The Supreme Court has denied the petition for certiorari with application for a temporary restraining order yesterday on the preventive suspension issued against Mayor Monico Puentevella by the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division pending the investigation of his graft case involving alleged overpriced computer packages.
This was confirmed by the legal counsel of Puentevela yesterday.
The residential rates of the three electric cooperatives of Negros Occidental will be lower in the October bills of their consumers.
The Central Negros Electric Cooperative residential rate will be down 42 centavos per kWh, Northern Negros Electric Cooperative in the north – 61 centavos and Negros Occidental Electric Cooperative in the south – 60 centavos.
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Another Neg. Or.
gang leader killed
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
An alleged co-founder of a carnapping-robbery group operating in Negros Oriental, was killed in a shootout with policemen, while trying to elude arrest, in Barangay Bulwangan, Hinobaan town, Negros Occidental, around noon yesterday.
The slain fugitive, identified as Jimmer Dinglasa, had pending arrest warrants for two counts of robbery and carnapping, issued by Judge Winston Villegas. He sustained a gunshot wound in the head, and died on the spot, Senior Inspector Roberto Indiape Jr., Hinobaan police chief, said.