fire The raging grass fire in Candoni* (Nicolas Lachica photo)


Raps filed vs. 6 soldiers
for two counts of murder
BY GILBERT BAYORAN

Six Army soldiers were charged for two counts of murder before the Negros Occidental Provincial Prosecutor's Office Friday, in connection with the recent fatal shooting of two civilians in Cadiz City.

While only two of the six Army soldiers have tested positive for gunpowder nitrates, Supt. Edel Jose Manzano, Cadiz City police chief, yesterday said it will depend on the Provincial Prosecutor's Office whom they will recommend to face the appropriate charges.

Manzano, however, withheld the identities of the two Army soldiers who tested positive for gunpowder nitrates during paraffin testing. Two firearms of the Army soldiers – M-16 and M-14 assault rifles - were also found to have been fired, as shown by the positive result of the ballistic tests, he added. moremoremore

USLS pupil killed in
mishap gets justice

A Bacolod resident has been found guilty of the offense of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide and damage to property for the death of a 9-year-old University of St. La Salle-Integrated School pupil last year.

Bacolod Regional Trial Court Branch 41 Judge Ray Alan Drilon meted Czarina Servando Ramos a prison term of six months arresto mayor for the untimely death of Rafael Akol Peñalosa, a Grade 4 pupil, who was sideswiped on Feb. 12, 2015 in front of the Heritage Building 1, C.L. Montelibano Street, Bacolod City.

Drilon who rendered a judgment dated March 22, 2016 ordered Ramos to pay the heirs of Penalosa P50,000 as civil indemnity arising from the death of the boy and P14,600 as payment for property damage. moremoremore

 

Top Stories
button Raps filed vs. 6 soldiers for two counts of murder
button USLS pupil killed in mishap gets justice
button Voters lists arrive for Neg. Occ.
button Negros supporters hail Duterte lead

button Fire hits 25 has. of grassland
button DAILY STAR: Serving you more at 34

Negros Oriental
button Siquijor eyed as election watchlist area: Comelec
button Balikatan to enhance 3ID readiness: Army
button 3rd Negosyo Center opens in Bayawan

Business
button Villar keynote speaker at hog meet Thursday
button DAR turns over CPWASH project
button Oil firms cut pump prices today
button CAPE program applications open
button Trade fair trainings on

Sports
button Ceres faces Tampines at Panaad tonight, calls for support from Negrense crowd
button NIR elem.booters in 2-1 win vs. EV; futsal girls tame CAV
button Choi, Summit Water triumph in Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Cup
button Pielago, Balontong capture NOHS master bowler title


Advertise | Archives

Still master of the Ring
Are swimming pools safe?
Shallow
Amoris laetitia
Political will



Siquijor eyed as election
watchlist area: Comelec
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW

The Provincial Joint Peace and Security Coordinating Council of Siquijor has recommended that the entire province be declared as an election watchlist area.

Acting provincial election supervisor, Eddie Aba, confirmed this in yesterday's meeting of the Siquijor Electoral Board, held at the Carmel College in Siquijor town.

Siquijor province is composed of six municipalities: Maria, Lazi, Larena, San Juan, Enrique Villanueva, and the capital of Siquijor. moremoremore