Aside from a bounty of P50,000 cash, Negros Occidental Police Provincial
Office (NOPPO) director SSupt Milko Lirazan ordered “shoot-to-kill” against the
killer of SPO1 Edcel Villanueva, 40, of San Carlos City assigned at Calatrava
PNP last February 26 in the evening.
Lirazan identified the suspect as Marcial Librando Garingo, “alias Tuloy” and
one John Doe. They were charged with murder at San Carlos City Prosecutor’s
Garingo is a member of the organized group in Northern Negros Occidental,
Lirazan considers Garingo and companion as “armed and dangerous.”
He said, the order was already confirmed by the higher PNP command and
disseminated to respective police stations in the province.
The cash reward was offered by unidentified “concerned individual”.
Garingo has a pending warrant of arrest for illegal possession of firearm and
murder of Senior Police Officer 1 Agustin Hulleza on November 16, 2013 in
Barangay Palampas, San Carlos City.
Hulleza is assigned at Toboso PNP.
The killing of Villanueva has linked to illegal drugs just like Hulleza and
two other policemen; PO1 Jan Gallenero, Jr., of La Carlota City and SPO4 Roger
Cañete of Silay City