Calatrava

‘Jerry Tabujara is Alive’

“Where is the mayor we elected to serve us?”

This was asked by a resident of Cauayan town.

Hansel M. Baloyo, of legal age, resident of San Pablo Street, was asking incumbent Mayor John Rey Tabujara to produce and show to the public the person of his father Jerry Tabujara who ran for mayor in the May 9 elections.


HANSEL BALOYO (left) petitions to COMELEC en banc to disqualify Vice Mayor and now Mayor-elect Jerry Tabujara of Cauayan, Negros Occidental for non-appearance in the town the whole campaign period up to the present, and unable to cast his vote on May 9. John Rey Tabujara, son of Jerry and the incumbent mayor and now vice mayor-elect (right), insists that his father is still recuperating from gallbladder operation.*(Edith Colmo photo)

Wife Killed, Husband Wounded in Calatrava Shooting

Calatrava PNP is trying to determine the motive and identity of the suspect who shot dead a wife while wounding her husband at Sitio Gabon-Gabon in Barangay Tigbao, Calatrava town while both were on their way home after attending graduation rites about 5:00 p.m. Friday.

Police Superintendent Gil Flores, Acting Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Adelaida Lavador, 56, farmer of Sitio Malabago in Barangay Tigbao, Calatrava. She sustained two gunshot wounds on her chest and died on the spot.

Man Hacked Dead by Neighbor

A 35-year-old person was found dead with multiple hack and stab wounds in Barangay Maaslob, a hinterland barangay of Calatrava town in northern Negros Occidental Monday afternoon.

Calatrava PNP identified the victim as Javier Ombiero Lapasaran, 35, single, resident of the barangay.

The victim sustained three stab and 12 hack wounds in the different parts of his body and died on the spot.

Police identified the suspect as Jimmy Flores Carpin, 30, single, also of the barangay. He escaped after the killing and is the subject of police manhunt.

Jai Alai Bettor Held Up, Killed; Suspect Mobbed and Killed

CALATRAVA, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL- A 75- year –old jai-alai bettor who won P8, 000 was found dead around 10 p.m. Saturday in a secluded place in Sitio Capanuyan in Barangay Minapasok, Calatrava in Negros Occidental

Calatrava PNP identified the victim as Pedro Melebo, 75, widow and resident of the said place.

Police investigation disclosed that after winning his bet of P8, 000 he was reported missing around 2 p.m. Saturday.

His family searched for him and found the victim in a secluded place in the barangay around 10 p.m.