Silay City

Sandiganbayan Denies MR vs Golez in Silay IT Case

The Second Division of Sandiganbayan denied with finality the motion for reconsideration (MR) filed by the Office of the Special Prosecutor of the Ombudsman in relation to the dismissal of the case filed against Vice Mayor Mark Andrew Arthur Golez.

In its decision dated August 15, 2015 and signed by Associate Justices Maria Cristina Cornejo, Teresita Diaz-Baldos and Ma. Theresa Dolores Gomez-Estoesta, the second division denied the MR against Golez, “whom we find probable cause non-existent.”

Eatery Owner Shot Dead by Butcher in Silay City

An eatery owner was shot dead by a butcher along Burgos-Bonifacio Streets, Barangay 2, Silay City about 12:00 noon yesterday.

Silay City PNP identified the victim as Roy Singhid, 29, of Rizal Highway, Barangay 5 of the city.

He sustained seven gunshot wounds in the head from an improvised 12-gauge shotgun locally known as “sulpak”.

Singhid was rushed to Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital in the city but was declared dead about 2:30 pm by attending physician.

Singhid owned an eatery also in the city.

Man Kills Live-in Partner

A 21-year-old man under the influence of illegal drugs for three days, stabbed and killed his live-in partner and their 9-month-old son due to jealousy at their rented house at 7:45 am yesterday in Purok Paradise, Barangay Rizal, Silay City, Negros Occidental.

Superintendent Rosauro Francisco, Silay City PNP chief identified the victim as Sakura Hannah Jimenea, 20, and their 9-month-old son, Ace.

Jimenea sustained a stab wound in the chest that pierced her heart resulting to instantaneous death.

Four LGUs Sign MOA for Metro Negros CRMDC

The cities of Bacolod, Talisay and Silay and the Municipality of E.B. Magalona signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) creating the Metro Negros Coastal Resources Management and Development Council (Metro Negros CRMDC) in a ceremony held at Silay Civic Center in Silay City, yesterday.

Mayors Monico Puentevella of Bacolod City, Jose Montelibano of Silay City and Eric Saratan of Talisay City (seated l-r) together with Bacolod City Councilor Sonya Verdeflor, Executive Asst. to the Governor Angel Verdeflor, Allan Villaruz of E.B. Magalona, and local officials, among others, at the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement for the Metro Negros Coastal Resources Management and Development Council held in Silay City, yesterday.* (Capitol photo)

Ceres Bus Road Mishap Victims Known

The Ceres Bus passenger victims that figured in a road mishap in KM 22, Barangay Sto. Niño highway in EB Magalona about 8:00 Wednesday morning were identified by their families.

Police Senior Inspector Conrad Rances, EB Magalona PNP chief said that victims’ relatives identified the bodies at Catherine Funeral Parlor in Barangay 2 in the town.

The incident involved two Ceres buses owned by Vallacar Transit, Incorporated where four were killed and about 43 other passengers were injured.