A robbery suspect was apprehended in a joint operation by Binalbagan Police and elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in coordination with Himamaylan City Police Station.
Eduardo Ondon Jr. alias "One Ball", 30, of Purok Milo, Brgy. San Vicente in Binalbagan town was collared at about 4PM, Wednesday at Villa Subd., Brgy. 4 in Himamaylan City.
The arrest of Ondon was effected through a warrant issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 56 Judge Nilo M. Sarsaba for robbery with bail bond set at P40,000.00.
Police authorities in Himamaylan City are in pursuit of suspects that reportedly shot a 36-year old father in front of his son 6AM, early this week.
Vivencio Aniano, of Sitio Adiangao, Brgy. San Antonio was with his son and mounted on their horses when waylaid by two suspects donned with bonnets and shot the victim using a 12-gauge shotgun.
Aniano succumbed to gunshot wounds on the head, face, neck and other parts of his body and declared dead by attending physicians.
Joint elements of Special Operations Group (SOG) – NOPPO and Bago City Police Station apprehended eight persons and confiscated a number of motorcycles in a raid against illegal gambling about 7:34PM, Sunday at Brgy. Balingasag in Bago.
PSInsp. Antonio Benitez, SOG-Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office head and PSupt. Arnel Arpon, Bago Police chief, implemented the search warrant issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 62 Judge Francis Guanzon.
La Carlota City Football Club and Dancalan FC prevailed in the recently-concluded 2014 Sinulog Football Festival held January 11 and 12 in Kabankalan City.
Visiting La Carlota squad captured the U16 title as host – Kabankalan FC settled first runner – up while Himamaylan FC finished second runner-up.
Meanwhile, Dancalan FC scored victories in the U10, U13 and Open divisions.
Dancalan FC dominate three divisions in the 2014 Sinulog Football Festival.*
A farmer and his wife, who were allegedly first threatened and intimidated, were then "robbed by a group of soldiers belonging to the 4th IB and two militiamen belonging to the paramilitary Citizens’ Armed Forces Geographical Units (CAFGU)" last November 13 in Bantugan, Buenavista Village in the hinterland of Himamaylan City.
Thus bared Felipe Levy Gelle of the September 21 Movement at "Tungkaron Ta Ini" program of DYRL yesterday in a long distance interview.
Gelle identified the robbery and intimidation victims as husband and wife Rogelio and Jenny Suita. The couple had just sold livestock which netted them P20,000 and which they would use to buy a carabao for their ricefields, said Gelle.
Police authorities in Cauayan town are conducting follow-up investigation to identify the suspect in the shooting of a barangay kagawad candidate about 7:30AM, Tuesday.
Reports identified the victim as Alfredo Lucero, 57, of Purok 3, Brgy. Linaon who succumb to multiple gunshot wounds on the body. The incident took place at Sitio Sualig where the victim was found.
Meanwhile, a truck driver in Valladolid was arrested for violation of the Omnibus Election Code during police visibility and mobile patrol in the town led by PCInsp. Luisito G. Acebuche, early morning of Tuesday.
The first of several anti-graft complaints being slapped against Himamaylan Mayor Agustin Ernesto Bascon and several others, all city hall functionaries, have been filed by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) regional office VI head, lawyer, Manuel Almendares dated September 23, and received by the Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas, in Cebu City, October 3 this month, a document furnished the NNF/NDB showed.
Filing the charges is the NBI, Western Visayas Regional Office 6, head Regional Director, lawyer Manuel Almendares. Earlier, it was NBI no. 3 regular agent, Ramil Quinto who conducted an investigation of the complaints from important opposition personalities in the city.
In his complaint, Almendras said that sometime on March 6, 2012 documents they have in their possession, showed that a purchase request for the repair and maintenance of the Barangay II, Health Center in the amount of P37,500 was forwarded by the City Engineer’s Office (CEO), which is under its chief, Engr. Vicente Genova. This Purchase Request was approved by the City Administrator, Sofia Encarnacion’s endorsement approved the request after the City Budget Office, certified that funds for the purpose were available and after the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) recommended that the procurement of the materials be done through Small Value Purchase.
The administration of Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. yesterday led the turnover of a brand new ambulance to the Governor Valeriano "Valing" M. Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital in Himamaylan City.
The Governor was represented by 5th District Board Members Atty. Alain Gatuslao and Renato Malabor together with 5th District Representative Alejandro Y. Mirasol.
During the turnover ceremony, Board Member Len Gatuslao, grandnephew of Provincial Governor Gatuslao, recalled how the district hospital has been improving since its establishment in 1962 as a priority project of the late Representative Agustin "Tuting" M. Gatuslao.
Spokespersons for the Defend the National Patrimony-Negros, have exposed the entry of a US-based and a Malaysian-based company in the island which intend to convert an estimated 600,000 hectares in the island’s hinterlands areas specifically in Central Negros, which could cover part of the two provinces once converted into a palm oil plantation.
Spokespersons of the Defend the Patrimony-Negros, included Philippine Independent Church (PIC) clergymen Fr. Lemuel Canja and Bobby Minguito and Raymund But-ay, a member of the Bukidnon-Magahat-Ituman indigenous tribes living in the hinterlands of four villages in Himamaylan City, parts of Negros Oriental and parts of Kabankalan City.
These are in the connecting villages of Biao in Binalbagan, Mahalang, Carabalan Villages and in Brgy. Buenavista which also straddles part of Kabankalan City, But-ay said in the NNF/NDB interview yesterday after their press conference at the NPC.
These also border and upper reaches which are adjacent to the Kabankalan and Ilog Hilabangan rivers, he said.