This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, September 27, 2016
‘He only went down to pick up his shirt’
Three more men were killed by unidentified gun men in Cebu, including one who only went down to the street to pick up a shirt. The two killed were a 19-year-old furniture maker and a 35-year-old woman who was killed at 9 a.m. in Punta Princesa.
The victim was working on the second floor when his shirt fell on the road. He went down to retrive it. A few seconds later, his co-workers heard gunshots. When they went down to check, he was already lying on the ground. PO1 Winston Ybanez.
Fire hits Cebu Pacific plane prior to take off
Only one passenger was jurt when a Cebu Pacific plane had to be evacuated after an aborted takeoff due to fire. The wheel well of the Cebgo flight DG6577 bound for Tacloban caught fire at 7:04 last Monday night, and fire fighters were able to put it under control at 7:55 p.m.
While taxiing after aborting take-off, the aircraft encountered fire in the wheel well, which was then contained. The crew initiated an immediate evacuation of the passengers in line with standard emergency procedures. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated. JR Mantaring, Cebu Pacific vice president for corporate affairs.
After cops kill cousin, Yawa’s brother Michael surrenders to cops
A COUSIN of slain drug lord Rown “Yawa” Secretaria was killed in an shootout with police a day after he was suspected of shooting to death a 14-year-old in Barangay Pasil. Rolan Secretaria, who is also a suspected pusher, was the subject of a hot-pursuit operation by the police along with Michael Secretaria, Yawa’s brother, for the shooting of John Karl Diada.
They were positively identified by the victim’s girlfriend as the ones who killed him. Gitudlo gud sila. Nasagpaan gud sila’s kabanay. Felicisimo Rupinta, Pasil Barangay Captain.
Kung di mi mo surrender, patyon man mi. Wala mi’s lugar pagpusil atong bataa. Michael Secretaria.
Council wants probe on police stations huge utilities bills
Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor for police matters, wants Veco and MCWD to check the utilities of two police stations if these has not been illegally tapped. The Pardo police station has an electric bill ranging from P28,000 to P34,000 a month, while the Gudalupe police station has a water bill between P14,000 and P22,000 a month.
We saw that they have six computers and three air conditioning units but their bill averages between P32,000 to P34,000 a month since last year. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak.