Kabankalan City

Cane Cutter Stabbed Dead; 1 Commits Suicide

A cane cutter or “sacada” from Antique province was stabbed dead while a man ended his life, by hanging himself over a misunderstanding with girlfriend both in Kabankalan City on December 25.

Police Superintendent Herman Garbosa, Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victims as Clementino Samillano, Jr., “Alias Noknok”, 25, Lawaan, Antique, worker at Hacienda San Lucas in Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan City and Joren Java, 21, single of Barangay Pinaguinpinan, Kabankalan City.

Gov. Marañon Turns Over P250,000 Educational Assistance to Southland College Students

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led in the turnover of educational assistance worth P250,000 to 100 college students of Southland College in Kabankalan City last Thursday.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated center) together with Board Member Jose Benito Alonso and Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer, among others, at the turnover of educational assistance worth a total of P250,000 to college students of Southland College in Kabankalan City.* (Capitol photo)

Gov. Marañon Turns Over P.5 M Worth of Crop Insurance

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led in the turn over of P595,340 worth of crop insurance to Negrense farmers enrolled under the Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program (NFUCIP) in a ceremony held at the Capitol Social Hall, yesterday.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Atty. Jovy C. Bernabe, president of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation and Charlito Brilleta, regional manager of PCIC–VI (seated l-r) together with farmer-beneficiaries at the turnover of NFUCIP claims at the Capitol Social Hall, yesterday.* (Capitol photo by Richard Malihan)

Live-in Partner Yields Shabu, Firearm in Buy Bust

A live-in partner yielded suspected shabu and firearm in a buy bust operation and one more suspect was also arrested in another operation both in Binalbagan town in Negros Occidental, Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Albert Sy, Binalbagan PNP chief identified the live-in partner as Alfred Alvarado Guadalupe, alias “Rael” 41, of Roxas Street, Barangay 5 in Kabankalan City; and Mary Ann Saranillo Corativo, 27, of Barangay Camugao also of Kabankalan City.

Police operatives arrested the suspects at 5:45 p.m. Monday at their rented house in Barangay Progreso, Binalbagan.

CIDG- Bacolod Nabs Robbery Suspects in Kabankalan

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Bacolod arrested two wanted persons in the hinterland barangays of Kabankalan City 6 a.m. Saturday.

Police Inspector Renoli Bagayao led the raiding team in serving the arrest warrant against Ariel De la Torre Pagador, “Alias Arnel”, 18 of Sitio Agdao, Barangay Tapi, Kabankalan City; and Ricky Moreno Española “Alias Bodoy Butod” 40 of Purok Mangga, Barangay Mandao, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental.