag-live-in partner. ‘Yun po ‘yung pinaka-source nitong drugs dito. And the rest, pagpasok namin dito ay nakita namin na gumagamit sila nitong mga iligal na droga na ‘to,” said Makati CPS Drug Enforcement Unit Chief PCInsp. Gideon Ines Jr.
Aquino denied the allegation saying, “Bisita lang po kami.”
Mark Anthony Paste, one of the arrested drug users also asserted his innocence. “Tinawag lang po nila ako tapos may dalawang lalaki lumapit sa akin tapos kumuha po sa akin, sumunod na po ako dito para kumuha,” he said.
Seized from the suspects were: sixteen (16) sachets of suspected shabu worth P50, 000, drug paraphernalia and P3,000 buy-bust money.
The suspects will face charges for violating the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Act of 2002. — Asher Cadapan | UNTV News & Rescue
by UNTV News and Rescue | Posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Authorities responding to a gas leak in Barangay Bangkal in Makati City
MAKATI CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reported that the gas leak in Barangay Bangkal in Makati City has already been placed under control.
Though the surrounding residents need not evacuate, the authorities still warned them to refrain from lighting matches or candles as it may trigger a massive fire.
Diesel leak was traced after residents smelled fumes coming from Phoenix Petroleum gas station at Evangelista Street corner Heneral Estrella Street in Bangkal, Makati.
The main road was temporarily closed due to the intoxicating fumes coming from the affected drainage system.
The oil firm immediately ordered the suctioning of the remaining diesel oil in their tank to avoid further leakage.
Phoenix Petroleum in a statement said the incident was an isolated case and vowed to take immediate action for the safety of the surrounding community. – Marje Pelayo (with reports from Asher Cadapan Jr.)
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