Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) recorded two separate shooting incidents in the province over the weekend resulting to the death of one victim.
Over EB Magalona town, Rogen Delanda, 21, of Brgy. Gahit was rushed to Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound in the arm inflicted by still unidentified person.
Delanda, according to investigation was standing in front of a videoke bar in Brgy. 2 about 3:30AM, Sunday when the suspect on board a motorcycle stopped in front and without provocation shot him in the arm.
Senator Francis Escudero and Education Secretary Armin Luistro will be in Bacolod today to attend the 1st Education Summit of the 3rd District at the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel.
Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez said that close to 300 school administrators, teachers, mayors and other key stakeholders of the education sector of the Third District will attend the summit at the convention hall of the hotel from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Close to 300 school administrators, teachers, local chief executives and other key stakeholders of the education sector of the Third District of Negros Occidental will attend the 1st Education Summit today, January 28, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Convention Hall of the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel.
The Alumni of the Catholic school, St. Joseph Academy of Saravia will troop to the school campus tomorrow, Saturday to commemorate its 50th founding anniversary and its 45th Alumni Homecoming at the school campus in EB Magalona.
Now renamed after being conferred the old name of EB Magalona which is Sarabia, the homecoming theme will be "Revisit… Reminisce… Renew," alumni stalwart Fire Superintendent Fred Trajeras, an alumni of the school said.
Katuwang Resource Center, Inc. (KRCI), a Negros-based non-government organization (NGO) in partnership with Pioneer Insurance released P3.3M cash to 943 families as Property Assistance covering EB Magalona, Victorias City, Manapla, Cadiz City, Sagay City and Escalante City yesterday.
The distribution of property assistance was done in Cadiz City and Victorias City last January 21, 2014 which was attended by KRCI Chairperson Rafael C. Catalan, Jr. and Executive Director Lawrence N. Ledesma together with Pioneer Representatives, Area Manager James Gepoliano and Donna Legaspi. The event was witnessed by a representative of the City Government of Cadiz City, Wilfredo Cervantes.
A 37-year-old woman from E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental was allegedly strangled to death by her common-law-husband at their residence in Binangonan, Rizal province last Jan. 12.
The victim, Daren Batcho, 37, was discovered dead by her son, Christopher John Carmen, 18, in her room in their residence at J.P. Rizal Extension in Libis Sunday at 5:30 p.m., her sister, Dyna Batcho said in an interview.
Dyna, 29, said her sister, a fish vendor at Binangonan Fishport, bore strangulation marks on her throat.
Suspect Edwin Castillo
Operatives of the EB Magalona Police Station apprehended a local for charges of frustrated murder in a raid about 11:20AM, Wednesday at the said town.
PSInsp. Conrado S. Rances III, acting police chief with PO3 Robert Roy Lanaza and PO1 Mark Marmito detained Nelson Cabahug Jr, 27, of Brgy. Latasan and considered most wanted in the town for frustrated murder.
Two bodies were found in Cauayan and Kabankalan cities over the weekend by local police authorities.
Over Cauayan town, Jovil Disapor, 45, a sugarcane worker, of Purok 2, Brgy. Mambugsay, was found dead with struck wounds on the head and back portion of his body.
The victim was discovered about 3AM, Sunday and was also believed to have been strangled to death allegedly by Leo Marcelino, 20, and his brother, Benjie alias Intsik, 22, also of the same place.
The suspected brothers left the scene after the incident and are still at-large. Police are looking into the angle of personal grudges between the involved persons as the motive of the killing.
‘Ang Bulig sa mga Ilonggo’ medical mission of the Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) and the Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation in cooperation with the Office of Congressman Alfredo Benitez conducted its last activity for the year at the upland barangay of Consing in E.B. Magalona recently.
A total of 278 residents availed of the free consultation and medicines and another 50 patients availed of the dental extraction services of the team led by EB Magalona health officer Dr. Edmund Janeo, Jr., volunteer doctors of the Kaayong Lawas Foundation Dr. Napoleon Amadeo and Dr. Jun Alibasa, and volunteer dentist Dr. Margarita Aparra. The free clinic was held at the Barangay Consing Elementary School.