Kabankalan City

Man Found Dead; Another Shot Dead

Two persons were killed in separate incidents in Kabankalan City and Toboso Monday.

The victims were identified as Jerry Mariano Terraña, 42, laborer and resident of Sitio Pacao, in Barangay Bantayan, Kabankalan City.

He was found dead with hack on the back and left arm, inside a sugarcane field in the said place by his brother Cornelio, 50, at around 8:30 a.m.

Kabankalan Sanggunian Named Best Performer in Component Cities Category

The Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Kabankalan was conferred the Local Legislative Award as Outstanding Sanggunian in Component Cities Category( National Level) during the Philippine Councilors League’s End-Term Assembly at the Iloilo Convention Center on March 8,2016.

AWARDING RITES. Kabankalan City Vice Mayor Delia Anacan (8th from left) receives the Award of Excellence Plaque and the cash award from DILG Secretary Senen Sarmiento ,as other city officials and guests look on. PCL president- Negros Occidental Chapter Raul Rivera stands 3rd from left.*

1 Killed in Himamaylan City Mishap; Manjuyod Rape Suspect Nabbed

A 38-year-old woman was killed when bumped by a speeding tricycle in Sitio Bajay in Barangay Poblacion 2, Himamaylan City, while the Manjuyod in Negros Oriental most wanted person for rape was nabbed in Kabankalan City Sunday.

Himamaylan City police identified the victim as Jean Pacheco, 38, single of Barangay Carabalan in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. She sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to nearby Gov. Valeriano Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital but was declared dead-on-arrival by attending physician.

Escapee Collared in Bacolod

An escapee from Bureau of Jail Management and Penology’s (BJMP) District Jail in Barangay 2, Kabankalan City, was recaptured in Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City, Saturday evening.

Robby Batalla, 35, of Hinigaran town, facing charges of possession of illegal drugs and possession of firearms bolted jail last March 1.

He escaped around 6:45 p.m. before the accounting of inmates, said Superintendent Rhea Santos, acting Kabankalan City PNP police chief.

Batalla ran as fast as he could and climbed the concrete fence topped with barbed wire, Santos added.

2 Die in Separate Motorcycle Mishaps

Two persons, including a minor were killed in separate motorcycle accidents in Kabankalan and Silay cities Sunday morning and evening.

In Kabankalan City, the victim was identified as Johnny Sibugan, 50, Chairman of Purok Paghidaet in Barangay Tampalon, Kabankalan City. He sustained head and body injuries when thrown away from a motorcycle he was riding driven by Richard Torguto, 37, also of Purok Paghidaet, Barangay Tampalon, Kabankalan City.