Posts Tagged drug trafficking

Six foreigners arrested for drug trafficking in Indonesia

UNTV News   •   December 18, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities have arrested six foreigners since early November for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs on the tourist hub of Bali island, an official said on Wednesday. A...

Death penalty in PH: How it started

Marje Pelayo   •   July 26, 2019

For more than 400 years, the Philippines had been a colonial territory of Spain and during those times, the death penalty had been in practice for specific crimes such as...

PH gov’t to help Filipino nabbed in Kota Kinabalu for drugs

Robie de Guzman   •   July 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has assured to extend free legal assistance to a Filipino who was arrested in Malaysia over drug trafficking allegations, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential...

Bato dela Rosa wants death by firing squad for convicted drug traffickers

Robie de Guzman   •   June 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator-elect Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Wednesday (June 26) said he is determined to push for death penalty by firing squad for convicted drug traffickers to strike...

Death penalty for drug trafficking possible in new Senate—Sotto

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 17, 2019

Senate President Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto III said that death penalty for drug trafficking may be possible under the new Senate. During a Kapihan sa Senado forum on Thursday (May 17),...

QCPD arrests police-on-AWOL for drug trafficking

admin   •   April 12, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — PO3 Wilbern Lava was arrested by authorities at Tuesday’s buy-bust operation of the Quezon City police in Barangay Masambong. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, Police Chief...

Duterte did not green light Veloso’s execution – Palace

admin   •   September 13, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang denied report alleging President Rodrigo Duterte had given Indonesian President Joko Widodo the “go signal” to execute convicted Filipina drug trafficker, Mary Jane Veloso. The...

Philippines summons Chinese envoy over drug trafficking from China

admin   •   August 24, 2016

  The Philippines government said on Wednesday it had summoned the Chinese ambassador earlier this week to explain reports that traffickers were bringing in narcotics from China, opening a new...

Philippine woman will not be in Indonesia’s next round of executions

admin   •   July 22, 2016

A woman from the Philippines convicted in Indonesia for drug smuggling and sentenced to death will not be among the first round of executions carried out when capital punishment is...

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