Kabankalan City

Cops Collar 2 with Shabu, Firearms in Checkpoint

Two persons acting maliciously in a checkpoint put up by Kabankalan City Police along the national highway in Barangay Talubangi at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, yielded shabu and firearms.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, acting Kabankalan PNP chief identified the suspects as Francis Soliman 27, and Edmund Arroyo Montalbo, 27, residents of SONEDCO, Barangay Tabugon, Kabankalan.

Santos said they took hold of the two riding a motorcycle while calling for Barangay Talubangi officials to witness the frisking.

Cops Collar Drug Suspect in Himamaylan City Buy Bust

Shabu worth P150, 000 and a firearm were confiscated by Himamaylan City PNP in a buy bust operation at 9:30 a.m. yesterday in Sitio Calasa, Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.

Police Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief, identified the suspect as Michael Buenaflor, 22, single, of the place.

Diocese of Kabankalan pays tribute to Atty. Cruz for helping Martial Law human rights victims

The Diocese of Kabankalan paid tribute to the late Atty. Francisco B. Cruz, a human rights lawyer, for his commitment and legal services to the victims of abuses during the Martial Law years.


KABANKALAN DIOCESE TRIBUTE. Left to right, Manuel Fortun, Jaoquin Fortun, Jenna Cruz-Fortun, Julio Cruz, Lita Cruz, Kerl Cruz, Kerr Michael Cruz, Bishop Patricio Buzon and Fr. Eryl Agus.*

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Road Mishap in Bago City Sunday

A motorcycle driver was killed and his brother was injured along with two others who are driver and passenger of a delivery van along national road of Purok Maghiliugyon in Barangay Taloc, Bago City around 4:28 a.m. yesterday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Roland Togle Gonzales, 24 years old, married of Purok Buhay-Buhay in Barangay Dulao, Bago City. He sustained head and body injuries and rushed to Bago City Hospital but was declared dead-on-arrival. He was thrown a few meters away from their motorcycle.

Brod Dies, Another Hurt in Stabbing

An older brother was killed while the younger one was injured when they were stabbed by a neighbour in Sitio Pitong in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Wednesday night.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, acting Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victim as Joemar Natividad, 31, who sustained multiple stab wounds in the body. He was declared dead on arrival at Lorenzo Zayco Memorial District Hospital.