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Septuagenarian molested, killed

A 70-year-old woman was molested and brutally killed by a still unidentified assailant Thursday, in an upland barangay of Escalante City, Negros Occidental, the police said.

Chief Insp. Santiago Rapiz, Escalante police chief, yesterday said the victim, identified as Lily Santillan, 70, sustained multiple stab wounds in her body that led to her death.

Rapiz said the body of the victim who had been undressed, was found by her grandson, Mario Mahinay, in a makeshift nipa hut in Sitio Camayo-ong, Brgy. Dian-ay, Escalante.moremoremore

WCPC probing
abduction claim


Acting City Police Director Supt. Leo Irwin Agpangan yesterday said that he has ordered an investigation on the claims of a 16-year-old girl from Metro Manila that she was abducted in Bacolod City Saturday.

Insp. Leilani Garcia of the Women and Children’s Protection Center has been assigned to the case, he said.

Agpangan said that the girl, whose name he withheld, reported that at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, while she was walking at Gatuslao Street in front of the Bacolod Museum coming from the Capitol Lagoon, a van with three male passengers stopped in front of her.moremoremore

WV gets 350 cops

Western Visayas will soon have 350 more policemen.

These are the qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer 1 who will take their oath today before Chief Supt. Isagani Cuevas, regional police director, who is also marking his 55th birthday, at Camp Martin Delgado in Iloilo City.

Cuevas said the Regional Recruitment and Selection Board completed the deliberation on the 357 applicants who made it to the final board, which was the last phase of the recruitment process.moremoremore

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