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Lightning Kills a Fisherman

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A crab gatherer was killed yesterday morning after he was hit by lightning, while his companion survived in the seawaters at Barangay 2, Pala-Pala, Manapla.

Police Senior Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla police chief identified the victim as Reynold Porras, 35, married, resident of Sitio Ulamhay, Barangay Punta Mesa, Manapla.

He sustained third degree burns and died on the spot.

His companion, a certain “Hoffman Tabanao”, 35, also resident of Barangay Punta Mesa survived.

Carpenter Beheaded by Brod-in-Law, Nephew

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The severed head of a carpenter was only installed by a local mortuary after he was killed by his brother-in-law and nephew in their house at Hda. Ening, Barangay San Pablo, Manapla, Negros Occidental, 9:30pm Tuesday.

Police Senior Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla PNP chief identified the victim as Avelino Adasan, 61, married of the said hacienda.

The suspects were father and son, Felipe Daanoy, Sr., 65, separated; and Felipe, Jr., 40 single. Both fled after the killing and are no longer found in their house at the said place.

Fishermen Scores Manapla Bantay Dagat for Crashing Them

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Local fishermen from Manapla town scored the town Bantay Dagat for crashing their fishing boat causing one of their crewmen to fall and dislocated his shoulder while fishing in the seawater already under jurisdiction of Ajuy, Iloilo Tuesday.

Boat captain Roberto Centina of Barangay 2-A, Manapla said they were actually readying their nets to catch fishes in the seawaters of Ajuy, Iloilo when Manapla Bantay Dagat bumped their fishing boat and forcibly arrested them.

The fishing boat had six other crews in the fishing boat who are all neighbors of Centina.

Married Woman Hangs Self in Manapla

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Police authorities in Manapla town are investigating the incident where the body of a 49-year old married woman was found hanging on a tree near her home about 6:20AM, Tuesday.

PO3 Jessie Pecita, of Manapla Police reported that Remejia Lumanog, of Hacienda Bilbao, Brgy. Punta Mesa was found suspended with a rope on her neck and tied to a mango tree. She was discovered by her neighbor about 100 meters away from her home.

She was immediately brought to Manapla District Hospital but was declared dead by Dr. Edbert F. Jayme, of the Municipal Health Office.

2 Drown, Another Survives

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A 15-year-old student and 2-year- old boy drowned, while another survived in separate drowning incidents in Negros Occidental.

Kirk Villabert Bonhayan, 15, student of Hda. Marian, Barangay San Pablo, Manapla went swimming with two others in a river at Sitio Ginaruyan of the barangay causing him to drown.

Police Senior Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla police chief said that the victim did not know how to swim, while his two other companions survived.