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)

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)

P190,000 in Shabu, Firearm Seized

About P190, 000 worth of shabu and firearms were confiscated by Himamaylan City PNP. Three persons were arrested in a buy bust operation at 9:30 p.m., Wednesday in Purok 5 in Barangay Aguisan, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the suspects as Rolan Tiamsing Sesbino, 19, “Alias Dagul” and his brother Lorben Tiamsing Sesbino, 44, all of the place; and Alain Rivera Alsosa, 44, of Purok 4, Barangay Aguisan.

All three suspects were confiscated with shabu from their possession.

Himamaylan LGU Thanks DAR for Water Sanitation Project

The local government of Himamaylan City thanked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Negros Occidental 2 after one of its barangays was chosen to be a beneficiary of the Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH) Project.


(sitting from left) Himamaylan City Councilor Larry Badajos, Parpo II Lucrecia S. Taberna, (standing from left) TARC Chairman Hortencia Romay & DAR-NIR ARD Dr. Tony Del Socorro during the MOA signing.*