Category Archives: cafgu

CAFGU shoots buddy to death

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) – A member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) shot to death a fellow paramilitary after an altercation inside their detachment Wednesday evening in Pikit, North Cotabato, police said. Chief Insp. Romy Castanares, chief of Pikit PNP, identified the slain victim as Esmael Tanto, 43, of the 31st […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Presscon, Matina Enclaves, Davao City. 09 Feb 2018

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk PRESS CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE [Matina Enclaves, Davao City | 9 February 2018] I have a statement to make then we can entertain […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS. IP Leaders’ Summit (as delivered) 01 Feb 2018

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office. Read speech with translation) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AT THE PANAGTAGBO ALANG SA KALINAW UG KALAMBUAN: AN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES LEADERS’ SUMMIT [Naval Forces Eastern […]

Another CAFGU slain in NPA attack in N. Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) — Suspected New Peoples’ Army (NPA) rebels shot dead a member a paramilitary group in Arakan, North Cotabato on Friday afternoon,, the second victim since Monday. Authorities identified the victim as Joel Batawan, a member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU), assigned in Barangay Santo Nino, Arakan. Senior […]

CAFGU slain in NorthCot ambush

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 19 Sept) – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 39-year-old member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) in the hinterland municipality of Arakan in North Cotabato Monday. Authorities identified the victim as Jeffrey Bitonio, CAFGU member assigned at Barangay Anapolon in Arakan. Reports from Arakan Police said the victim was on […]

Rebels attack another Cafgu detachment in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/06 June) – Suspected communist guerrillas harassed a paramilitary detachment under the 72nd Infantry Battalion in Makilala town in North Cotabato around 8:30 p.m., Monday, an Army official said. Lt. Col. Harold Argamosa, commander of the 39th Infantry Battalion, said the attack was the fifth since Mindanao was placed under a state of martial law and took place […]

NPA seizes militiaman in Tandag

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/19 May) — New People’s Army (NPA) rebels abducted on Thursday a member of the Civilian Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) at his home in Tandag City. The Army identified the Cafgu member as Jeremias E. Estrada, of Purok Lansones, Barangay San Agustin Norte, Tandag City, the capital of Surigao del Sur. Estrada was assigned at […]