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Man shot dead in Candoni

Police authorities are looking at an estafa case filed as the reason a victim was shot dead around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday by unidentified suspect in Purok Gumamela, Barangay West, Candoni town, Negros Occidental.

Police Senior Inspector Jaynick Bermudez, Candoni PNP police chief identified the victim as Jeffrey Jealson Amar Tamises, 39, married, resident of the place.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds on his left face and right shoulder and was rushed to Candoni Rural Health Unit but was declared dead on arrival by attending physician.

Negros Occ., 4 Cities, 5 Municipalities Win the Seal of Good Governance

DILG Provincial Director Ma Joy Maredith R. Madayag congratulates the province of Negros Occidental together with four (4) cities and five (5) municipalities for passing the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance.

The official results released yesterday by the Bureau of Local Government Supervision showed that the cities of Bago, Sagay, San Carlos, and Silay as well as the municipalities of Candoni, Don Salvador Benedicto, Hinobaan, Pontevedra and Valladolid passed the assessment.

The awarding ceremonies will be on November 27, 2017 at the PICC in Manila.

Cops Eye Land Conflict in Stabbing of Laborer

Police investigator of Candoni PNP is eyeing land conflict in the stabbing to death of a laborer. His body was found 9:20 a.m. Monday in Sitio Kalag-Kalag, Barangay Caningay, Candoni, Negros Occ.

Police Senior Inspector Jaynick Bermudez, Candoni police chief identified the victim as Jugie Dequilme Yap, 36, single, “Alyas Dodie“, native of Isabela town and temporarily residing in the said place.

The victim sustained at least seven stab wounds on his chest, upper back, right shoulder and right leg.

Collectors Robbed in Cadiz City and Candoni

Two collectors were held up and robbed of their money in Omapog Bridge, Barangay Luna, Cadiz City and in Barangay Haba in Candoni, Negros Occidental Tuesday and Monday, respectively.

Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, OIC Police Chief of Cadiz City PNP identified the victim as Joseph Siacor, Jr., 26, married, resident of Purok Mabuhay, Barangay Poblacion, Toboso town.

2 Nabbed with Firearms in Candoni

Two persons acting suspiciously inside a public market in Candoni town, Negros Occidental were arrested with hidden firearms Monday.

Senior Inspector Jaynick Bermudez, OIC police chief of Candoni PNP identified the suspects as Abito Lañohan, 25, of Minglanilla, Cebu and Romulo Delotendos, 37, of Sitio Malabago, Barangay East, Candoni.

Confiscated from them were one .45 caliber and one .357 caliber firearms loaded with bullets.