Bacolod City Police Office’s (BCPO) Station 8 is filing charges for parricide
against a 34-year old man for hacking his mother’s head off early yesterday
morning in Purok Villa Esperanza in Brgy. Tangub, Bacolod City.
KIDS’ LIBRARY. Fifth District Board Member Atty. Alain Gatuslao and Negros
Occ. Provincial Librarian Dr. Joyce P. Deloso spearheaded the Children’s Library
Program in the Municipality of Isabela, last week, in celebration of the
National Book Week. Schoolchildren received workbooks and notebooks as part of
the activity. Also in photo is Vice Mayor Francis Y. Malabor, among others.*
PInsp. Richard Pajarito, deputy chief of police told NDB that Percival
Gabitanan, a carpenter is arrested for attacking his 70-year old mother, Elidena
while sleeping inside their house using a bolo.
Pajarito said the suspect admitted to have been using drugs but could not
believe killing his mother.
Initial investigations indicated that the suspect hit his mother with a
bamboo and when she went unconscious he grabbed her arms and legs from behind,
took her outside of their house and hack her head off.
The victim initially tried to ask for help prompting their neighbors to seek
assistance from the nearby tanod outpost and reported the incident to police
Pajarito said when they held an ocular investigation they recovered the
victim’s head inside the house, while the rest of the body was left at their