By Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – Former Abra governor Vicente Isidro Valera was sentenced yesterday to life in prison after being found guilty by a Quezon City court of masterminding the assassination of congressman Luis Bersamin outside a church in 2006.
by Artemio A. Dumlao Bangued, Abra – Abra’s political battle in 2016 has began shaping up with former allies, becoming staunch rivals, though strange bedfellows also are running under the same ticket.
This new ordinance was supposed to be in effect last week. But due to the lack of information, the police were distributing this flyer as a warning. No one has been arrested so far.
By Artemio A. Dumlao (abrenian.com) La Trinidad, Benguet – Two assassins in Abra province involved in several crimes surrendered to policemen Thursday morning.
Ni Raymund Catindig (Pilipino Star Ngayon) TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – Sinampahan na ng kasong kriminal ang pangunahing suspek sa pagpatay sa mediamen na si Jacinto “Jack” Torqueza na pinagbabaril noong Oktubre 8 ng nakalipas na taon sa Tayum, Abra.
By Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – Police have filed charges against a relative of a budget officer in Tayum, Abra for the death of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet during the New Year revelry.
Julliane Love De Jesus INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—A reward of P100,000 has been offered for information that could lead to the arrest of the person who fired a gun and hit an 11-year-old girl in Abra province on January 1.
by Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet –An arms cache suspected to belong to a warlord whom police did not name yet, was seized at a barangay chairman’s home in Lagayan town in Abra.
by Zaldy Comanda Bangued, Abra — Provincial Election Supervisor Marychelle Belmes is walking on deadly ground.
By Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet – Abra mayors were aptly warned by the Cordillera police that they would lose their control over their policemen if they won’t cooperate with the peace efforts in the province.