TESDA turned over 50 solar night kits to residents of Typhoon Yolanda-ravaged island of Brgy. Molocaboc in Sagay City, yesterday.*(Capitol photo)
Seven people were hurt including the drivers of the tricycle and the Willy-type jeep in a vehicular accident about 9:30AM, Saturday along the national road at Hacienda Amparo, Brgy. Old Sagay.
Traffic reports identified the victims as: Roquita Sabala, 63, of Brgy. Old Sagay; Alicia Kugahit, 57, of Brgy. Lopez Jaena; Kith Contreras, 23, of Hacienda Amparo; Princess Ardemia, 13, of Purok Santan 2, Brgy. Old Sagay, all of them were passengers of the Honda TMX tricycle driven by Nino Pasaan, 24, of Sitio Quarry, Brgy. Rafaela Barrera, also in Sagay City.
Initial investigation said the tricycle was running from Old Sagay and swerved to the left side of the road causing his sidecar to hit the approaching Willy-type jeep driven by Emelio Aballe Jr.
Aballe and his passenger, Dante Flores, 27, of Brgy. Andres Bonifacio was also hurt due to the accident.
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is giving 50 kits of solar night lights to victims of Super Typhoon "Yolanda" in Molocaboc Island in Sagay City, Negros Occidental.
TESDA secretary Joel Villanueva said the solar night lights will help residents of the typhoon-stricken island to have safe lighting system at night, according to a press release from TESDA.
Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., TESDA provincial director Lorena Yunque, and TESDA Regional Training Center (RTC) –Talisay administrator Joel Villagracia will turn over the solar upgrade kits to the Molocaboc residents tomorrow (Tuesday).
The solar night light is a technology developed by MyShelter Foundation led by Illac Diaz and the engineering students of the University of Sto. Tomas.
The technology is now being taught by TESDA Training institutions.
NNFCCII President Lucio Chua, SNFCCCII President John Yap, Sagay City Mayor Alfredo "Thirdy" Marañon with Directors Philip Yap, NNFCCCII Honorary President Reynaldo Espina, Directors Aidas Uy, Sahlee Chua, Roger Yap, Johnny Yap, Barangay Captain John "Budoy" Bersolto of Himogaan Baybay, Sagay City spearheaded the distribution of relief goods to the Yolanda super typhoon victims in Sagay City with the FFCCCII.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
NEGROS OCC. Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. inspects the 45-year old Mango tree uprooted by the super typhoon in Sagay City.*(Capitol photo)
Four bodies were recovered in different areas in Negros Occidental, Monday with two of them were reportedly fished out of Sagay City and Cauayan waters.
Police authorities in La Castellana town led by PO3 Pleve Jun Composa recovered the body of alias Libing, 50, at Brgy. Puso road about 4AM, Monday.
The victim was a native of Sitio Mamballo, Brgy. Quintin Remo in Moises Padilla and was found with a hack wound on the neck causing his death. Suspect was identified as Richard Clarion, 30, of Brgy. Puso and was reportedly found with blood stains on his hands by a witness.
In spite of numerous complaints aired by residents of two sub-villages, Malipayon and Riverside with a combined population of 60 families in Fabrica, Sagay City, of the treasure hunting and digging operations mounted by public works contractor Andres "Andy" Taculod, and which could trigger a landslide, killing or injuring resident, the named contractor has ignored appeals succes-ively aired by village population, broadcaster Babes Gantalao and a unofficial spokes-woman of the affected places said over DYRL’s "Tungkaron Ta Ini" daily program, yesterday.
Taculod has been much-maligned by various sectors for carrying out the digging operation as the soil excavated is stacked high up on the hillsides of the two villages and which, with continued rains and wind, could trigger a landslide.
Police authorities are in custody of the suspect who reportedly hacked his neighbor at Purok Pico, Brgy. Tadlong in Sagay City.
Reports disclosed Raymond Padayogdog, 24, was voluntarily turned over by his parents to policemen for hacking Glen Andren while the latter was celebrating his birthday.
Investigation said, Andren was partying at their house with his friends when Padayogdog came and appeared to be under the influence of liquor and argued with the victim and left the party.
Later, the suspect came back armed with cane cutter and attacked the victim several times on the different parts of his body. He was immediately rushed to Cadiz City District Hospital and later transferred to Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital for medical treatment.
Three men in Sagay City were arrested by police authorities for alleged violation of the Comelec gun ban following the complaint filed against them by a resident
SPO2 Glen Portones with PO3 Leandro Juarez and PO2’s Jonathan Seronda and Allan Villaceran apprehended Adonis Cañete, 29; Kelvin Villacampa, 20 and cousin, Joel Villacampa, 19, all of Purok Busay, Hacienda Conchita 3, Brgy. Paraiso for violation of the Commission on Election (Comelec) gun ban following the report of 60-year old Carlito Balbero.
Police recovered a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver without serial number and loaded with five .38 special cartridges in its cylinder, one cane cutter and fan knife from Cañete and two bolos measuring 15.5 inches and 18.5 inches long from the possession of Kelvin Villacampa and cousin Joel, respectively.
A resident of Sagay City was arrested inside the Hall of Justice (HOJ) in Bacolod City yesterday morning for violation of Comelec gun ban.
SPO4 Fermin Pula with PO2 Jorlito E. Roldan and Security Guard Richard Trasmonte, of Eagle Matrix Security Agency arrested Reich Tabay, 40, of Brgy. Lopez Jaena, Sagay City when a handgun was recovered inside his bag during a standard inspection.
Investigation said, Tras-monte was conducting a standard procedure of inspecting the visitors of the Hall of Justice when he discovered a black box placed inside his back pack.