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n.1.(Bot.) A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies. It bears an edible fruit as large as a quince.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Police Major Miles Damoslog, deputy chief of the Mabolo police, said 11 empty shells of unknown caliber were recovered from the crime scene.
was arrested together with Russel Lanuzo alias 'Bubbles,' 47; Allan Valdez, 44; and Manuel Nebres, 39, during Friday's early morning raid when police served a search warrant against Lanuzo in his house along San Miguel Street, Barangay Mabolo, Naga City.
The younger Faeldon was arrested on Friday morning after he was seen by police operatives in their search warrant implementation in a suspected drug den in Barangay Mabolo, Naga City, Camarines Sur.
(The mabolo or camagon [both Web3] is a dark-wooded timber tree of the Philippines.)
The investigation would be led by the Mabolo police station, located less than 50 meters from where Bontuyan was killed.
The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) made this discovery after the confiscation of brown-colored shabu worth close to P3 million in Barangay Mabolo last Sunday afternoon.
Last December, Nicanor Faeldon Jr., son of a former Customs chief, was arrested in a raid and later releasedafter he convinced the prosecutor's office that he was merely a boarder in an alleged drug den in Barangay Mabolo, Naga City.
Authorities said the eight-hour fire started in a three-storey house in Mabolo Street.
A policeman was shot dead while driving his motorcycle along Pope John Paul II Avenue in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon.