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2 Killed in Road Mishap

Two persons riding in tandem were killed when they collided head-on with a cargo truck along intersection of Crossing Washington in Barangay Alimango in Escalante City around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Inspector Roberto Mansueto, acting police chief of Escalante City PNP identified the victims as Jestoni Amion Gregorio, 27, single, of Barangay Magticol in Toboso town, Negros Occidental; and Danilo Senining Sabite, 53, married, of Sitio Puting-Bato, Barangay Washington, also in this city.

Ex-Mayor, Wife Held Up

The former mayor of Moises Padilla and his wife were held up around 7 o’clock last night after emerging from their store.

Police Chief Inspector Joshua Villasis, Moises Padilla PNP chief said three unidentified suspects held up former mayor Frank Nazareno and his wife.

The suspects grabbed the bag being held by the former mayor after they closed their store and while waiting for their service vehicle.

Undetermined cash amount from the store’s earning of the day and checks were taken by suspects.

1 Killed in Himamaylan City Mishap; Manjuyod Rape Suspect Nabbed

A 38-year-old woman was killed when bumped by a speeding tricycle in Sitio Bajay in Barangay Poblacion 2, Himamaylan City, while the Manjuyod in Negros Oriental most wanted person for rape was nabbed in Kabankalan City Sunday.

Himamaylan City police identified the victim as Jean Pacheco, 38, single of Barangay Carabalan in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. She sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to nearby Gov. Valeriano Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital but was declared dead-on-arrival by attending physician.

1 Killed in Hacking

A farmer was hacked dead by fellow farmer while having a drinking binge in Sitio Lagha 1 in Barangay Quezon, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental around 1:00 a.m. Saturday.

Superintendent Jacob Crisostomo, acting police chief of San Carlos City identified the victim as Danilo Mingyao, 29, married, farmer of Sitio Pinamantawan in Barangay Quezon. He sustained multiple hack wounds in the body causing his death.

The suspect was identified as Anthony Sarmiento, 29, married, farmer, resident of the place. He escaped after the killing and is being hunted by police.

BFP Files Arson Case Against Suspect in Banago Blaze

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Bacolod City filed a case of arson against a resident of Purok Riverside, Zone 3 in Barangay Banago which resulted to the blaze that destroyed 175 houses around 8:00 a.m. last March 1.

Fire Superintendent Ro-dolfo Denaga, City Fire marshal has filed violation of Section 2 of Presidential Decree 1613, amending the Law of Arson against Lemuel Nobleza yesterday at the City’s Prosecutor’s office for torching his house after a quarrel with his wife that resulted to the big fire.