School Pupils at the Rizal Elementary School in Bacolod City get busy as classes start.*
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Father of hazing victim
giving 7 second chance

The father of 18-year-old Guillo Cesar Servando, who died after a hazing incident in June last year, yesterday said he is in the process of filing an affidavit of desistance against seven of the 14 accused in his son's death.

“As a father, I also feel their pain. I see that they were mostly misguided and they could still contribute to society that's why I want to give them a second chance,” Aurelio Cesar “Taboy” Jalbuena Servando of Bacolod told the DAILY STAR.

But even if he files an affidavit of desistance, it will be the prosecutor and the judge who will decide whether the charges against them will be dropped, he said. moremoremore

Bacoleño gets life
for shabu sale

A Bacolod resident was sentenced yesterday to life imprisonment for the sale of shabu worth P200 in a buy-bust operation.

Bacolod Regional Trial Court Branch 47 Judge Therese Blanche Bolunia sentenced Gerald Cordova, alias Bobot, after finding him guilty beyond reasonable doubt.

Cordova was arrested by the B acolod City Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group in a buy-bust operation in Purok Sigay, Barangay 2, Bacolod in April 2005, ABS-CBN reported. moremoremore


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No authority for vice guv, dads
to use service vehicles: PLO

Without memorandum receipts, provincial officials, including the governor, the vice governor and members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, no longer have authority to possess or use the vehicles issued to their offices, Provincial Legal Officer Richard Inojo said.

This was after Board Member Rommel Erames said called “illegal” the executive order of Gov. Roel Degamo, ordering the confiscation of service vehicles issued to SP members.

Inojo said that if Vice Gov. Edward Mark Macias, and Board Members Mariant Escano Villegas, Jessica Villanueva, Peve Ligan, Edmund Dy and Georgita Martinez believe the EO is illegal, they can bring the matter to court.moremoremore