This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, August 10, 2016.
Tomas wants Mike to answer: Did you receive, solicit money from drug lords?
CEBU City mayor Tomas Osmeña challenged former mayor Mike Rama to a lie detector test, to settle the issue on which mayor is the real drug protector. Osmeña extended the challenge to Supt. Romeo Santander, one of the cops named by President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly involved in the drug trade.
I am publicly challenging Mr. Michael Rama to a lie detector test. He said the truth will set him free? let’s see about that…I challenge Supt. Romeo Santander, Mr. Rama’s alleged bagman who I alluded to in my most recent press con, to submit to the same test as well. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña
Wala g’yud ko kasabot nganong naabot na. Nganong kami man’ng duha? Apil siya? Unsa may kahadlokan nato ana’ng lie? I have never been into lying. So wala ta ana. Dili ta mahadlok ana. Former Cebu City mayor Mike Rama.
Student nabbed for using nude photo to solicit P500 load, sex
A male college student is now in jail after he was nabbed for threatening to upload the naked photos of a college student in exchange for load and sex. The victim said she handed over access to her e-mail after recieving a private message from a friend, who later turned out to be the suspect. The suspect was caught in an entrapment operation and now needs a P100,000 bail for his temporary release.
He used the photos to blackmail me by demanding P500 worth of cellphone load and threatened me that he would spread the photos on social media if I will not give his demand. Victim on her affidavit.
PDEA wants Anti-Money laundering council to go after drug lords’ assets
Aside from publicly naming them, suspected drug lords may have their assets seized by the Anti-Money Laundering COuncil. PDEA 7 director Yogi Felimon Ruiz said he is coordinating with the AMLC to look into the financial records of the drug lords.
We are given three to six months by President Duterte to get at least seven of the top 10 drug lords. We hope to conduct intensified operations in the coming days in order to arrest the drug lords. PDEA 7 director Yogi Ruiz.
Other Cebu News
➤ Sun.Star Cebu: Archbishop Palma urges Duterte to verify list before destroying peoples’ reputations
➤ The Freeman: Capitol passes ordinance granting scholarships to PWDs, children of those who surrendered in drugs campaign
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