Cops eyeing turf war,
car deal in slay of 2
BY SHIELA GELERA
The police are looking into two motives in the death of an Indian national and a Philippine Army reservist, who were gunned down by two still unidentified suspects in Purok Active, Brgy. Mandalagan in Bacolod City, Wednesday.
Conflict over the money lending business of the Indian national, Kulwinder Singh, 31, and the car transaction of Alden Teves, 30, are now their leads, Senior Supt. Edgardo Ordaniel, acting city police director, said yesterday.
Also, a Springfield .45 caliber pistol, with a magazine loaded with six unfired bullets, tucked in Teves' underwear, was recovered by the embalmer, whose name was not disclosed, at the Rolling Hills Memorial Chapel in Bacolod, Ordaniel said..
Army seizes NPA
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
The Army's 303 rd Infantry Brigade reported yesterday the recovery of six anti-personnel claymore mines with blasting caps of the New People's Army in Manapla, Negros Occidental.
Col. Jon Aying, 303 rd Infantry Brigade commander, said they have foiled the NPA in Negros from using improvised anti-personnel claymore mines after their recovery in Brgy. Purisima, Manapla,
Aying said the six improvised explosive devices (IEDs) with blasting caps, and a fragmentation grenade, were recovered Monday by government troopers in Brgy Purisima, Manapla, after receiving information from concerned citizens.
SP cites North Terminal
violations of city MOA
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
The Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Transportation cited several violations committed by the operator of the Northbound Terminal in Brgy. Bata Bacolod City of the memorandum of agreement it had entered with the Bacolod City government, during a committee hearing yesterday.
Committee chairman and Councilor Carlos Jose Lopez said he hopes terminal operator Crispin Chua will immediately address the deficiencies in the terminal and provide the committee with all the contracts it had entered into with the lessors and all businesses operating within the terminal.
Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr., committee vice chairman, said there were several violations committed by Chua from the building, down to the taxes like franchise and regulatory taxes, collection of terminal fees, rentals, lot ownership and the memorandum of agreement, yet Chua continued to operate the terminal.