October 18, 2017: *** The newly-restored Holy Trinity Parish Church of Loay is formally turned-over on Sunday October 15, 2017 from the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to the Diocese of Tagbilaran through Bishop Alberto Uy. ***For the very first time, Bohol landed among the 14 finalists in the search for thr Most Business-Friendly Province in the country. ***PDEA-Bohol Head Agent Nicholas Gomez admitted that the drug problem in Bohol persists despite the reduction of supply of shabu coming from Cebu. *** The administration of the Bohol District Jail is now planning to acquire an x-ray machine as part of its crackdown on the entry of contraband into the jail facility, said BDJ Warden Jail Chief Insp. Felipe Montejo. *** DILG-Bohol conducted People's Forum on Federalism on October 17, 2017 at JJ's Seafood Village with city/municipal information officers and CSO/Faith-Based Representatives as participants. ***Schools across the province are expected to conduct make-up classes in lieu of class suspensios due to the two-a nationwide raspot astrike, according toDepEdBohol SchoolVGovernace and Operations Division Chief Desiderio Delgero. ***The province is bent on making history by getting a UNESCO recognition as a global geological park, the first for Philippines. ***The symbolic unveiling of the Geomarker at the Chocolate Hills Complex on Sunday will boost Bohol's application for UNESCO declaration of the entire province as a global geological park.

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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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