Police issued a statement denying that the person shot dead about 3:30am on Good Friday in Escalante city was their asset.
Supt. Leo Batiles, Escalante City PNP chief said that victim Rogelio Bordaje, 40, married, of Brgy. Bonifacio was shot dead by still unidentified suspect along the highway of Purok Margarita, Brgy. Balintawak in the city.
Doubts of his being a drug pusher was also denied by Batiles pending investigation evaluation why he was carrying prohibited shabu recovered from his pocket.
Police said Bordaje, a Job Order employee of Escalante City government and alleged trisikad driver at night, was assigned as subpoena delivery employee at the local court.
As her skeletal remains were finally found in Nueva Ecija
More netizens expressed anger for the beheading of a 32-year old Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who hails from Barangay Asia in Hinoba-an town as they lambasted her employer Dennis Samson, his wife and his brother-in-law who was tagged by policemen in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija in the kiliong.
Reports gathered by NDB also through the online media disclosed that even residents of the United Kingdom doubted Dennis Samson’s claim that he was in UK and had nothing to do with Maribel Alpas’ killing.
Cabiao PNP commander, Chief Inspector Eric de Venancio tagged Samson’s brother-in-law, Elcielo Valdez as the prime suspect and another John Doe who served as the multicab driver as accomplice in the beheading of Alpas.
The Ceres-La Salle Football Club has bared the 30-man pool of players in a press briefing yesterday representing the country in the AFC President’s Cup Group B qualifiers slated on May 6 to 10, 2014 at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium.
But head Coach Ali Rojas Go said the official line-up will be reduced to a 23-man team come tournament proper.
For sure, only two foreign players will be allowed to be part of the team, Go said. He added, the official line-up will be known a week before the tournament.
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President’s Cup Local Organizing Committee chairman Nicolas Golez is asking Negrenses’ support in hosting Group B qualifiers on May 6 to 10, 2014 at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan.
Golez said all the matches are open to the public for free. He encouraged all football clubs in the country to come out and support the home team.
The free admission will be on open bleachers and some parts of the stadium, he said.
Nicolas Golez asks all-out support of Negrenses to watch the games of Ceres-La Salle FC against the tough teams in Group B.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
A robber and a marijuana cultivator were arrested by police operatives in separate incidents on Holy Thursday and Good Friday in Bacolod City.
A robber identified as Raymund Jison, of legal age and resident of Brgy. 1, La Carlota City was arrested in a follow-up operation by Bacolod Police Station 6 operatives led by Police Chief Inspector Placido Gentoleo.
JOINT REGIONAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT 6 (RIU 6) - PHILIPPINE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (PDEA) - CITY ANTI-ILLEGAL DRUGS SPECIAL OPERATIONS TASK GROUP (CAIDSOTG) agents led by RIU6’s PO3 Joshua Barile (right photo), PO2 Jerome Javier, CAIDSOTG’s PSI Jose Mulleta, CIB’s SPO1 Rodney Ruiz, Bacolod Police Station 5’s PSI Leo Canag & PDEA’s Investigation Agent 1 John Carlo Daquiado uprooted 37 Marijuana plants in Purok 7, Brgy. Granada, Bacolod at 10 a.m. on Holy Friday (April 18). They arrested the plants’ cultivator, 45-yr. old Ricardo Agana Navarro alias Ricky Navarro/Ricky Agana, of Murcia & temporarily residing at Puirok 7 in Granada (handcuffed, left photo) who had been under RIU surveillance. * (Arman Toga / Rox Estrella)
Jison was about to flee from a house they victimized at about 1130 p.m. Thursday at City Heights Subdivision in Taculing, Bacolod.
His unidentified companion escaped with the jewelries they looted from the house of John Paul Lee, owner of Gemini Hardware.
Police authorities are entertaining an angle of love triangle in the killing of a Himamaylan City resident who went to visit his daughter with estranged wife in Sitio Dalayapan, Brgy. Caduhaan, Cadiz City when ambushed in Hda. Candelaria Brgy. Purisima in Manapla about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The victim, Alejandro Jocson, 29, of Sitio Mambato, Brgy. Tooy, Himamaylan City and separated from his wife for years now, is an employee of Project Dungganon in Bacolod City.
He sustained gunshot wounds in the forehead and other parts of the body from yet unknown caliber of firearm.
Following the sweeping of both men and women badminton team tie competition, Western Visayas also dominated the individual competition bagging three out of five titles in the just ended 2014 PRISAA National Games held in Davao Del Norte Sports Tourism Complex in Tagum City.
Mike Minuluan won the title in men’s singles, while teammate Christian Sison was 1st runner-up.
Central Visayas’ Archangelo Ouano and Kevin Bergantin placed 2nd runner-up. Minuluan and Sison were also part of the WV team that ruled the men’s team tie. Minuluan was adjudged Most Valuable Player.
The Palaro-bound athletes of Western Visayas will take a respite from their training in celebration of Lenten season and are home-bound today, April 16.
The athletes started their respective training April 1 as mandated in the memorandum signed by Western Visayas Department of Education Officer-In-Charge Regional Director Corazon P. Brown.
They will resume their training on April 21 before their departure on April 27 for the annual sports competition in Brgy. Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna slated May 4 to 10, 2014.
This year’s theme is "Sports: A way of life".
Cabiao police authorities in Nueva Ecija province seem to be in conflict as to the filing of murder charges against the suspected killers of Negrense Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Maribel Alpas of Hinoba-an town in southern Negros Occidental.
First, the Cabiao police under Sr. Inspector Eric De Venancio said that the filing of charges was made last March 31 at te Nueva Ecija Provincial Prosecutor’s Office in Cabanatuan City.
At least five unidentified suspects, three of them minors ganged up on a Barangay Tan-awan resident in Kabankalan City, killing him Saturday afternoon and wounding 5 others outside of the barangay basketball court, police reports said.
Brgy. Tan-awan was celebrating its annual fiesta Saturday.
Supt Salvador Dagoon, Kabankalan police chief identified the victim as Leo Art Arante, of legal age and resident of Tan-awan.
Arante sustained at least 10 gunshot wounds in different parts of his body. He died on the spot.
Arante at first managed to run to the nearest house for cover and took an unidentified minor he used as human shield.