A tricycle driver was rushed to Kaayong Lawas Hospital in Victorias City after he was reportedly stabbed in the back about 11:30AM, Saturday at Brgy.2 in the said City.
PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, chief of police identified the victim as Rolando Magbanua, 45, of Hacienda Paquita 1 who sustained a single stab wound in the back allegedly inflicted by Christian Toles, 43, of Fermont Village, Brgy. 7.
Toles voluntarily turned himself in to authorities along with the 9.5-inch long bladed weapon which he allegedly used to attack the victim at Paradahan Nangka, along Ascalon St. in Brgy. 2.
The ABK3 LEAP Project, headed by the Sugar Industry Foundation, Inc (SIFI) and Educational Research and Development Assistance, Foundation (ERDA), in collaboration with the LGUs of Kabankalan, Cauayan, Victorias and Manapla conducted policy write-shops on child labor. The aim was to draft a local ordinance addressing child labor concerns in their respective areas.
The first policy write-shop was held at Zaycoland for Kabankalan and Cauayan; and recently at Business Inn, Bacolod City for the barangays of Victorias and Manapla.
Police officers in Victorias City are in pursuit of three other stabbing suspects who attacked a resident of EB Magalona town in front of a village hall in the City, Sunday evening.
PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, police chief reported that one of the three stabbing suspects identified as Jonald Bentayo, 22, of North Bacayan, Brgy. 19 was arrested for allegedly attacking Aldrin Danico.
Danico, 29, of Brgy. Con-sing, EB Magalona town was stabbed and hacked by Bentayo and his companions alias Rizaldo, Arnold and Joemar. He sustained multiple wounds on different parts of his body who was attacked about 9PM, Sunday in front of Brgy. 2 people’s hall.
The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) reported that four were killed and two others were injured in three separate road accidents in Hinigaran, Sagay and Victorias City during the weekend.
Over Hinigaran town, an accident happened about 12:12 a.m. Saturday along the national highway at Rizal St., between Kilometers 48 and 49 in Dinandan, Brgy. Miranda involving a Toyota pick-up with plate number FDS 401 owned and driven by Billy Benebile and a tricycle bearing plate number T5-1940 driven by Felix Descartin.
Benebile, 57, of Gardenville Subdivision, Brgy. Tangub, Bacolod was driving his pick-up going south of the national highway and swerved to the right near to avoid colliding with another vehicle in the opposite lane when it accidentally bumped the tricycle driven Descartin.
Operatives of Victorias City Police Station apprehended a local resident facing murder charges in a raid about 9:45AM, Sunday at Brgy. Pasil.
PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, police chief identified the arrested person as Edward Escario, 43, of Sitio Pasil, Brgy. 6-A for the case of murder through a warrant issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 60 Judge Renato D. Muñez.
A Sagaynon allegedly stabbed his live-in partner and a customer in a suspected jealous rage early this week at a videoke bar located along Avanceña St., Poblacion 1 in Sagay City.
Police identified the victim as Jefferlin Bacaron, 30, of Escalante City and a customer of High Lights Videoke Bar, Ronnie Velarde, 49, of St. Michael Subd., Brgy. Poblacion 2.
One of the waitresses in the bar recounted that the suspect, Jobert Pelaez, 40, of Hacienda Salvacion 2, Brgy. Lopez Jaena without asking permission went up the second floor of the establishment and stabbed Bacaron using an icepick.
Later, the suspect went downstairs and attacked Velarde hitting him in the left portion of his chest. Both victims were brought to LODIFFI Hospital for medical treatment; however, Velarde was declared dead by attending physician, while Bacaron’s condition is now stable.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. welcomed about 160 delegates coming from different provinces of the country during the opening program of the 14th P4MP National Convention held at the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel, Bacolod City, Tuesday.
P4MP stands for Pambansang Mananalon, Mag-uuma, Magbabaul, Magsasaka ng Pilipinas.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (right) welcomes delegates who participated in the 14th P4MP National Convention held at the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel, Bacolod City, Tuesday.*(Capitol photo)
Gov. Marañon said that he is privileged to host the said convention because the flagship program of the provincial government is focused on agriculture specifically on food security and agricultural productivity.
Hundreds of golfers all over the country have converged at the 63-hectare 18-hole Victorias Golf and Country Club as the 2-day 4th Annual VMC Chairman’s Cup Golf Tournament officially opened yesterday.
The event featured players from different golf clubs vying for the top prize in 6 categories, namely: Class A, B, C, D, Ladies and the Seniors.
THE MARAPARA TEAM with Bacolod sportswriters and Emma Gabriel (4th, right) of VMC at the Victorias Golf & Country Club yesterday. In photo (from left) Rico Kahili, Eric Gallaga, Jason Jalandoni, Jerome Galunan, Jr. - WDJ, Nida Buenafe - VDS, BM Patrick Lacson, and James Toga - NDB.*
Enrique Chua, Board of Director of Victorias Milling Company and VGCC, said that they wanted to revive the VGCC and create tourism in the province by encouraging foreigners to come and play. "In fact, we were able to invite more than a hundred Koreans to play here," he said.
Chua also noted that the advantage playing at VGCC compared to those Manila-based courses is the pollution-free environment. "This is a well-maintained golf course and far better than the most expensive courses in the Philippines like Manila Golf and Country Club, and the Wack Wack Golf And Country Club," he stressed. "VGCC has also a good layout, great atmosphere and it’s not too hot because there are lots of trees," he added.
Police authorities in Silay City are in pursuit of motorcycle-riding suspects who gunned down a 25-year old resident of Employee Subdisvion, Brgy. Mambulac at about 10 p.m. Monday.
Floryn Arevalo alias Bebe was shot by two unidentified persons riding a motorcycle. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds on his body from a .40 caliber pistol.
Recovered from the crime scene were five fired cartridges of the same caliber. Probers are conducting follow-up investigation to determine the motive of the incident and for possible arrest of the suspects.
The 4th annual VMC Chairman’s Cup Golf Tournament is slated, June 24 to 25, 2013 at the historic and picturesque Vicmico Golf and Country Club (VGCC) in Vicmico Compound, Victorias City.
Tee-off is at 8:00 am of June 24 while the awarding night will be on June 25 at 6:30pm at the VGCCPavilion Hall.