Bacolod City: All set to usher in the Year of the Rooster* )
A witness in the Christmas Day heist was gunned down by a still unidentified suspect at Hacienda Carmen in Barangay Granada, Bacolod City, at about 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Byron Bacarro, 32, of Barangay 35 in Bacolod, sustained fatal gunshot wounds on his head.
Senior Supt. Jack Wanky, Bacolod City Police Office, who went to the crime scene, said that he talked to the eye witness but his information was limited.
Police in control: Wanky
BY SHIELA GELERA
The series of killings in Bacolod City that claimed the lives of several individuals in the last two months is considered “alarming” by the city government and the local police, who are now taking steps to address it.
Senior Supt. Jack Wanky, officer-in-charge of the Bacolod City Police Office, said during a press conference yesterday that, despite the killings, the police is still in control of the situation.
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Sandigan orders arrest of
Degamo for graft raps
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo for graft, in connection with his alleged illegal use of the P480-million calamity fund from the national government for the province's infrastructure projects in 2012.
Also ordered arrested were Degamo's co-accused, provincial treasurer Danilo Mendez and provincial accountant Teodorico Reyes.