Gunmen strafe house of mayoralty candidate

UNIDENTIFIED gunmen, believed to be followers of politicians, strafed on Friday the residence of a candidate for mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay, a police official said Saturday.

Zamboanga Peninsula police spokesman Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 2:45 a.m. on Friday at the residence of mayoralty aspirant Joshua Baroro in the village of Kulambugan, R.T. Lim town. Read the rest of this entry

PCOS machines tightly guarded

POLICE and military forces deputized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) are tightly guarding the Precinct Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) machines kept in a warehouse in an east coast village in Zamboanga City.

The Comelec-Central Office started on Sunday the shipment of PCOS machines to the provinces in time for the May 13 elections. Read the rest of this entry

Comelec official’s house strafed

THE police are conducting thorough investigation to identify the lone gunman who strafed the residence of an election officer in Zamboanga del Norte, an official said Wednesday.

Citing a belated report, Zamboanga Peninsula Police Office (ZPPO) spokesman Senior Superintendent Nelson Eucogco said the gunman strafed the house of lawyer Wilfred Jay Balisado located along Padre Gomez Street, Biasong village, Dipolog City. Read the rest of this entry