residents facing warrants of arrest for grave threats charges filed by supporters
of mayor-elect Magdaleno Peņa tried to seek refuge at the provincial Capitol and
with the Diocese of Bacolod in Bacolod City but decided to surrender to the Negros
Occidental Provincial Command late yesterday afternoon.
residents, who asked not be identified, said they were not evading the warrants
of arrest but they wanted to be detained at the NOPPO in Bacolod City, and not
at the Pulupandan jail, out of fear.
Pulupandan residents numbering about 60 named in the 187 issued warrants of arrest,
decided to voluntary surrender at the NOPPO headquarters in Bacolod City.
Two die in head-on
crash of motorcycles
Bacolod residents were killed when their motorcycles crashed head-on in Bacolod
City at about 11 p.m. Thursday, police reports said.
Ralph Placido, 21, of Purok Roadside, Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City, was declared
dead on arrival at the Bacolod Adventist Medical Center while Dennis Albay, 27,
of Purok Masinadyahon, Brgy. Bata, also in Bacolod, died on the spot.
were not wearing safety helmets when the incident occurred, PO3 Roy Abadilla of
the Bacolod City Police Office Traffic Management Unit said.
up for missing
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
body of a 14-year-old boy believed to have been beaten to death by a "rugby user"
who is also a minor, was found in a deserted lot in Bacolod City yesterday, the
John Ray Jalando-on of 6th Street, Brgy. 17, Bacolod City, a Grade 1 pupil at
the Andres Bonifacio Elementary School 1, was found dead by a trisikad driver
in an abandoned lot at 21st Street, Bacolod City after two minors, who said they
saw a 14-year-old boy kill the victim, told him about Jalando-on's body.
Jalando-on suffered multiple wounds including ones on the back of his head and
on his neck, police investigators said.