Cyrus Garde

Commotion Reporter in Candoni Town Hunted

Police authorities are now looking into the identity of the person who reported to Candoni PNP that there was commotion at Barangay Caninggay, Candoni on February 18 in the evening, which resulted to the ambush of responding police operatives.

Police Senior Inspector Varie Villalobos, Candoni PNP chief said, they are hunting Christopher Sabio of the incident which killed two policemen and wounded two civilians. Two other policemen survived.

Villalobos doubts his men were set-up by Sabio.

Brothers Electrocuted, 1 Dies

SAGAY CITY - Two brothers were electrocuted on a live wire while applying fertilizer in a sugarcane field in Purok Ipil-Ipil, Barangay Bulanon here, Sunday. One of them died.

Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpus, acting Sagay PNP chief identified the fatality as Jerry Bisano, Jr., 17 years old, resident of the place.

Jerry died on the spot after sustaining third degree burns from a live wire attached to the main post of the Northern Negros Electric Cooperative (NONECO).

NOPSSCEA Athletes to Depart Tuesday for WVPRISAA in Capiz

Hundreds of athletes and officials representing Negros Occidental Private School Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) will depart for Roxas City, Capiz tomorrow and Wednesday for the 2016 Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (WVPRISAA) meet on February 24 to 28.

The athletes will depart tomorrow followed by officials on Wednesday.

This will be the last time NOPSSCEA will compete in the sports competition with Western Visayas.

Next year, they will be a separate region, the Negros Island Region NIR) or Region 18.

59 yr-old Woman Killed, Granddaughter Injured in Road Mishap, Police Reports

A 59-year-old woman was killed and her granddaughter was injured when they were bumped by a wayward vehicle after colliding with a passenger tricycle loaded with vegetable at the corner of Rosario-Mabini, Barangay 36, Bacolod City around 2:00 a.m. yesterday.

Police traffic investigator at Police station 1 identified the victim as Carmelita Azuela, 59, married of Purok Sigay, Barangay 2 here. She died on arrival at Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital due to head and body injuries caused by the impact of the accident.