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Fresnedi vows to establish, continue child protection programs

Fresnedi vows to establish, continue child protection programs

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The local government of Muntinlupa City on May 17 conducted a workshop on the formulation of the 2020-2023 Local Investment Plan for Children at Acacia Hotel in Alabang. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi led the program and vowed to continue and to put in place ...

Only 7 of 10 trains running on LRT-2

Only 7 of 10 trains running on LRT-2

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The Light Rail Transit Authority on Monday said only seven of its 10 trains were serving passengers on the LRT-2 after two of its trains collided on the tracks between Anonas and Cubao stations last Saturday. Apart from the two decommissioned trains...

Passage of mandatory ROTC bill praised

Passage of mandatory ROTC bill praised

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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday lauded lawmakers for approving on third and final reading House Bill 8961, which calls for mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps training for senior high school students. “The Department of Nati...

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Crisologo arrested on eve of elections

Crisologo arrested on eve of elections

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Police on Sunday arrested Quezon City Rep. Vincent "Bingbong" Crisologo" for allegedly preventing authorities from apprehending suspects in at vote-buying incident.

Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the National Capital Region Police Office, said Crisologo was arrested for alleged obstruction of justice."

Joselito Esquivel, director of the Quezon City Police District, said police operatives were conducting an operation in Barangay Bahay Toro and were in the process of arresting a few people suspected of vote buying when Crisologo appeared on the scene.

"The report was that Crisologo arrived and started to curse at and threaten to sue the police officers," Esquivel said.

In a video posted by former Quezon City Rep. Michael Defensor, however, Crisologo said police entered a house in Barangay Bahay Toro without a warrant.

"What happened was training for poll watchers. We were handing out paraphernalia for the watchers. The police entered the house without a search warrant. So there was confusion," Crisologo said in the video posted on Defensor's Facebook page.

Crisologo noted that the police were not in uniform and that some of them were in slippers.

In a post on his campaign Facebook page, Crisologo said he was taken to Camp Karingal, headquarters of the QCPD, with his son, Edrix.

"We were not read our Miranda rights, nor were we informed of why we were arrested," Crisologo said.

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