Victorias City

Fisherman Missing

A fisherman was missing after he went fishing off seawaters of Victorias and Culasi in Iloilo province around 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 30.

Francisco Dumadaug, of legal age, of Barangay Daan Banwa, Victorias City, Negros Occidental reportedly went fishing in his motor banca. But due to big waves, he has failed to come home that day.

The Victorias City Rescue team had informed the Philippine Coast Guard and asked for assistance.

The PCG under Lt. Commander Ramil Palabrica conducted search and rescue operation but still failed to find him.

Woman Sexually Abused, 2 Suspects Eye-autopsy Showed

The autopsy reports of Police Region 6 (PRO-6) Medicol Legal officer, Dr. Owen Libaquin indicated that a 26-year-old woman of Victorias City found dead inside a sugar cane field in Bangga Aslum, Barangay Sto. Niño, in EB Magalona was sexually abused.

Libaquin said that a hard object penetrated the private parts of the victim and there was struggle on her part as shown in hematoma on her arms and thigh while she was being undressed of her under wears.

Atty. Edgardo Y. Acuña Elected President of Negros del Norte Planters’ Ass’n

Atty. Edgardo Y. Acuña, former Provincial Board Member of the 2nd District of Negros Occidental was unanimously elected President of the Negros Del Norte Planters’ Association Incorporated (NNPAI) at the Annual General Membership Meeting and Election of the Officers and Board of Directors held at the Victorias Milling Company Golf and Country Club, Saturday. Elected were: Vice-President Luis C. Locsin, Secretary Manuel Frederick “Manman” Ko, Treasurer Nadina Gustilo; Board of Directors Mayor Jose “Oti” L. Montelibano, Renato S. Lacson, Eduardo D. Gargar, Eduardo Lopingco, Sandra M. Fermin, Armando Valmayor, Dr. Albert Jo, Miguel Antonio Lacson, Marichris L. Corro, Felix J. Robles, Manuel “Manolet” Escalante. General Manager is Armin A. Evangelista.

Atty. Edgardo Y. Acuña, newly elected President of Negros Del Norte Planters’ Association Incorporated delivers his President’s Message, while Nadina Gustilo delivers her Treasurer’s Report during the Annual General Membership Meeting at Victorias Milling Company Golf and Country Club.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

 Army Soldier Hurt in the Himamaylan City Encounter

2 Killed in Victorias City Morning Fire

VICTORIAS CITY - An overcharged cellphone battery caused fire that burned a house and killed two occupants, while three other houses were partially damaged around 1:45 a.m. yesterday at Purok Ajinomoto, Barangay 9, this City.

Fire Officer 1 Meljun John Sellador, Victorias City Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Arson investigator identified the victims as Lalaine Francisco, 41, and her nephew John Lloyd Francisco, 13. They both sustained third degree burns and died on the spot.

5 Nabbed in Buy Bust; Intensified Campaign On

Five persons were collared by police operatives in its campaign against illegal drugs in Victorias, Kabankalan and Bacolod cities, Wednesday night.

Police Chief Inspector Mark Anthony Darroca led the Provincial Anti-Illegal Drug Task Group, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Negros Island Region and Victorias City PNP swooped down on the suspect around 11:15 p.m. and arrested four suspects in Fermont Village, Barangay 7, Victorias City.


Alan Gensoli Arman Toga Cyrus Garde Desiderio Deferia Edith Colmo
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