Cyrus Garde

2 die in road mishaps

Two more persons were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday and Sunday, in E.B. Magalona and Bago City, police reports disclosed.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, acting E.B. Magalona police chief identified the victim as Erlinda Sancho, 65, of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Alicante in the town.

She died on arrival at Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City due to head and body injuries.

Sancho was crossing the road in Bangga Kawayan, Barangay Alicante when bumped by a speeding vehicle driven by Leonard de Asis, 30.

Bizman nabbed

A businessman from Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City was arrested by policemen at his residence Sunday for double murder in San Carlos City.

Bacolod Police Station 6 operatives, when they arrested Antonio Chua, 44, after serving the arrest warrant issued by Judge Danilo Amisola of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 57 in San Carlos, also recovered several sachets of shabu and drug paraphernalias.

No bail was recommended for Chua’s temporary liberty.

On ‘Presence of a Vigilante Group in Bacolod', PNP Facing Blank Wall

A vigilante group calling itself the Anti-Crime Judicial Unit (ACJU) is reportedly targetting 200 individuals either involved in or protecting illegal activities in Negros and Panay, a source said yesterday.

The “intel” source, on condition of anonymity, told the Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) that ACJU is the group behind recent ambush-slays of prominent persons in Bacolod allegedly involved in illegal activities.

2 Killed, 6 Hurt in ‘Strafing’

CADIZ CITY - Was it overkill or mistaken identity?

This was how Cadiznons here describe the killing of two residents, including a minor girl, and wounding of 6 others when strafed by Army soldiers who are members of Charlie Company of the 62nd Infantry Battalion at Tabanao-Banquerohan Bridge, Barangay Banquerohan, this city, at about 4:15 a.m. yesterday.

Intel Unit Member of 62nd IB in Negros Shot Dead

A member of the Intelligence Unit (IU) of 62nd Infantry Battalion based in Barangay Bato, Sagay City was gunned down inside a cockpit in Barangay San Isidro in Toboso town around 5:00 pm, Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Joevito Bose, Toboso PNP chief identified the victim as Corporal Nelson “Nelsky” Marino, of legal age, resident of Toboso.

Bose said Marino was in civilian clothes when he entered the cockpit about 5:00 pm, Sunday. He sus-tained gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.