Cyrus Garde

Mechanic Dies in ‘Freak’ Mishap

A 63-year-old mechanic was overran by a Mitsubishi Delica while fixing its engine inside the garage in Mt. Carmel Subdivision in Binalbagan town, Sunday evening.

Police identified the victim as Rodolfo Egca Zaguirre, married, of Sitio Botong, Barangay San Pedro, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental.

He sustained injuries on his chest and both knees while sitting in front of the vehicle.

3 Arrested ‘NPA’s Freed

Three alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) arrested by Army soldiers while at the vicinity of encounter site running in Sitio Old Upper Mabini in Barangay Mabini, Escalante City were released 5:00 p.m. Sunday by Escalante City PNP.

Released from detention were Robert Mayordomo Gantalao, 23 and his brother Alex, 18; and Benviniedo Bawa-an Gantalao, 47, their uncle, all residents of the said place.

Slain NPA in Escalante Encounter Retrieved by Comrades; 3 Nabbed

The unidentified teenage female rebel was taken by a multi cab early morning yesterday from the encounter site at Sitio Old Mabini in Barangay Mabini, Escalante City and brought to undisclosed place.

Superintendent Leonardo Borromeo, newly installed OIC City Police chief has reported that the area was not scourged properly by the Philippine Army and failed to locate the body of female rebel casualty.

The companions of the slain teenage rebel did not bring her cadaver to the city’s funeral parlor.

Person with Two Murder Cases Shoots His Own Neighbor

A person long wanted by Sipalay City PNP because of two arrest warrants for murder committed another crime by killing his neighbour 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Barangay Manlocahoc in the City.

Police Superintendent Luisito Acebuche, Sipalay City PNP chief identified the victim as Alan Agbon, 20, of Sitio Indangawan, Barangay Manlocahoc in the City.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds from an improvised shotgun.

The suspect was identified as Emerson Antipas, Jr., of legal age, also of the said place. He escaped after the killing and is subject of police manhunt.