Kabankalan City

Judge Orders Arrest Of Three Suspects In Kabankalan City  

A Regional Trial Court judge in Kabankalan City has ordered the search and arrest of three suspects with family name like him for violation of RA 110591, or illegal possession of firearms in Sitio Bilad, Barangay Tagoc in the city Tuesday.

Judge Rodney Magbanua of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-61 in Kabankalan City issued a search warrant against Loreto Magbanua, 38, his brother Jerry, 36 and their mother Emma, 60, for possessing unlicensed firearm they used in threatening residents in the place.

SSS Kabankalan Extends Services to Hinoba-an Residents

The Social Security System (SSS) Kabankalan Branch offered its e-Mobile services to about 800 residents at the Pagbana-ag People’s Activity Center in Hinoba-an town, which is almost a three-hour bus ride from the SSS office. It is the second e-Mobile service activity conducted by SSS Kabankalan this year as part of its goal of bringing SSS closer to its members and their beneficiaries.


Left Photo shows the SSS Kabankalan employees assisting walk-in clients and members from Hinoba-an, a first class municipality situated at the southernmost town of Negros Occidental, during the event which was held from February 17 to 18.*

Man Drinking with Friend Stabbed Dead

A man drinking in his friend’s house was stabbed dead from behind by a suspect who immediately fled in Sitio Malabago in Barangay Inapoy, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Saturday.

Police identified the victim as Ronel Tupas, 21, of the place.

He was drinking in the house of his friend, Bernardo Yunque when the suspect came from behind and stabbed him.

Police did not yet disclose the motive of the killing but initial investigation disclosed, it is about personal grudge.

Police manhunt against the suspect is being conducted by Kabankalan City PNP.

DAR Turns Over Farm Facilities to Negros ARBs

A total of fifteen (15) units 10-wheeler dump trucks were turned over yesterday, June 1, to the Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs) in Negros Occidental, under the ARC Connectivity and Economic Support Services (ARCCESS) program of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), with Felix Perry Villanueva, Undersecretary as guest of honor. ARCCESS program is a major component of DAR that aims to assist the ARBOs to develope their business enterprise .


(Left photo) DAR UnderSecretary Felix Perry Villanueva, DAR NIR Director Stephen Leonidas, with Board Members Salvador Escalante and Victor Javellana representing Negros Occ. Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr., as well as leaders of various Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) in Negros Occidental cut the ceremonial ribbon for the turn over ceremony of 15 dump trucks (right photo), by DAR to ARBOs, yesterday at the Pavillon.* (EBColmo)