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Doctor robbed in Tagnipa

TAGNIPA, MAASIN CITY- A 35-year old doctor here named Esteban Olantigue reported to the City PNP his Asus notebook worth 14,000 pesos was missing. He said he discovered its disappearance last July 6 at around 4:00 p.m.Dr. Olantigue police he was charging it inside the Orion Herbal Healing Product Center located in the same barangay when he noticed it had disappeared. He said he did not know who took it.

Stolen laptop returned

MANTAHAN, MAASIN–The stolen laptop owned by Desereh Roma which we reported in our last issue was returned the day after the reported robbery by Bonifacio Salar Jr. a resident here. He claimed he bought it from one Agnes Padilla a resident of barangay Dongon, Maasin City.

Angry son kicks mother

MAMBAJAO, MAASIN CITY- A 36-year old teacher named Jonalyn Castillano a resident of Asuncion, Maasin accompanied her 69-year old mother Editha Macul to the station to report she had been assaulted by her 34 year old son Rodulfo last July 6. She said the incident occurred at around 7 a.m when her son asked her for money. And when she told him she had no money to give him he went ballistic and kicked her hard twice on her thigh. Neighbors claim the suspect, who was unemployed, was a trouble maker in their community. Rodulfo has not been seen since the assault and may have left town.

Another robbery victim bites the dust

MANTAHAN, MAASIN CITY - Last July 2, 2014 Desereh Roma, a 25 year old employee of DSWD-Maasin and resident of San Pablo, Ormoc City, reported to the city PNP that her Samsung laptop worth P24,500 contained in a black laptop bag placed on a plastic box inside her boarding house in Mantahan owned by Rhodora Elra had been stolen.

She said her mini drawer was also pilfered and the key was recovered at the back of the boarding house. PNP personnel led by SPO4 Basilio Hinunangan reported there was no sign of forced entry. Roman told Hinunangan she left her boarding house at about 4:00am last June 27 to go home to Ormoc and returned to the boarding house last Tuesday.

Robbery updates atbp. in the city

There have been no arrests so far in the celebrated robberies of Bishop Precioso Cantillas’s office in barangay Pacu and the home of Gawad Kalinga head Dr. Jerome Paler at Villa Perla Subdivision. While in the case of the controversial death of the former bartender of Café Romana, the wife still wants an autopsy performed on her husband to ascertain the cause of his death, and is raising money to pay for the expenses it would entail.

Jilted lover hangs self

BADIANG, MAASIN CITY –Last Wednesday July 2, 2014 the Barangay Chairman here Edsel Olita called the PNP station to report what appeared to be a suicide in Purok Kapihan. The victim was identified as Feliciano Markines Cafe Jr, a 29 year old married labourer and a resident here.

When the police team led by PO3 Sancho Orito Jr, arrived the victim’s body was already brought to the central bart of the barangay. Initial investigation disclosed that at around 9:00 am that day Cafe was found lifeless hanging from a Tugas tree with a sweat shirt tied around his neck.

According to his 28-year old girlfriend, Rona Abinon, she discovered Cafe’s lifeless body while looking for him to get her cellphone back. After her discovery, she immediately sought the assistance of the residents there who brought Café’s lifeless body down.

Abinon told police that on July 1, 2014 she split up with Café, but the victim warned her he would commit suicide if she would break up with him. She claimed each time she had broken up with him before he always told her he would kill himself if she did so. The city police has requested a Post Mortem Examination of Café’s body to ascertain there was no foul play.

Lolo loses laptop to burglar

TAGNIPA, MAASIN CITY - at about 7:15 P.M. last June 24, 2014a 63-year old teacher of Maasin City College named Simplicio Bantug, a resident here, reported to the city PNP that his house had been ransacked and his laptop worth P28,000 had been stolen.

According to a police team led by PO3 Victor Roa, Bantug arrived at his house at around 6:10p.m.that day and found that the furniture’s at his kitchen were disarranged. He also noticed an opening above his kitchen door made of plywood. He said this was where the thieves had entered.



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