4 months Murder filed vs 30 in Negros ambush Manilatimes
BACOLOD CITY: Murder charges were filed against 30 people, including a municipal councilor, linked to the ambush of the campaign convoy of the vice mayor of Moises Padilla town in Negros Occidental which killed a councilor and a former councilor. Col. Romeo Baleros, Negros Occidental police director, said charges of murder, double murder and attempted murder were filed against the suspects, most of them “John Does.” Two counts of murder were filed against Councilor Agustin Grande of Moises Padilla and Joe Cesar, a member of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team who had been arrested, while seven others had been identified. Baleros said they arrested Grande, who is also seeking reelection, after witnesses allegedly ... more