Kabankalan City

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)

2 Killed in Hacking, Stabbing

Two persons were killed in separate hacking and stabbing incidents in Kabankalan and San Carlos cities Friday evening.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, OIC Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victim as Joey Mandialuna Laluya, 25, and native of Purok Lakatan, Labangan, Zamboanga Del Sur, temporarily residing in Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan City.

He sustained hack wound in the body and was found along the national highway of the barangay 7:45 p.m. Friday. He is an employee of Gold Coin Lending Corporation in Kabankalan City

Live- in Partner Nabbed in Buy Bust at Hinigaran; 1 in Kabankalan City

A live-in partner was arrested in buy bust operation by Hinigaran PNP 10:15 Friday morning in Purok Kalubihan at barangay 2 Poblacion, in the town while another person was arrested in Kabankalan City 2:40 p.m. Thursday.

Police Chief Inspector Alan Gary Resuma, Hinigaran OIC police chief identified the suspects as Gladys Jamora Joven, “Alias Dayday”, 28, of the place and her live-in partner Benjamin Jeremy Ledesma, 29 of Barangay Bagroy in Binalbagan town.

Joven is the No. 2 drug personality in the town as per police watch list.

Kabankalan City Cops Nab 4 in Raid, Buy Bust

The target of raid and buy bust operation of police was arrested by Kabankalan City PNP including three others who were visiting a drug den in Barangay Bantayan, Kabankalan City Saturday.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP OIC police chief identified the target suspect as Loreto Villeges, 32, of Purok 5, Barangay Bantayan.

She said that they conducted a buy bust operation against the suspect and served him with a warrant to search illegal drugs and firearms from his possession.