August 18, 2017: *** The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is now faced with the problem of looking for usable areas to hold transmission lines that would link the power barge in Tapal Wharf in Ubay town to a substation in Barangay Emelda of the same town. ***The City Government of Tagbilaran is set to sign a memorandum of agreement with BFAR for a multi-million peso livelihood project intended to uplift the living conditions of the fisherfolk. ***47th Infantry Battalion Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Joel Malig said units under him are currently undergoing intensified intelligence operations along with other allied units to confirm the reports on sightings of armed men in Bohol. *** LGU Pilar's program, "Productivity Improvement thru landcare and Agriculture Resource Development and Management"(Pilar Dam) landed in the top 20 in Taking Look 2017. *** LGU Panglao got third place (3rd-6th class municipalities) in Infrastructure during the 5th Regional Competitiveness Summit held at PICC recently. ***LGU Panglao's entry program "A Purok-Based Approach in Basic Education Reforms/Turo-Turismo: Strengthening Partnership and Industry Linkage for Effective K-12 Implementation is among the 20 finalist of the Galing Pook Awards 2017. ***The towns of Panglao and Pilar are among the 20 finalists in the yearly search for Galing Pook Awards 2017. *** The National Food Authority in Bohol said prices of rice in the province have been on an uptrend since last week reaching an increase of up to P5 per kilo. *** A man listed in the Bohol Provincial Police Office drug watch list was caught last night with drugs weighed 80 grams with estimated street value of P993,000.

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Thursday, September 03, 2015

July to August 24…

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 2 (PIA)—From July to August 24, Bohol saw 17 cases, eleven of these resulted to deaths while another six were just injured as shooting in Bohol becomes a hot issue.

And of the 17 cases, police investigators bared that personal grudges was picked as the highest reason why people get shot, with 8 shooting cases.

On the other hand, drug related shooting incidents reached four, while 3 cases are still being investigated to determine their causes and motives. 

Two more cases are shootings caused by robbery and theft. 

The bleakest day for Bohol during the period mentioned was on August 8, 2015 when three persons were shot to death in different locations in Bohol. 
At 2:23 PM on that day, a certain Austrian national, Martin Schloglhofer, who was 48 years old, with live-in partner, residing at Acasia Sunset located at Sitio Daorong, Danao, Panglao, Bohol was shot to death at the barangay road of Bolod, Panglao.

By 10:20 PM, Jodan Sultan Padonig or alias “JORDAN”, 28 years old, single, jobless a native resident of Maraput, Cabadbaran, Agusan Del Norte and presently resided at Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Sierra Bullones, Bohol met his untimely death at Purok 1, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Sierra Bullones, Bohol.

At around 11:30 PM of the same day, August 8, 2015, Edwin Garcia Lasala or WOWIE”, of legal age, married and a resident of Brgy. Guinobatan, Trinidad, Bohol, also met his untimely death at Purok 6, Brgy. Poblacion, Trinidad, Bohol particularly near the waiting shed.

According to police sources, Schloglhofer was shot for reasons of theft and robbery, Padonig’s killing was drug related as with Lasala. 

All the cases also ended up with the person dead. 

Of Bohol’s 11 deaths, in the list of those shot to death are incidents from Bilar, Calape, Dagohoy, Mabini, Panglao, Sierra Bullones, Tagbilaran City with 2 cases, Talibon with 3 cases and Trinidad. 

Those shot but were just injured includes victims from Clarin, Dauis, Panglao, and 2 cases from Tagbilaran. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

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