Sagay City

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2 SCAA Killed, 2 Captured But Freed Later, 1 Wounded in NPA Attack of Detachment

SAGAY CITY - Two paramilitary men were killed, two abducted but released later and one wounded when alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) numbering about 50 attacked a paramilitary detachment in Hacienda Erlinda at Sitio Aliwanay, Barangay General Luna here about 5:30 a.m. yesterday.

Police Inspector Adrian James Albaytar, Deputy Police chief of Sagay City PNP said the attack was sudden that the occupants in the hacienda compound owned by newly-elected city councillor of Sagay City Christopher “Atoy” Marañon were caught by surprise.

Body found in Sagay

A resident of Purok Hillside, Barangay Fabrica, Sagay City, Negros Occidental was found dead in his room around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay City OIC police chief identified the victim as Samson Sang-ang Dequito, 59, single.

His neighbors noticed that he failed to go out that morning only to discover that he was lying lifeless on the cemented ground of his room.

His relatives were informed and together with Ramar Pama Sivico, 50, married, a friend, informed police authorities.

6 Robbers nabbed in Sagay

Six robbery suspects were arrested by Sagay City police after serving arrest warrant issued by the court Tuesday in Sagay.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP identified the suspects as Jomel Pastorpede Amelio, 23, single, “Alyas Letoy”; Ronald Cabahug Amelio, 44, married; Gina Gumban Amelio, 49, married; Danilo Cabahug Amelio, 55, married; Antonio Sabordo Amelio, 62, married and Armando Salinas Amelio, 30, single, all of Sagay City.

7 Explosives found, turned over to police

Seven pieces of explosives were unearthed in an excavation job purposely for a septic tank in Purok United, Barangay Fabrica, Sagay City around 5:00 p.m. Monday, in the residence of Romeo Cabahug Arais, 22, married.

One of the seven explosives ignited and caused slight harm to a minor.

Cabahug immediately informed Village Chief Merle Demavibas of Barangay Fabrica who called up the Sagay Police.

The police immediately secured the place and recovered the explosives for safekeeping.

Gov. Marañon, Capitol heads attend LED strategy planning

Thirty-eight Capitol department and office heads are currently attending the two-day Local Economic Development Strategy Planning jointly organized by the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) and the Provincial Economic Development and Investment Center (PEDIC) that started yesterday at the Beach House in Sagay City.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. together with the Capitol department and office heads during the first day of the Local Economic Development Strategy Planning jointly organized by the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) and the Provincial Economic Development and Investment Center (PEDIC) yesterday, at the Beach House in Sagay City.*(Capitol photo)