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Vice Mayor nabbed with firearms, shabu

The vice mayor of Moises Padilla town was arrested along with her husband in a checkpoint in Barangay Crossing Magallon in the town and confiscated with firearms, grenades and shabu past 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Senior Inspector Allan Reloj, Moises Padilla PNP chief said Vice Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia Yulo, 43, of Moises Padilla was handcuffed along with her husband after their arrest but not without resistance from her despite introducing herself.

2 soldiers wounded in Himamaylan clash with rebels

Responding AFP chopper forced to land in sugarcane field due to trouble

Two soldiers of the 62nd Infantry Battalion were wounded in two encounters with the communist terrorists in the hinterlands of Himamaylan City yesterday morning.


EMERGENCY LANDING. The PAF helicopter that made an emergency landing, after developing trouble at around noontime yesterday, at a sugarcane field in Brgy. Pilar, Hinigaran, some 500 meters from the national highway.*(Arman Toga photo)

STL Coordinator Shot Dead

A coordinator of Small Town Lottery (STL) was shot dead in a hold up attempt in Hacienda Bagacay, Barangay Bagtic, Silay City around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Superintendent Noel Polines, OIC Chief of Silay City PNP identified the victim as Jason Larido, 31, of Barangay Bagtic, Silay City. He sustained seven gunshot wounds on the chest but managed to flee on his motorcycle and ask assistance from the Barangay Hall.

He was rushed by Barangay Watchmen to Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival in Silay City.

4 Killed, 2 Injured in Family Feud

Four persons were killed and two others were injured when two families clashed at Quezon Street in Barangay 1 Poblacion, in Barangay 4 in Moises Padilla town, which started Tuesday night and ended yesterday morning.

Police Chief Inspector Allan Reloj, Moises Padilla PNP chief, identified the victims as Kerwin Labiga Royo, 22; Kagawad Ernesto “Estoy” Royo, 56, of Barangay 1, uncle of Kerwin; James Labiga, 28, “Alias Saycan” of Barangay 1 and 5-year-old Michael John Mirano of Barangay 4.