Sagay City

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2 SCAA Killed, 2 Captured But Freed Later, 1 Wounded in NPA Attack of Detachment

SAGAY CITY - Two paramilitary men were killed, two abducted but released later and one wounded when alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) numbering about 50 attacked a paramilitary detachment in Hacienda Erlinda at Sitio Aliwanay, Barangay General Luna here about 5:30 a.m. yesterday.

Police Inspector Adrian James Albaytar, Deputy Police chief of Sagay City PNP said the attack was sudden that the occupants in the hacienda compound owned by newly-elected city councillor of Sagay City Christopher “Atoy” Marañon were caught by surprise.

Man with firearm nabbed

Police operatives arrested a man with a homemade firearm, at Purok Tahanan in Barangay Poblacion 2, Sagay City Saturday morning.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay OIC police chief, identified the suspect as Charlie Antrone Garcia, 20, single “Alias Toto” of Barangay Taba-ao, Sagay.

Confiscated from him was a piece of 12-gauge improvised shotgun, locally known as “sulpak”, with one inserted bullet of a 12-gauge and another extra live bullet of the same caliber.

He is detained and charged with violation of RA 10591.*


Man dies in motorcycle-truck crash

A man driving his motorcycle was killed when he hit a parked cargo truck in Barangay Road in the vicinity of Purok Kalubihan, Barangay Bato, Sagay City at 7:09 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay OIC police chief identified the victim as Ariel Macatunao Villarin, 25, married, of Purok Marang, Barangay Bato, Sagay.

The victim sustained fatal head and body injuries and was declared dead on arrival at nearby Alfredo Marañon Sr. District Hospital.

Construction worker electrocuted

A construction worker was electrocuted when he touched an open wire at a Senior High School which was under construction around 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Barangay General Luna, Sagay City.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP chief identified the victim as Joemarie Argel Colasisang, 32, single, of Crossing F. I, Barangay Cabahug, Cadiz City.

He was rushed to Lopez District Planter Foundation Hospit but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Rebecca Joje Marquez.

Missing driver found in Sagay

The missing “habal-habal” driver who was reported missing in Iglamgam River, Sitio Lubi, Barangay Tadlong, Sagay City was found dead around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

The victim was identified by Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP chief as Ronnie Belicario Soberano, 33, single, of Sitio Pinag-iwatan, Barangay Tadlong.

Police disclosed that the victim was reported missing around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday while trying to clean his motorcycle and his feet at the overflow when he accidentally fell to the river. Strong water current carried him away.