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IN BACONG
‘Mentally-ill’ man shot dead: police

BY JUDY F. PARTLOW

A man believed to be suffering from some kind of mental illness was shot dead around midnight Monday in Bacong, Negros Oriental.

 Initial police reports said the victim, Arnold Bolonguita, 27, single, of Sacsac in Bacong, was found dead at about 6 a.m. yesterday about 100 meters from the highway.

 Sr. Insp. Leopoldo Ijan, Bacong police chief, said that neighbors of the victim told police investigators they heard what sounded like a gunshot around midnight Monday.

Mayor orders crackdown
on lewd shows in Sibulan

BY MARICAR ARANAS

Mayor Marcela Bartoces of Sibulan, Negros Oriental, vowed to close down entertainment bars in her town once the operators are caught violating the law prohibiting lewd shows.

Bartoces said she is serious in implementing the law after her office received various complaints against these entertainment bars.

She had a meeting with the operators and managers of at least seven entertainment bars in Sibulan town last Friday. The mayor said she wanted to impose a dress code for the employees working in entertainment bars. These establishments will be required to follow the dress code especially for the lady workers.

‘School in a Box’ delivered

The Anak Natin Foundation Inc. is delivering boxes filled with educational materials to seven day care centers in Negros Oriental.

Recipients of the “School In A Box” are day care centers in Mayabon and Maluay, Zamboanguita; Inalad and Poblacion, Siaton; Azagra and Sta. Cruz Nuevo, Tanjay City; and Sra. Ascion, San Jose.

The  donations are personally delivered to each day care center by Anak Natin Foundation Inc. president Dr. Terrel Hill.

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