Cauayan’s Tabujara: ‘I’m Not Bed-ridden’

Cauayan town Vice Mayor Jerry Tabujara yesterday belied reports being spread in the town that he is bed-ridden or that he already expired.

Tabujara, who is running for mayor in the May 9 election, in an interview with media last night said after 19 years of being mayor and vice mayor of Cauayan, he is still alive and kicking and able to serve Cauayanons for more years.

While eating ice cream during the interview, the town vice mayor said he is reaching out to his supporters not to believe talks that he is bed-ridden.

Construction Worker Stabbed Inside PUJ, 3 Hurt

A construction worker was stabbed dead while three others were injured including the suspect along Locsin-San Sebastian Streets in Barangay 35 past 9:00 p.m., Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Richard Pajarito, Police Station 1 head identified the victim as Arnold Delicano, 19, single, native of Barangay Tiling, Cauayan, Negros Occidental.

He sustained a stab wound in the left chest and was rushed to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Man Shot Dead in Cauayan

Unidentified suspects shot dead a person inside his house at Purok 1, Barangay Guiljungan, Cauayan last Monday.

Police Superintendent Frederick Mead, Cauayan PNP chief identified the victim as Noli Carisma, 46, of the said place.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the body and died on the spot from .38 caliber firearm.

Mead said Carisma had several cases and complaint in the past.

He is a former member of Civilian Volunteer Organization (CVO) of Barangay Guiljungan.

1 NPA Killed, 1 FA Siezed in Cauayan Clash

A New People’s Army (NPA) bandit was killed and a high powered firearm was recovered following an encounter between the government forces and the lawless armed elements at Sitio Cabanbanan, Brgy. Camalandaan, Cauayan, Negros Occidental early morning yesterday, December 16,.

The encounter broke out at around 6:10 a.m. when around four lawless armed elements (LLEs) fired upon the troops of 79th Infantry Battalion who were conducting community security patrol to check on the reported presence of LLEs.