62nd Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army stationed in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, has its new commanding officer. The turn over ceremony was held yesterday, November 5 with Maj. Gen. Leonardo Rey Guerrero, commanding general, 3rd Infantry Division as presiding officer.
One was killed and 17 others were injured after a cargo truck they were riding figured in a mishap on their way home to Barangay Binagiohan, Escalante City at Sitio Salvacion 2, Barangay Lopez Jaena, Sagay City, about 5 p.m. Monday.
Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City PNP chief identified the fatality as Carlos Coliamat Encarquez, 54, of Sitio Laoyahan, Barangay Binagiohan Escalante. He fell to the Mitsubishi cargo truck after hitting an Indian mango.
SAGAY CITY - Police authorities arrested two suspects Sunday evening in the beheading of a couple Saturday at Purok Humayan, Barangay Rizal, this City.
Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City PNP acting police chief identified the suspects as Danilo Palacios and Joelito Mahusay, both of legal age and residents of the place.
They were arrested after a police follow-up operation. Another suspect is still at-large.
SAGAY CITY - Saturday became bloody for this city where a barangay kagawad and his wife were beheaded, and a cousin was killed after he dueled with his cousin in, these two separate incidents happened in Barangay of Rizal and Para-iso, this city, respectively.
Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay PNP acting police chief said, the first incident took place at the house of Barangay Kagawad Silverio Caro, 65, and his wife Nena, 64, both of Purok Humayan, Barangay Rizal, and a hinterland barangay in this city.
Sagay National High School ranked number one, besting 22 other schools during the Provincial Statistics Quiz followed by, Toboso National High School, Himamaylan National High School, Negros Occidental High School and Don~a Horfencia Salas Benedicto National High School at Grand Regal Hotel, yesterday.
CHAMPION. Sagay National High School students with their coach Alfie Silva (3rd from right) receive the cash prize worth seven thousand pesos from Dr. Felicidad Altalaguire (2nd from left), Jessamine Calma (2nd from right), Febe Quinco (right) and Lucille Arcedas (left) after ranking first in the Provincial Statistics Quiz at Grand Regal Hotel, recently.*(Capitol photo)