1 Thief Killed, 2 Arrested
One of the three thieves was killed by watchmen of Alpis Construction located at Bacolod-Silay Access Road in the vicinity of Loyloy Bridge, Barangay Zone 15, Silay City around 2:30 a.m. yesterday.
The victim was identified as a certain Pato Ibañez, of legal age, of Purok Pine Tree, Barangay Bata, Bacolod city.
He was declared dead on arrival at Talisay City Health Office by Dr. Josabel Macote.
His two other companions identified as Ronel Erin Mocon, 29, married; and Richmond Guardilao Cuzon, 17, single, were arrested.
They were endorsed to police by watchmen Benjie Biñas Casipe and Jimboy Fernandez Escarte, both of legal age, of Hacienda Quinilatan, Barangay Guimbala-on, Silay City.
They were caught stealing in Alpis Construction owned by Elwin Javelosa of Sagay City doing construction works in the area.
The two watchmen also endorsed to police the recovered stolen items from the possession of the suspects which includes seven (7) pieces PVC pipes more or less six (6) inches in diameter and more or less six (6) feet in length; electrical wire more or less 100-200 meters loaded to black Honda TMX155 MC motorcycle with plate no. 6426 FN and sling bag with color combination black and green containing pliers, paper cutter and screw driver.
It was not disclosed if the watchmen shot the victims stealing in the construction company.
Talisay City PNP is investigating the incident.*(CMG)