Salvador Benedicto

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1 of 3 Fishermen Mistaken as NPAs Got Killed in DSB

A resident of Barangay Bagong Silang, Don Salvador Benedicto town in Negros Occidental was reportedly shot dead by an alleged Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (now KAPATIRAN) member in a river at Sitio Tangkongan and Sitio Bayabasan in the barangay around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. He was with two other companions.

The victim was reportedly identified as Robert Selendron, of legal age, according to his younger brother Reynold. Another companion, their uncle identified as Mario Dulman also escaped and unhurt.

DSB Warns Public vs. Buying Land in Town as Probe Goes On

The municipal government of Don Salvador Benedicto has warned the public against buying land in the town being advertised on a Facebook page.

Lawyer Cesar Beloria Jr., Executive Assistant for Legal and Administrative Affairs to DSB Mayor Marxlen de la Cruz told Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) yesterday that the FB page “is not the official FB Page of the current DSB Municipal Administration nor in any way connected with them.”

Negros Occ., 4 Cities, 5 Municipalities Win the Seal of Good Governance

DILG Provincial Director Ma Joy Maredith R. Madayag congratulates the province of Negros Occidental together with four (4) cities and five (5) municipalities for passing the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance.

The official results released yesterday by the Bureau of Local Government Supervision showed that the cities of Bago, Sagay, San Carlos, and Silay as well as the municipalities of Candoni, Don Salvador Benedicto, Hinobaan, Pontevedra and Valladolid passed the assessment.

The awarding ceremonies will be on November 27, 2017 at the PICC in Manila.

Amuck Shot Dead by DSB Police

A man who reportedly ran amuck was shot dead by a police officer around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday at Purok Mangga, Barangay Igmayaan in Don Salvador Benedicto town, Negros Occ.

The victim, identified as Danilo Loquiro, 27, also of the place, was shot by SPO2 Alfredo Chavez, 54, an organic member of Don Salvador Benedicto PNP, who responded to the call.

Loquiro reportedly went unruly for unknown reason at the campsite and threatened everyone he met with a machete, according to Pastor Jason de la Torre Estimo, 45.

5-year-old Boy Survives Mishap

A five-year-old boy survived when he was bumped by a Mitsubishi L300 aluminum van along Kilometer 59 in Purok Caimito, Barangay Bunga, Don Salvador Benedicto town, Negros Occ. around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Senior Inspector Joevito Bose, Don Salvador Benedicto PNP chief identified the victim as Mark Spencer Montilla, of Purok Cauayan, Barangay Bunga.

The driver of L300 van is Michael John Damo-os Muyco, 27, single, of Purok Balungay, Barangay 28, Bacolod City.