A policeman assigned at Silay City PNP was shot dead by unidentified suspects
while on his way home in EB Magalona, Negros Occidental Wednesday night.
Bacolod First Lady Josefa Puentevella and City Councilor Em Ang, chair
Bacolod History, Arts & Culture, City Councilors Jocelle Batapa Sigue and El Cid
Familiaran lead the ribbon cutting during the Opening Program of the 2015
Bacolod Arts Month celebration with the Art Association of Bacolod-Negros
members and CANVAS president Arthur Bayles.*
A total of one hundred twenty (120) personnel of Bacolod City Police Office
are deployed to provide Police Security Assistance during the celebration of
Bacolaodiat festival on February 19-22, 2015.
Senior Police officer 4 Roger Cañete, 54, of Barangay 2 Poblacion, EB
Magalona sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body
from M-16 Armalite rifle.
The most fatal one was on his head, according to Police Officer 3 Richie
He was declared dead before arrival at Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Provincial
Hospital in Silay City.
About ten empty shells of M16 Armalite rifle were recovered by police
operatives at the crime scene.
Cañete was riding his owner-type Willis jeep going home from work about 9:50
pm when the suspects fired at him while about to turn to his house just a few
meters from the town cemetery.