1 Dead, 4 Hurt in Separate Road Mishaps; 1 Yields FA

A 67-year-old woman was killed when bumped by a speeding motorcycle of a church minister in Calatrava, while three others were injured in another road mishap in Escalante City Monday and Tuesday.

Police Senior Inspector Mark Angelo Jungco, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Wilhelma Jimena, 67, married, of Barangay Lipat-on, Calatrava who sustained head and body injuries and declared dead at Calatrava District Hospital.

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Motorcycle Mishap

A resident of E. B. Magalona town riding a motorcycle was killed, while two others riding-in-tandem in another motorcycle were injured when they collided along Rizal highway in Buenavista, Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City about 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Sonny Chavez, 40 years old of E . B Magalona sustained head injuries and was declared dead on arrival at the Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Hospital in the city.

No. 2 Drug Personality in Calatrava Town Nabbed

Calatrava’s No. 2 drug personality was arrested with a companion by police operatives in a drug buy bust and eventually searched his house in Barangay Patun-an in the town about 4:45 pm, Wednesday.

Police Senior Inspector Mark Angelo Jungco identified the suspect as Julius Gaviola, 45, resident of the place.

His companion in the house at the time police pounced on him was identified as Rex Caliao, 26, also of the place who was found sniffing suspected shabu.

Jules’ Top Aide Transfers Voter’s Registration to Toboso, Negros Occ.

San Carlos City- The top business and political aide of Rep. Julio Ledesma IV (1st district) has transferred his voter’s registration from Barangay Palampas, San Carlos City to Barangay Poblacion, Toboso, Negros Occidental.

Mariano Antonio Cui confirmed to Negros Daily Bulletin Saturday his transfer.

He however, denied that his transfer is related to his plans to run as mayor in Toboso against incumbent Mayor Richard Jaojoco.

Toboso is the only local government unit in the province’s first district whose mayor is not allied with Ledesma.

Ambush of Live-in Partners Probed

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 suspects.

Mavie Diongson, 23, was declared dead on arrival at Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital due to multiple gunshot wounds in the body.

She was first rushed to Alfredo Marañon, Sr. Memorial District Hospital in Barangay Bato, Sagay City, but was transferred to the regional hospital in Bacolod City.

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.


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