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.

Guv’s Cup Boxing Tourney Reset Date in Sagay

The president of the Negros Occidental Sports Coordinator and at the same time the sports coordinator of Sagay City have reset the date of the 8th Negros First Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Cup Open Boxing Championships in Sagay.

The date from October 22 to 28 will be moved to October 15-21, 2017.

This is because of non available billeting centers that can accommodate hundred of boxers from the province and also from Negros Oriental to participate.

Driver Electrocuted

The driver of a Prime Mover was electrocuted while fixing his electrical connection in Purok Paglaum, Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City around 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay City PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Lemuel Laniohan, 30, married, resident of the place.

His wife told police that her husband was cutting a PVC that holds the wire to replace it with bamboo. While cutting the PVC, he did not know that it touched a live wire connected to the one he was holding.

6-Year-Old Boy Dies in Motorcycle Crash

 A 6-year-old boy got killed while the driver and another backrider were injured when their motorcycle collided with a Nissan Pathfinder Pick-up at Bangga Tagnipis in Hacienda Amparo in Barangay Old Sagay in Sagay City Saturday night.

Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP OIC chief, identified the victim as Kienhon James Garcia Vistar, 6 years old, if Barangay Taba-ao in Sagay. He sustained head and body injuries and was declared dead-on-arrival at Lopez District Planters Foundation Hospital in that city.