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Overseer Shot Dead

A hacienda overseer in Talisay City was shot dead along the national highway of Barangay Marina in Binalbagan town, Negros Occ. around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Rolando Hermoso, 56, married, of Barangay Guintubhan, Isabela town. He sustained a gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.

Grande said the victim alighted from a private vehicle and was shot by yet unidentified suspect. He believes that the suspect had a companion inside the car.

Binalbagan Mayor Encourages Support for Indigenous People

A public official here is calling for the proper recognition of Indigenous People and to give full support to their needs.

BINALBAGAN MAYOR ON IPs. Mayor Emmanuel Aranda of Binalbagan says they consider Indigenous Peoples in the town as mainstream residents and as brothers in Christ, during a press conference for the town’s hosting of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples last August 9 at the Binalbagan Municipal Covered Court.*(PIA photo)

Jobless Man Arrested for Drugs

A jobless man, whose parents hail in nearby Binalbagan town, Negros Occ. was arrested in a drug bust around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Gatuslao Street, Purok Tandang Sora, Barangay 2, Himamaylan City.

Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan City PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Ernesto Gayongala Verde, Jr., 36, resident of the place.

Police was able to apprehend him after he handed one small sachet of suspected shabu worth P500 to a poseur-buyer policeman in exchange of P500 marked money.

Binalbagan Resident Nabbed in Bacolod Drug Bust

A resident of Binalbagan, Negros Occidental was arrested by Bacolod City Police Office Drug Enforcement Unit led by Police Senior inspector Adrian James Albaytar at corner Hernaez-Lacson Streets in Barangay 39, Bacolod City around 2:30 a.m. yesterday, May 24, 2017.

Albaytar identified the suspect as John Yulo Del Olmo, 37, single, of Purok Darigold, Barangay San Vicente, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental.