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Two policemen linked
to motorcycle thieves

Two policemen were tagged as suspected accomplices of a “systematic” carnapping group in Bacolod City, after the arrest of two of its members and the recovery of 21 dismantled motorcycles, Wednesday.

Chief Insp. Adonis Rosales, Station 4 commander, said yesterday that the two policemen from the south of Negros Occidental, have allegedly done transactions to buy stolen motorcycles from the alleged carnappers.

Rosales said suspect Great Austria, 29, of Brgy. Alijis in Bacolod, the one disassembling the stolen motorcycles, pinpointed the two policemen, whose names they withheld, as the ones who have been buying stolen motorcycles from them.moremoremore

Guv says no sacred
cows in SBenedicto

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday said there will be no sacred cows in the campaign to protect the Northern Negros Natural Park.

The governor gave the assurance amid concerns raised following the refusal of the Provincial Environment Management Office head to release the names of the 39 persons issued cease-and-desist orders this week, to prevent them from further building structures within the NNNP.

Speculations were that the names of the persons issued CDOs were not being officially divulged because some of them are allies of the governor.moremoremore

PNoy's sis turns
over classrooms

The foundation called Aklat Gabay Aruga Tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGAPP), headed by Pinky Aquino-Abellada, sister of President Benigno Aquino, turned over 17 two-classroom kindergarten buildings in Negros Island Wednesday and yesterday.

AGAPP aims to donate 1,000 kindergarten classrooms to public schools by June 30, 2016, and will have 800 completed by its fourth anniversary in August, Abellada said.

“We are building one classroom every two days,” she said..moremoremore

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