Category Archives: Homeland Security

Underlying risk of kidnapping for ransom in Manila

Several suspects believed to be involved in a series of kidnappings targeting wealthy foreigners. Police launched a raid to rescue a Singaporean tourist who had been abducted the day before. The victim was reportedly befriended by three individuals while playing at the Solaire Resorts and Casino in Pasay City, Metro Manila, who then invited her to…
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Journalist killed in ambush by four unidentified gunmen

A local broadcast journalist was killed in an ambush on Saturday afternoon. The Police identified the victim as Carlos Matas, who hosts Zambo News Patrol on dxCA Bell FM and dxBZ Radyo Bagting based in Pagadian City. Police said Matas was ambushed by at least four gunmen while on board a motorcycle in Barangay Nuburan…
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Retired couple assaulted by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen

Rodolfo Venturina was shot dead while his wife was wounded by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in San Rafael on Friday. Police said the 77-year-old Rodolfo Venturina and his 75-year-old wife Anabella were talking in front of their home when 2 unidentified men onboard a motorcycle repeatedly fired at the victims. Police are still investigating to identify…
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23-year old woman shot dead in Taguig by an unidentified assailant

A 23-year-old woman was shot dead by an unidentified assailant Monday night in Taguig City. Taguig Police Community Precinct (PCP) 2 supervisor Insp. Roman Narag said the victim, identified as Meling Doctolero, of Central Signal Village, died from a bullet wound in the head. The victim’s body was discovered by roving watchmen sprawled bloodied along…
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