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.