Binalbagan

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Victorias, Binalbagan Win Panaad Folkdance Competition

The City of Victorias was hailed champion in the Rural Category with their performance “Regatones” and the Municipality of Binalbagan topped the Maria Clara Category with their winning piece “Bayluhan” during the 24th Panaad sa Negros Philippine Folkdance Competition.


The Municipality of Binalbagan performing “Bayluhan” during the Philippine Folk Dance Competition at the Panaad Stadium, yesterday.*(Aldrin Casinas photos)

4 Persons Nabbed in Binalbagan

Four wanted persons, including two women were arrested by Binalbagan PNP in Sitio Tap-ok, Barangay Enclaro in the town around 9:35 a.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP chief identified the four as Salvador Libertino Sentoce, 42, single; Melvin Libertino Estoquia, 27, single; Magdalena Rendon Sentoce, 46, single; and Virgie De la Cruz Pailanan, 67, widow, all residents of the place.

Man Killed by Their Protagonists, His Cousin Wounded

A man and his cousin who was about to buy hogs in the public market of Barangay Santol in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental was killed by their protagonist because of family feud around 8:00 in the morning Friday.

Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP chief identified the victim as Noriel Alvarez Nagaret, 20, single of Sitio Sumilang in Barangay Cansalongon, Isabela town.

His cousin, Rowell Alvarez escaped the carnage.

‘Love Triangle’ Eyed in Killing of Someone in Binalbagan; Suspect is Ex-army

A hired killer was responsible for the killing of a father, wounding a granddaughter, while the target was not hit in an incident at Barangay San Vicente in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental last December 6 around 6:30 in the evening.

Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Jerry Baylon, 48. He was hit in the head and was declared dead on-arrival at Binalbagan Infirmary.

His granddaughter, Jamaica, 6 years old was wounded when a stray bullet hit her.

Grandpa Killed, Granddaughter Hurt in Shooting

A motorcycle driver was arrested by Binalbagan PNP in a police follow up operation in Barangay San Vicente, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental Tuesday evening.

Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP OIC police chief identified him as Joshua Pando, 23, resident of Barangay Vicente in Binalbagan town.

The suspect was arrested after a follow up operation when the police responded to a shooting in Purok Alimango, Barangay San Vicente that took place about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.