Calatrava Kids Get Treated for Worms, Schistosomiasis

Eight public schools covering three barangays in Calatrava town considered as schistosomias endemic area received school-based combined mass drug administration (MDA) for deworming and

Pre and school age children of eight schools namely: Colonel Griffin National High School – Barangay Marcelo Extension, Barangay Marcelo Elementary School, Colonel Griffin National High School – Barangay Minapasuk, Harbort Elementary School, Spur 2 Elementary School, Ecogan Elementary School Tinibyangan Elementary School, and Hinab-ongan Elementary School.

2 Persons Found Dead in Calatrava, Isabela

Two persons were found dead in Calatrava and Isabela towns Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Mark Angelo Jungco, Calatrava OIC police chief identified the victim as Remran Baran Margaha, 21, single of Barangay Ani-e in the town.

Margaha was found sprawled in his own blood in Barangay Laga-an also in the town about 10:00 a.m. Monday with multiple hack wounds. Witnesses said, they saw four unidentified suspects 30 minutes after they found the victim.

Jungco is now investigating the incident to identify the suspects and motive of the hacking.

Suspects Escape as PDEA Nabs Runner in Buy Bust

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) filed charges of violation of RA 9165 against three suspects at San Carlos City Prosecutor’s Office.

Two of them who are the targets of PDEA buy bust operation escaped but their lookout and runner was collared in Barangay 1, San Carlos, Negros Occidental, Wednesday.

PDEA-6 conducted the operation in coordination with San Carlos PNP led by Supt. Victorino Romanillos.

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.