Farmer Kills Self

A farmer shot himself accidentally with a homemade .9mm in Barangay East, Candoni, Negros Occidental around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Police Officer 2 Investigator–on-Case identified the victim as Remy Golez, 53. He sustained a gunshot wound on his neck and was rushed to Candoni Rural Health Unit, but was declared dead on arrival.

While under the influence of liquor, he was holding his firearm while scolding his child when he fell and squeezed the trigger of the firearm.

Police recovered the firearm turned over by his wife.*(CMG)



Land Conflicts Eyed in Killing of Farmer in Candoni

Candoni PNP is eyeing land conflicts in the killing of a farmer who was shot dead in Sitio Catmon, Barangay Agboy in Candoni Thursday.

Police Senior Inspector Varie Villanobos the victim said Gerson Basia, Sr., 58, of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Payauan, Candoni.

Villanobos said two unidentified persons shot dead Basya who sustained six gunshot wounds

Initial investigation disclosed that the two suspects were having a drinking binge at the store of the victim’s brother-in-law Thursday afternoon. They invited the victim but he refused.

Ambushed Candoni Cops Buried

At 9AM of February 28 at Brgy. Tapi, Kabankalan City, Police Chief Supt Conrado S. Capa, Regional Director, PRO18, attended the burial of PO3 Joe Harry Peralta, one of Candoni Municipal Police Station personnel and victim of the ambush incident which transpired at about 10:45PM of February 18, 2016 at Brgy. Caningay, Candoni, Negros Occidental.

REMAINS OF PO3 Joe Harry Y. Peralta. In the picture are PCSupt. Conrado S. Capa, Regional Director, PRO18; PSSupt. William Conception Señoron, OIC PD NOCPPO; PSupt. Joeresty Pacino Coronica, DPDA; PCInsp. Lester Lauron Leada, Chief Admin NOCPPO; PSInsp. Varie Aniñon Villanobos, COP Candoni MPS and other PNCO and friends of PO3 Peralta.*

Commotion Reporter in Candoni Town Hunted

Police authorities are now looking into the identity of the person who reported to Candoni PNP that there was commotion at Barangay Caninggay, Candoni on February 18 in the evening, which resulted to the ambush of responding police operatives.

Police Senior Inspector Varie Villalobos, Candoni PNP chief said, they are hunting Christopher Sabio of the incident which killed two policemen and wounded two civilians. Two other policemen survived.

Villalobos doubts his men were set-up by Sabio.

Deserving Cops Get Medal, Aid

Chief Supt. Conrado S. Capa, Regional Director, PRO18, together with PSSupt Ruperto T. Floro Jr, Chief, RPHRDD, PSupt. Moises O Villaceran Jr., Acting Chief, RPCRD, and PSSupt. William C. Señoron, OIC, NOCPPO yesterday pinned the “Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting” and gave financial assistance to Candoni Police Station’s PO2 Jay Arroyo and PO1 Modesto Bina.

SURVIVORS. Chief Supt. Conrado S. Capa, Region 18 PNP OIC-Director, visits and hands over financial assistance to PO1 Modesto Bina (on wheelchair, back) and PO2 Jay Arroyo (in bed) - the two wounded cop-survivors during the Feb. 18 NPA ambush in Candoni.*