News Flash

September 03, 2015, Thursday
  • Suspect in the slay of DepEd Asst. Reg’l. Dir. Menguito’s wife & maid is a businessman & Menquito’s own relative. 4 hours ago |
  • Suspect in the killing of DepEd Asst. Reg'l Dir. Menguito’s wife & maid arrested in Merville, Paranaque. 4 hours ago |
  • Wife & maid of DepEd Asst. Reg’l Dir. Ponciano Menguito found dead from multiple stab wounds in their Sta. Ana, Manila home. 4 hours ago |
  • Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales says the House needs to hold 5 sessions/wk. to approve imp’t measures before the Oct. 10 break. 4 hours ago |
  • House of Representives to hold sessions from Monday to Friday beginning next week. 4 hours ago |
  • Mayon volcano now records only one volcanic earthquake a day for the past 6 months. 4 hours ago |
  • Mayon volcano’s status downgraded to Alert Level 1. 5 hours ago |
  • Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco denies link to PDAF scam saying she wasn’t even in Congress when the fund was misused. 5 hours ago |
  • Sandiganbayan allows Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella to travel to Thailand amid a PDAF-related graft case. 5 hours ago |
  • Senate grills NTC officials on the proliferation of text scams. 10 hours ago |
  • MMDA and Quezon City Police District conduct clearing operations along Edsa-Balintawak. 10 hours ago |
  • MMDA gives traffic orientation to members of PNP Highway Patrol Group (HPG) who will man EDSA beginning Monday. 10 hours ago |
  • Earthquake drill held in Bulacan. 11 hours ago |
  • 2 PCG officers & a skipper to face criminal raps following the July 2 sinking of M/B Kim Nirvana off Ormoc City. 11 hours ago |
  • DOTC Sec. Jun Abaya checks out the assembly of MRT 3 prototype train at a depot in Pasay City. 11 hours ago |
  • At least 8 inmates bolt Lanao del Norte provincial jail. 11 hours ago |
  • DOJ Sec. De Lima says a prosecutor or a panel of prosecutors will handle the complaints filed vs. 8 INC leaders. 11 hours ago |
  • DOJ says the complaints of illegal detention & harassment filed by Isaias Samson Jr. will go through regular process. 11 hours ago |
  • Driver whose van was fired upon at Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City dies in hospital. 11 hours ago |
  • Abra-Kalinga Road to Nagpaoayan, Baay Licuan in Cordillera partially closed to traffic due to repairs. 11 hours ago |
Advertisement

Speedboats deployed to deter kidnappings

By PNA | Jul. 15, 2013 at 12:01am
The military’s Task Force Zamboanga has deployed Friday its speedboats to deter abduction incidence in this city.

TFZ commander Col. Andrelino Colina said the speedboats of the 17th Special Forces Company under his command will be deployed at sea 24 hours a day.

A Condor Speedboat will serve as the mother boat or command center for the smaller speedboats and motorized bancas that will be patrolling the seas, both the eastern and western areas.

The task force will maintain a detachment in Barangay Lower Calarian, home port and base of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao where the troops manning the speedboats can replenish.

Colina said the deployment of the speedboats will facilitate prompt pursuit of kidnappers fleeing bringing victims from this city.

He said the two recent abduction cases could have been prevented if there were lawmen patrolling the sea lanes of the city.

The victims include a university employee and a couple engaged in marine products business.

Colina said the deployment of sea crafts will strengthen the security of the city.
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by MST.ph. Comments are views by manilastandardtoday.com readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandardtoday.com. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with MST.ph editorial standards, MST.ph may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section
comments powered by Disqus

In This Category

Want Updates?

Be the first to know on what is latest from MST.ph, simply enter your email below to get started. We don’t spam dont worry!

Advertisement