Missing driver found in Sagay

The missing “habal-habal” driver who was reported missing in Iglamgam River, Sitio Lubi, Barangay Tadlong, Sagay City was found dead around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

The victim was identified by Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP chief as Ronnie Belicario Soberano, 33, single, of Sitio Pinag-iwatan, Barangay Tadlong.

Police disclosed that the victim was reported missing around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday while trying to clean his motorcycle and his feet at the overflow when he accidentally fell to the river. Strong water current carried him away.

Volunteer rescuers from Police, Army and the local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office of Sagay City have immediately conducted search and rescue operation but to no avail.

Around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, he was seen about 30 meters from where he fell.

Several months ago, a teacher and a habal-habal driver were also drowned in the area.*

 

 

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