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Man commits suicide in Valladolid

A 37-year old man committed suicide and his body was found by relatives around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday in Purok Mainuswagon, Barangay Sagua Banwa, Valladolid town.

The victim was identified by Senior Inspector Junjie Liba, Valladolid PNP OIC police chief as Joewie Alba Patalinhog, resident of the place.

He was found dead by his mother Ana Maria, 55, who informed the Valladolid police. She said her son was found inside the comfort room full of blood and has lacerated wound on his left wrist.


PASKUA SA DOLID. Mayor Enrique ‘Bebot’ R. Miravalles with Vice-Mayor Octavio Pagsuberon and Sangguniang Bayan members spearhead the Lantern Parade and switch-on ceremony of light-a-tree in Paskua sa Dolid 2017 at the Valladolid Public Plaza last December 12.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

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.

2 Nabbed in Drug Busts

Two alleged drug suspects were arrested in separate drug operations by police operatives in Talisay City and Valladolid town at dawn yesterday.

The suspects were identified as Noel Albolario Aguilar, 38, married, of Sitio Bat-os, Barangay Zone 11, Talisay City and Rudy Geograpia Ortega, Jr., 30, single, “Alias Molmol,” of Purok Pagi, Barangay Central Tabao, Valladolid town, Negros Occidental.

Aguilar was arrested by Talisay City PNP around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at Purok Everlasting, Brgy. Zone 11, Talisay City, Negros Occidental.