Suspected Ozamiz gang
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
Police and military operatives are warning banks and big financial institutions and pawnshops to be on guard following the supposed arrival of alleged members of the notorious Ozamiz robbery-hold-up group in Dumaguete.
Acting provincial police director Supt. Alet Virtucio, however, said yesterday Sunday that the reported presence of two alleged members of the Ozamiz group has to be validated yet.
Reports reaching the Philippine National Police in Negros Oriental said the armed men had been spotted for at least two days at a mall in Dumaguete.
Pastor’s slay denounced
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
An indignation rally was held Friday in Brgy. Calupaan in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, with 250 residents participating in denouncing the perpetrators of the recent brutal killing of Pastor Leonardo Bacolod.
Bacolod, a pastor of the World of Life Church, was gunned down by six suspected rebels inside a church Tuesday last week in Brgy. Calupa-an, Guihulngan City.
Elsa Bacolod, his wife, who wept as she gave her testimony, said the NPA used her as a human shield, while the gunmen indiscriminately fired at the church, and at the residence of Calupaan Brgy. Capt. Joseph Audie Cabugnason, 2Lt. Avegale Pequiras, of the 11th Infantry Battalion said.