Salvador Benedicto

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DSB Warns Public vs. Buying Land in Town as Probe Goes On

The municipal government of Don Salvador Benedicto has warned the public against buying land in the town being advertised on a Facebook page.

Lawyer Cesar Beloria Jr., Executive Assistant for Legal and Administrative Affairs to DSB Mayor Marxlen de la Cruz told Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) yesterday that the FB page “is not the official FB Page of the current DSB Municipal Administration nor in any way connected with them.”

‘NPAs’ Kill ‘RPA-ABB Cmdr.’ ; ‘Cops Shot Dead’ Cadiznon

Nine armed men, suspected to be New People’s Army (NPA) hitmen, shot dead a farmer and alleged commander of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Bongcayao-Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Barangay Bago in Don Salvador Benedicto town.

In Cadiz, a suspected drug pusher got killed in a firefight with policemen in Barangay Zone 1.

DSB Police Station chief, Sr. Insp. Jovito Bose, in an interview with Aksyon Radyo Bacolod, said shot dead by nine armed men in Sitio Agbalasyang, Brgy. Bago, was Charlie Buli-Buli, 35 years old, of the town

Teener Shot Dead in DSB

A teenager was shot dead near his house in Sitio Mambanao, Barangay Kumaliskis, Murcia town, Negros Occ. around 5:05 a.m. Wednesday.

Senior Inspector Joevito Bose, Don Salvador Benedicto PNP chief identified the victim as Melvin Morden, 18 years old, resident of the place.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds with the fatal one on his head. He died on the spot.

Bose said he may have been shot using a .45 caliber firearm.

DSB Barangay Kagawad Shot by 2 Riding-in-Tandem

A barangay kagawad of Barangay Kumaliskis in Don Salvador Benedicto town was shot and wounded by two riding-in-tandem at Purok Luhod-Luhod in Barangay Mandalagan here around 7:30 in the evening Friday.

Police Senior Inspector Larry Teovisio, Police Station 3 chief identified the victim as Lorenzo Purisima, 47 who was sitting on a chair while tending his banana in the stall at the area.

The suspects were riding a black Honda XRM who immediately escaped from the crime scene.

Rice Mill Razed in DSB Fire

A rice mill in Sitio Agbalasya, Barangay Bago, Don Salvador Benedicto town was razed down by fire, burning sacks of palay around 5:00 p.m. Monday.

Rice mill owner, Eliseo Rosario said that gallons of diesel caught fire inside the rice mill causing it to blaze.

The owner could no longer count the number of sacks of palay ready for milling owned by some residents of the place.

The damage is yet to be determined pending investigation of Arson Investigator of Bureau of Fire Protection in Don Salvador Benedicto town. *