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Help Us, Bacan Calls Arroyo Family

Hda. Bacan, Brgy. Guintubhan, Isabela, Negros Occ. - Please help us.

This was the appeal yesterday of about 25 beneficiaries and their families to former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo on their ongoing dispute with the family of the late Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor over their acquired landholdings here formerly owned by the Arroyos which were distributed to them through the CARP.

Governor Clears Quito Montilla on Malabor Slay

After months of speculations and an exchange of brickbats, Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. finally cleared Isabela town Mayor Enrique Montilla III of any involvement in the murder of Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor Sr.

“It’s not him (Montilla). A politician (is the mastermind), just read the affidavit (of witnesses),” Marañon said.

Malabor and his bodyguard Leody Jumilla were gunned down by a lone gunman while leaving a cockpit in Guintubhan village, Isabela, at around 1:30 a.m. of June 28, 2015.

NBI Still Faces Blank Wall in Malabor Case?

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) seems to be still facing a blank wall in investigating the assassination of the Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor and his bodyguard Butch Jumilla last June 28, 2015.

The NBI which is conducting its own separate investi-gation of the assassination has yet to come up with its findings after almost a month since the incident happened.

Atty. Renato Garbo, NBI-Bacolod Chief said they are still looking for more witnesses.

Asked on the progress of the investigation, Garbo admitted “Matatagalan pa ito.”

No Admin Probe Yet for Cops Tagged in Malabor Slay

There is still no administrative proceedings yet against the two policemen implicated in the assassination of Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor and his bodyguard, Butch Jumilla.

Courtesy Call. City Councilors Wilson Gamboa, Jr. (2nd from right) and Jocelle Batapa-Sigue (2nd from left) visit the Provincial Governor of Negros Occidental Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (center) to discuss the 2nd Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Credit Cooperative Summit and General Assembly to be held in SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on August 20-22, 2015. Photo includes Board Member Salvador Escalante (left), Provincial Consultant Mr. Roy Balicas (3rd from left), and Ms. Esmariel Tubelleza (right), technical assistant to Councilor Gamboa.*

Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella leads the tree planting activity of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) Climate Change Adaptation Program and Tree Growing Project in Barangay Alangilan yesterday.* (CMO-PIO photo)

Negros Occidental acting police provincial director Sr. Supt. Samuel Nacion clarified that while PO1 Robert Chloe Rito and PO1 Ariel Ansag, have both reported to the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office on Monday, “they are not restricted within camp.”