Himamaylan City

‘Bail Money Came from Guv’, Malabor Slay Suspect

One of the suspects in the murder of Negros Occ. Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor and his bodyguard Butch Jumilla, claimed that the money used by the chief of police of Himamaylan City to bail him out in the illegal possession of firearms case he was facing, allegedly came from Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr.

ONE OF THE SUSPECTS in the Malabor-Jumilla double murder case, Jacklyn Villaquer alias “Golden” of Isabela & Moises Padilla, during yesterday’s ambush interview in La Castellana.* (Arman Toga photo)

Cops Raid Person with Shabu, Firearm in Himamaylan City

Himamaylan City PNP arrested a person they raided in their house in Sitio Bato, Barangay Mambagaton in the city and yielded shabu and firearm around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, while another person also yielded shabu in a raid in his house in Barangay 2, Silay City at 6:00 p.m., also Saturday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the suspect as Alejandro Torreverde Solina “Alias Andong”, 42, resident of the place.

Brothers Selling Stolen Cocks Yield Shabu in Himamaylan

Two brothers from Purok Binawi-an, Barangay Binicuil, Kabankalan City were caught selling two stolen fighting cocks at the new Public Market of Himamaylan City located at Sitio Ubay, Barangay Caradio-an, Tuesday morning.

The two were about to be mauled by people in the market, but timely arrival of Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief prevented them from doing so.

Angelito Feria Madalag, 22; and his younger brother Amalio, 18, both of Purok Baganihan-A were arrested for the crime.

Motorist Dies in Mishap at Himamaylan

A 23-year-old person was killed when bumped by a speeding vehicle that was overtaking another vehicle along the highway of Sitio Ubay, Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, 7:45 a.m. Monday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the victim as Policarpio Santillan Martinez, single, of Hacienda Verde in Barangay 3, Himamaylan City. He sustained head injuries and declared dead on arrival at Gov. Valeriano M. Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital in the city.

CP-WASH Project to Benefit Himamaylan Schools, Community

The Department of Agrarian Reform-initiated Community-Managed Potable Water And Sani-tation Hygiene (CP-WASH) project in Sitio Tara, Barangay Carabalan Hima-maylan City will benefit four schools, an old public market and the agrarian reform community (ARC) in the area.

Department of Agrarian Reform Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Lucrecia Taberna (seated right) signs the Memorandum of Agreement between DAR and the local government of Himamaylan represented by City Councilor Larry Badajos for the Community-Managed Potable – Water And Sanitation Hygiene project in Sitio Tara, Barangay Carabalan, Himamaylan. Tara Agrarian Reform Cooperative chair Hortencia Romay and DAR Assistant Regional Director Dr. Antonio del Socorro witness the signing of the agreement between the two parties. *(EAD-PIA6 photo)