Victorias City

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Silaynon nabbed with firearm in Victorias

A resident of Silay City was arrested with firearm in Victorias City along the national highway in Bangga Mallorca, Barangay 13, Victorias around 2:10 p.m. Tuesday.

John Rey Hilado, 27, single, of Sitio Cubay, Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City, temporarily residing in Barangay Capitan Sabi, Barangay Zone 5, Talisay was riding a Honda XRM 125 registered to Satnam Singh when intercepted in a checkpoint by Victorias PNP.

50 complete free 3-day training on substance use prevention

Fifty participants completed the free 3-day live-in Regional Training on Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) for Substance Use on November 21-23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias City, Negros Occidental.

DR. ERNESTO A. PALANCA, (extreme right) Executive Director of NODRFI welcoming the delegates and participants. (From left) Dino Acuna, City of Victorias in behalf of Mayor Wantan Palanca, Ms. Emma R. Pastorfide, DDB Health Education and Promotion IV, Ms. Juvy Pepello, NODRFI Administrator, Pastor Little Jones Espeleta, and Mr. Noel L. Santos.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

Man Shot Dead in Own House

A man who went home after a fistfight with his relative was shot dead inside his residence around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in Sitio Bucio, Barangay 11, Victorias City.

Superintendent German Garbosa, Victorias PNP chief identified the victim as Eric Dione Abayon, 36, married.

He sustained a gunshot wound on his body and died on the spot, police report said.

The suspect was identified as Raul Abayon Cordero, of legal age, also resident of the place. He fled after the shooting.

‘Ang Dalangpan’ Drug Rehab Center Conducts Community Outreach

The Victorias City-based Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and its Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) also known as “Ang Dalangpan|, conducted a community outreach program to highlight the Drug Abuse Consciousness Month of November.

DRUG REHAB. (From left to right) Henry B. Laguna, Brgy. XIX-A Punong Barangay, Victorias City Mayor Francis Frederick “Wantan” P. Palanca, and Dr. Ernesto Palanca of Ang Dalangpan.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)