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By: Francis Allan L. Angelo

RESIDENTS of a controversial village in Molo, Iloilo City accused a tanod or watchman for indiscriminate firing Sunday.

Tanod Richard Yanson allegedly fired twice an unknown gun caliber which caused alarm at Brgy. West Habog-Habog, Molo.

Yanson fled after he sensed PO1 Chris Royce Maghari and PO1 Stephen John Barrera of Task Force Boulevard approach the scene of the incident.

The police also asked help from Punong Barangay John Paul Caliso to arrest Yanson but to no avail.

Investigators recovered three slugs from the crime scene.

West Habog Habog is the place of the late punong barangay and kagawad Vitorio Quimsing who was gunned down last month.

 

Cop dead in mishap

No foul play was seen in the death of a police officer in San Joaquin, Iloilo over the weekend.

PO3 Juan Torrechante of Tigbauan, Iloilo and assigned at San Joaquin police station was driving a motorcycle along Brgy. Baybay, San Joaquin when he slipped on the rain-drenched road.

Torrechante lost control of the motorcycle and slammed his head on a concrete marker which caused his instant death.

SSupt. Gil Lebin said they did not see signs of foul play on Torrechante’s death.

 

Brods arrested for murder rap

Three brothers were arrested in Dumarao, Capiz for allegedly murdering their brother-in-law last year.

Insp. Ness Vargas Dumarao police chief, said Bagafor brothers – Rommel, Romeo and Ronilo – are accused of murdering Francisco Dela Torre, 34, at Brgy. Sagrada Familia, Dumarao.

Police raided the brothers’ houses at Sagrada Familia early Saturday morning to avoid detection. A negotiation ensued between the police and the suspects until the latter decided to peacefully yield.

Vargas said they had to be careful as the brothers were believed to be armed.

The brothers are now detained at the Dumarao police station.


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