Land conflict and illegal numbers game are being eyed as motives of the
ambush of live-in partners which resulted to the death of a woman along Sitio
Balia, Barangay Lagaan, Calatrava about 8:00 Sunday morning.
SAN CARLOS CITY’s ordinance against smoking in public places includes the
display of tarpaulins such as this one.* (Arman Toga photo)
SUMMER JOBBERS. Students availing of the summer job program in Kabankalan
City, in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the
Kabankalan Gov’t, are not only assigned in government offices but also in the
streets, experiencing the life of street cleaners.* (Arman Toga photos)
Police Senior Inspector Mark Angelo Jungco, Calatrava police chief said, they
are investigating the motive of the incident to establish the identity of
Mavie Diongson, 23, was declared dead on arrival at Corazon Locsin
Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital due to multiple gunshot wounds in the
She was first rushed to Alfredo Marañon, Sr. Memorial District Hospital in
Barangay Bato, Sagay City, but was transferred to the regional hospital in
Archie Bantilan, 28, “alias Cafgu”survived the carnage sustaining gunshot
wounds in the arms and leg.
Batilan is reportedly a close-in bodyguard of Sangguniang Bayan member
Vicente “Oti” Bacordo, former head of an armed group in northern Negros
Occidental before he became a town councilor of Salvador Benedicto.