Teenager hangs self
A teenager in Bacolod City reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself using a nylon cord in his house at Regent Pearl Homes Subdivision, Brgy. Alijis in the city, police report said.
Police identified the fatality as Herman Sombilon Jr., 18, who was found hanging from the ceiling by his sister, Diana, at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sombilon was rushed to the Bacolod Adventist Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Police Station 7 commander Reynaldo Auditor yesterday said they already ruled out the possibility of a foul play and are trying to determine the real motive behind the suicide.
Sombilon’s remains were brought to the Rolling Hills Memorial Chapels in Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod.
Last month, a teenager also hanged himself from a jackfruit tree near his residence in Hacienda Lilia, Brgy. Cadiz Viejo, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental.*APN
4 shooting suspects collared
The four suspects in the shooting of a resident of Bacolod City during a drinking spree were arrested yesterday in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental.
Arrested at noon, 10 hours after the incident, were Ronnie Albajeso alias “Jun-Jun,” 18, Ronie Abregoso alias “Tata Tanghal,” 19, and Noel Almonia, all of Brgy. Zone 4, in Cadiz, and Ronelo Quiatchon, 28, also of Brgy. Zone 4, who was earlier nabbed for illegal possession of a bladed weapon, leading to the apprehension of this three companions, a press release from apprehending policemen led by Chief Insp. Noel Mana-ay said.
Investigation showed that Rene Ebot, 39, of Bacolod, was shot at Frankoys Resto Bar, at Villena Street, in Cadiz.
Albajeso was pinpointed by Mary Jean Cueva, 20, of Hda. Bayabas, Brgy. Daga, Cadiz as one of those who shot the victim, the press release said.
Also injured in the incident were Rosana Sarsaba, 27, of Avaceña Street, Brgy Poblacion 1, Sagay City who was hit in the chin and chest, and a certain “Renz,” who suffered a head injury, the press release added.*
NOPPO holds feeding
Around 120 indigent families in Purok Punta Playa, Barangay Poblacion, Bago City, benefited from the outreach program conducted by the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office yesterday, a NOPPO press release said.
The activity was part of the program to deliver services to those in need.
Together with personnel of Bago City police station under Supt. Melchor Coronel, represented by Senior Police Officer 4 Sonia Bunda, the deputy chief of police, the Police Community Relations team of NOPPO also assisted in the gift-giving and feeding activities, the press release said.
The residents also received rice, canned goods and noodles.
NOPPO director, Senior Supt. Manuel Felix, gave a message to the beneficiaries, as well as local officials led by kagawads Edwin Anida Jr., Eugene Aunzo, Donald Alvarez, Ricardo Segovia and Ramanie Javelosa.
The activity is also part of the 14th PCR Month celebration of NOPPO, the press release added.*