PWD Nabbed in Drug Bust in Manapla

A Person with Disability (PWD) in a wheel chair was nabbed by Manapla PNP in a buy bust operation in Hacienda Candelaria, Barangay Purisima Thursday evening.

Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla PNP chief identified the suspect as Cesar Valmonte, Jr., 40, married and resident of the place.

Gregorio said the arrest of the suspect was a result of intensified surveillance and information received from residents in the area.

8-year-old Girl Raped by Ma’s Live-in Partner

Manapla PNP is conducting a manhunt operation against a 40-year-old person who reportedly raped an 8-year-old Grade one pupil in one of the barangays in Manapla town, Negros Occidental, Sunday.

Manapla police refused to identify the victim, the suspect and the mother or all related to the child to protect her name.

But record shows that the child, who lives with her grandmother, was fetched by her mother and her live-in partner and brought her to their house in a secluded barangay in the town.

Manapla Resident ‘Jumps Ship’

Whether he accidentally or intentionally jumped Tuesday night from the passenger ship of 2Go from Manila going to Bacolod City, is a puzzle for the victim’s wife from Manapla as her husband has not arrived home.

Emma Pamplona, 46, of Sitio Patyo, Barangay 1, Manapla said her husband Enrico Pamplona 47, has not arrived home and is still missing.

Enrico was a passenger of St. Therese of the Child Jesus of 2Go Travel Shipping Company travelling from Manila to Bacolod City, but reportedly jumped into the sea about 6:00 p.m. Tuesday off the seawaters of Mindoro Island.

Village Watchman Nabbed in Buy Bust

A village watchman (Barangay Tanod) of Barangay Punta Mesa in Manapla town was collared by police operatives around 1:10 in the morning Thursday, July 14 and confiscated illegal drug from his possession.

Police Inspector Jose De Chavez, Manapla PNP deputy police chief identified the suspect as Joel Jaranillar Clamiano, 49, resident of Crossing Manapla in Barangay Punta Mesa of the town.

9 Nabbed in Drug Busts

Nine persons were arrested in separate illegal drug buy busts in Kabankalan City and Murcia on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

In Kabankalan City, eight persons including a minor were hauled to jail, a day a drug summit was held, June 29, in the city.

The buy bust was conducted at the house of Jude Natalio Juanico, 50, “Alias Odi” of Purok Paraiso in Barangay Hilamonan, in the City, around 5:15 p.m., Tuesday.