La Castellana

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La Castellana Mayor Asks PDEA to Validate Cop’s Claims Brod Linked to Drugs

La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor Mangilimutan yesterday, Sept. 26, 2017 asked the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to validate claims made by a police chief linking her brother-councilor to the illegal drug trade.

Mangilimutan personally handed in her letter to the Office of PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino.

In her letter, Mangilimutan said that her brother, Councilor Alberto White Nicor is allegely being implicated in the illegal drug trade by Moises Padilla police chief Senior Inspector Alan Reloj.

Laborer stabbed dead in La Castellana

A laborer was stabbed dead in Barangay Mansalanao, La Castellan town, Negros Occ. around 11:00 p.m. Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Irma Teoxon, La Castellana PNP chief identified the victim as Demar Arico Bernabe, 25, also of Barangay Mansalanao.

Police have yet to identify the suspect who fled after the incident.

His mother, Mercy, 52, said the victim went to their barangay fiesta along with his nephew Sanny Bernabe.

The victim was rushed to La Castellana Rural Health Unit but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Nenita Rodriguez-Sol.

Isabela mayor to update municipal land use plan

Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor yesterday, January 18, 2018 revealed that he will initiate to update the municipal Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) of the locality to suit the needed development that will benefit the people of the town.

Malabor said this is among his priorities for year 2018.

He stressed that through updating the CLUP and implementing the necessary infrastructure the people of the locality, will see something tangible under his administration.

Suspect husband nabbed for killing wife

A husband who killed his wife Sunday in Sitio Sambag, Barangay Camandag, La Castellana, Negros Occ. was arrested by police in Moises Padilla town Tuesday.

The suspect was arrested at the house of his aunt, Elsie Sion at Hacienda San Reneo, Barangay Crossing Magallon, Moises Padilla through the information given by Barangay Kagawad Eduard Sion, also a relative of the suspect.

The suspect was identified by Police Chief Inspector Irma Teoxon as Juanito Sion Legaspi, 51, married, of Sitio Odiong, Brgy. Camandag, La Castellana.

80 rebels give up in Negros Occ.

A total of 80 rebels heeded the repeated calls of Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., since he became governor, to abandon the armed struggle.

Speaking during the centennial celebration of the La Castellana town Friday morning, Maranon said the former rebels are now enjoying the assistance extended to them by the provincial government of Negros Occidental, aside from the national government program under Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP).