More gun violence. Two separate incidents were recorded in the last two weeks. According to the police, motives are still being investigated.
Anne Valera, the daughter of Ex-Governor Vicsyd Valera said her father was wrongfully accused. This according to a public post on her Facebook account. The young Valera was referring to the court decision where the Ex-Governor was found guilty in the Bersamin killing
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.
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 Dexter A. See LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—An alleged member of a gun for hire group was arrested by Abra police teams in Abra while an arms cache was seized at the residence of another syndicate member in Kalinga during separate operations Monday.
By Maria Elena Catajan BANGUED, Abra — A 12–year case has finally drawn to a close. Police arrested, Ruben Barcena Bobila, suspected killer of former Tineg mayor Clarence Benwaren at his home in Barangay Lenneng, Baay-Licuan town.
Written by Marilou Guieb and Larry Fabian / Correspondents WITH hearts heavy with grief, members of the Ligiw family traveled the long road to Baguio from their home in Licuan-Baay in Abra to file a case of extrajudicial killing on March 26 with the Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA).
By: Jamie Sinapit, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Army on Sunday lashed back at the Abra Human Rights Movement (AHRM) for allegedly contaminating the crime scene where a 75-year-old farmer and his two sons were summarily executed.
by Norma Hennessy (http://thefilipinoaustralian.com) Abrenians worldwide have sought the social media to express their terror for their families and relatives about their fear that Abra is now beginning to rival Maguindanao for political blood thirst.
BY: MARIA TERESA BENAS BANGUED, Abra, (PIA) – – The week-long filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COCs) for the October 28 barangay elections went on peacefully in the province , thanks to the concerted efforts of various sectors to maintain peace and order during the election period.