Accident The accident at the Circumferential Road that left 4 dead when their vehicle fell on its side.* ( Levi Trio photo )

‘Cop linked to drugs
killed resisting arrest'


A policeman, who had gone AWOL (Absent Without Leave) almost two years ago, was killed on Saturday, when he resisted arrest and allegedly tried to shoot a member of the arresting police team in Purok Yanson, Brgy. 18, Bacolod City.

Killed in the operation of the City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group was Police Officer 2 Franchis Philip Cañete, who used to be assigned at the BCPO Station 9.

Cañete succumbed to two gunshot wounds in the breast, Chief Inspector Jerick Filosopo, chief of the CAIDSOTG of the Bacolod police, said yesterday. moremoremore

4 die, 14 injured in accident

Four construction workers were killed while 14 were injured Saturday when the mini truck they were riding tried to overtake a motorcycle, hit an electric post before falling on its side at the Circumferential Road in Bacolod City, SPO1 Rene Sebala said yesterday.

Two of the fatalities were from Cebu province - Jerwin Dotosme of Borbon town and Rejie Vargas of Bogo town.

The two others were Armen Algabre of Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental and Lito Tuyogon of Bais City, Negros Oriental, said Sebala, who was the investigator on duty.


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P9.46 million in shabu seized

The Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office reported the seizure of 946.89 grams of shabu, with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P9.46 million, since January 12 when Senior Supt. Harris Fama assumed as its director.

The accomplishment also included 192 police operations, arrest of 222 suspected pushers and users, filing of 336 cases in courts, and the confiscation of marijuana weighing about 5.49 grams, a police report furnished the Daily STAR showed.

It added that from 12:01 a.m. Friday to midnight Saturday, two persons in Guihulngan City and three in Bayawan were nabbed by the respective police stations for drug offenses. One suspect was neutralized by the Dumaguete City Police Station, and 122 suspected users and pushers voluntary surrendered, the police report said. .