Sagay City

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‘Peeping Tom’ Shot Dead

A “peeping tom” was shot dead by a homeowner in Barangay Poblacion 2 in Sagay City, early Sunday morning.

Police identified the victim as Cris Areglado Junsarita, 30, single “Alias Tata” of Purok Kalubihan, Barangay General Luna, Sagay.

The suspect was identified as Cris Jun Canete Eva, 20, single “Alias Toto” of Hacienda Nelia in Barangay Rizal, also in the city.

Investigations showed that Eva shot Junsarita after the latter was seen peeping through the window while lying down asleep with his live-in partner.


SAGAY CITY - The 21st Sinigayan Festival slated on March 15-19, 2017 with the theme, “Where love for nature begins” kicked off with the Grand Opening Parade spearheaded by Mayor Alfredo D. Marañon III and Vice Mayor Narciso Javelosa, Jr. with the Sinigayan Foundation President Engr. Primitivo Rivera, Jr., Undersecretary for Local Government Austere A. Panadero of the Department of Interior and Local Government, a native of Brgy. Fabrica, of this city was the Guest of Honor and Speaker during the Opening Program at the city Public Plaza. Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. also gave a message. The ribbon cutting and opening of the festival villages followed – Bugay Sagay Agro-Aqua Festival Village, Dagway- Sagay Arts and Culture Village, Tali-ambong Food and Entertainment Village, and Livestock and Poultry Fair Exhibit.

DILG Under Secretary Austere A. Panadero together with Mayor Alfredo Thirdy Marañon III, Vice-Mayor Narwin Javelosa and members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Sagay City, Department heads and Barangay officials with the Sinigayan Queen 2017 candidates.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Electric Coop Area Manager Survives Assassination Despite 5 Gunshot Wounds

The Area Manager of Northern Negros Electric Cooperative (NONECO) in Sagay City survived an assassination attempt after he was shot by a lone suspect riding on a motorcycle at Bangga Pepsi, Barangay Bata around 6:16 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Station 3 head, Senior Inspector Larry Teovisio identified the victim as Engr. Simon Peter Abalayan 40, married, of Country Homes, Phase 1, Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City.

He sustained five gunshot wounds in the body but was not fatally hit and is now confined at Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital in Barangay Mandalagan.

Big-Time Pusher Nabbed in Buy-Bust

A big time drug pusher of Sagay City in northern Negros Occidental was arrested in a drug bust at Himogaan Baybay, a seashore barangay of Sagay City Monday.

Police Inspector Adrian James Albaytar, Sagay City Deputy Police Chief identified the suspect as Paul Montaño, of legal age, resident of the said place.

Montaño was confiscated with two plastic sachets of suspected shabu in exchange for P300 marked money; P8,050 cash proceeds and other drug paraphernalia.

Also recovered were bank withdrawal and deposit slips which


Three (3) barangays from Negros Island Region (NIR) qualify as national finalists in the 2016 Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA), an annual incentive award system given to Lupong Tagapamayapa who exemplifies efficiency in its operation, effectiveness in settling interpersonal disputes and demonstrates creativity and resourcefulness in the implementation of barangay justice system known as Katarungang Pambarangay (KP).

Brgy. Poblacion, Amlan, Negros Oriental