Manapla

Brods Nabbed with Firearm, Shabu in Manapla

Two brothers were arrested by Manapla PNP in separate buy bust operations in Manapla town and confiscated shabu and firearm from one of them yesterday morning (Tuesday, April 12).

Police Senior Inspector Julius Ceasar Colado, Manapla PNP chief identified the suspects as Bandio Sunga, alias “Dotdot”, 41, married, fish vendor of Purok Masinadyahon, Barangay 1-A in the town; and his older brother Teodoro Sunga, “alias Alog”, 48, married, also of the place.

2 More Solar Farms to Generate 80MW

Two more solar plants generating a total of 80 megawatts were unveiled yesterday in separate sites in Negros Occidental.


INAUGURATION. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., (3rd from left) along with Chairman Michael Sieg of Thomas Lloyd, Islasol President Juan Xavier Zabaleta, GSIS President and General Manager Robert Vergara, Manapla Mayor Lourdes Escalante and other investors cut the ribbon during the inauguration of the 48 megawatt solar facility in Manapla town.* (CBA-PIA6 photo)

2 Wanted Persons Nabbed

Two wanted persons were collared by police operatives in separate police operations of “Lambat Sibat” in Manapla and Cadiz City, Monday.

Police Inspector Jose Dechavez, Deputy Police chief of Manapla PNP arrested Jose De La Cruz Padronia, 56, married, of hacienda Rita in Barangay San Pablo in the town around12:30 p.m., Monday. He is the Top 2 Most Wanted person in Manapla.

Kagawad Turns Over Firearm to Police; Wanted Nabbed

A Kagawad of Barangay Purisima in Manapla town has turned-over to patrolling Manapla PNP a firearm earlier surrendered to him by a neighbor, Wednesday.

Kagawad Joevanni Santillan said the one .38 caliber with one live bullet was surrenderred to him by Herbert Navarra Leonor of Hacienda Gua-an of the barangay.

The surrender of firearm was by part of “Oplan Katok” of police authorities.

Meanwhile, Binalbagan PNP arrested a wanted person Wednesday morning in Barangay Bagroy in the town.

P3B Manapla Solar Plant to be Operational by March

The P3 billion San Carlos Solar Power Plant (SaCaSol) in Manapla will be operational by March this year, according to Mayor Ma. Lourdes Escalante.

Escalante said that SaCaSol is now installing solar panels in the 60-hectare solar plant that will generate 48 megawatts.

The project started six months ago, the Mayor said, adding that the facility “would be a big boost to the economy of Manapla.”