BEAUTIES.The 24 candidates for Lin-ay sang Negros 2017* ( Ronnie Baldonado photo )
The younger brother of Ricky Serenio, a self-proclaimed Berya drug group paymaster, was shot dead inPurok Sampaguita 1, Barangay Singcang-Airport in Bacolod City, at about 12:15 a.m. yesterday.
Ricky Serenio had earlier linked members of the Philippine National Police and National Bureau of Bureau of Investigation to the drug trade, which has led to their transfer out of Negros Occidental. He also reportedly has plans to issue a supplemental affidavit naming more persons engaged in the drug trade.
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BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Brig. Gen. Jon Aying, 3rd Infantry Division commander, yesterday said Army troops under his command have been directed to strengthen security measures amid intelligence reports of terror threats in Central Visayas.
The US Embassy in Manila has issued an advisory to its citizens to avoid visiting the region.
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PNP, AFP step up measures,
on full alert for Holy Week
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW & JUANCHO GALLARDE
The Philippine National Police in Negros Oriental remains on full alert as it steps up security measures for the observance of Holy Week as people are expected to flock to the provinces for the long weekend.
Acting provincial police director, Senior Supt. Henry Biñas, said yesterday that they also have their own version of Oplan Ligtas Biyahe (operation plan for safe travel) not only to be instituted during the Holy Week but throughout the summer.