Another Ceres Bus Collision!

1 Killed, 1 Critical in Ceres Bus, Motorcycle Collision

A driver of motorcycle was killed on the spot and his companion was in critical condition after it collided with Ceres Bus running opposite direction in Km 109, Sitio Stop Aguinaldo, Barangay San Isidro, Toboso, Negros Occidental about 1:10pm Saturday.

Police Senior Inspector Roberto Mansueto, Toboso PNP police chief identified the fatality as Ernie Rapana, legal age and resident of Sitio Lacanon, Barangay Pinupu-gasan, Escalante City. He sustained head and body injuries and died on the spot.

NDB Exclusive: JUDGE ORDERS GAG ON TOBOSO RECOUNT; Denies Motion to Dismiss

San Carlos Regional Trial Court Judge Katherine Go of Branch 59 has imposed a “gag order” on the parties involved in the recount of the 2013 election result in Toboso, Negros Occidental.

Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella joins the launching of SM Foundation’s Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan Farmers Training Program at the Bacolod City Agriculture Demo Farm in Brgy. Alijis yesterday. Also in photo are (from left) City Agriculture Office head Atty. Hermilo Paoyon and Cristie Angeles, AVP-SM Foundation, Inc.* (CMO-PIO photo)

Ceres Bus Fare Collector, Cattle Rustler Nabbed with Firearms

Police operatives arrested a Ceres bus fare collector and a cattle rustler with unlicensed firearms Saturday.

Rolando Aspera, 28, of Sitio San Roque, Barangay Salamanca, Toboso was drunk when he fired his .9mm caliber firearm that caused panic to other passengers about 1:20am Saturday at North Bound Terminal.

An unidentified policeman from Victorias City in civilian clothes arrested him and turned over to Police Station 3 headed by Police Senior Inspector Ruel Culanag.

Aspera yielded the unlicensed firearm loaded with four live ammunitions and one empty shell.

Toboso Should Move, Jaojoco Says as He Calls for Reconciliation with Rivals

“Toboso should move on.”

This was the call of Mayor Richard Jaojoco after he claimed that he won the Court-ordered recount of the election results of the 2013 election recount even as he called for a reconciliation with his political rivals.

The recount ended Friday night after San Carlos Judge Katherine Go ordered two extensions of the proceedings.

“The Court will make a decision in two weeks time,” Jaojoco said.

Former Brgy. Captain Ma. Luisa Dela Cruz, who challenged Jaojoco for the town’s top post filed the petition to recount the election results.

‘Don’t Twist The Facts’

TOBOSO - “Don’t twist the facts.”

This is the call of the petitioner in the recount in Toboso, Negros Occidental.

Maria Luisa Dela Cruz, former president of the Association of Barangay Captains of the town told Negros Daily Bulletin yesterday that “even if the process will last until next elections, it won’t matter as what is important is that the voice of the people through their votes come out.”

Dela Cruz challenged incumbent Mayor Richard Jaojoco for the town’s mayorship during the 2013 polls.


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