CIDG personnel, together with La Union and Pangasinan Police nabs Ronnie Dayan (in vest) at Sitio Turod, Brgy. San Felipe in La Union.
After months of unrelenting manhunt, authorities are now in custody of Ronnie Dayan; former driver and alleged bagman of Senator Leila de Lima.
At about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, joint elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) La Union and Pangasinan police have arrested Dayan at Sitio Turod, Brgy. San Felipe, San Juan, La Union.
A bamboo hut believed to have been Ronnie Dayan’s hideout.
In October, a House committee had ordered for the arrest of Dayan when he failed to attend the hearing on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) drug trade.
Dayan is accused of collecting drug money from druglords on behalf of Sen. De Lima. — UNTV News & Rescue
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Election proceeds in Agoo, La Union despite fear from Saturday’s ambush
Voters casting their votes for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections at a polling precinct in Agoo, La Union
LA UNION, Philippines – Security is heightened in Barangay Capas in Agoo following the ambush that killed former Congressman Eufranio Eriguel in a meeting de avance on Saturday, May 12.
A total of 607 voters are expected to vote in the said barangay. However, residents in the barangay are hesitant to go to Capas Integrated School to vote in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections Monday, May 14, in fear of violence.
Nevertheless, members of the Philippine National Police are visible in the area to secure the public.
Meanwhile, the remains of Eriguel were laid at his residence in Barangay Sta. Barbara but his family refused to open the casket for public viewing. — Toto Fabros | UNTV News & Rescue
Ex-La Union congressman shot dead
Scene of the attack against former congressman Eufranio Eriguel
Former La Union congressman Eufranio Eriguel and two of his companions were shot dead during a meeting de avance around 7pm, Saturday at Barangay Capas, Agoo, La Union.
The victims were rushed to La Union Medical Center in Agoo but were declared dead upon arrival.
Police identified the two other casualties as Bobby Ordinario and Mac Roel Tuvera.
Eight other people who were wounded in the incident were given prompt medical attention.
Based on initial report of the Agoo police, Eriguel was in the middle of a speech when unidentified suspects aboard a black Montero and white Innova gunned him down.
Authorities are still conducting an investigation into the incident.
This was not the first attempt against Eriguel’s life. In 2016 the former lawmaker survived a bomb attack on his convoy during a campaign. — Toto Sua Fabros | UNTV News & Rescue
CIDG nabs 2 suspected ISIS members in Laguna
SUSPECTED ISIS: (L-R) Eddie Boy Alejo Bermejo aka Abdullah, Jimuel Velasco aka Amir
MANILA, Philippines — Two alleged members of the terrorist group, ISIS Suyuful Khilafa Fil Luzon were arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-NCR , Thursday at dawn in two separate raids in Cabuyao and Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
They were identified as Jimuel Velasco (aka Amir) and Eddie Boy Alejo Bermejo (aka Abdullah).
Authorities confiscated from their possession several firearms, ammunition and a fragmentation hand grenade. Police also seized what appeared to be an ISIS flag.
The two are facing charges for violation of Republic Act (R.A.) 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act. — Lea Ylagan | UNTV News & Rescue