AT HIMAMAYLAN JAIL
PNP - Tight watch up
for captured top rebel
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
A suspected New People's Army leader arrested Wednesday was tagged as one of the masterminds behind the assassination of a breakaway rebel faction official-turned-Kagawad Jose Salve in Cauayan, Negros Occidental last month.
Lt. Col. Ricardo Bayhon, 61 st Infantry Battalion commander, also said yesterday that the rebel leader identified as Arturo Moleta was arrested by a combined team of policemen and Army soldiers.
He said Moleta goes by several aliases such as Tero, Arnel and Kulas, and has served as the secretary of the Komiteng Larangan-South West in southern Negros Occidental.
to register: SP
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
A resolution requesting all principals of public and private high schools through the Department of Education to encourage all high school students who will be 18 on or before May 10, 2010 to register with the Commission on Elections, was passed by the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday.
The resolution proposed by Councilor Jocelle Bapata-Sigue and boy councilor Ben Joseph Harder said there are high school students who are 18 years old and above who are not yet registered voters.
3 armed men rob
BY ADRIAN NEMES III
Three Ilonggo-speaking men, armed with an Uzi machine gun and two .38 caliber revolvers held up the Express Stop convenience store located at the Capernaum Building at Lacson Street , in Bacolod City at about 3:30 a.m. yesterday.
Police Officer 2 Christopher Sarinopia, investigator on the case, said the suspects entered the establishment, pretended to be customers, and purchased bottles of beer, deodorant and biscuits before declaring a hold-up.
Investigation showed that one of the hold-uppers rushed to the cashier of the convenient store, Analyn Climaco, 33, of Brgy. Handumanan, Bacolod, and ransacked the drawer, taking P5,200 in cash and three cellular phones with about P2,500 load. His companions disarmed Security Guard Marlon Herbolario, 39, of Brgy. Banago, and took his .38 caliber revolver service firearm loaded with five live ammunitions.