Saturday May, 25 2024 02:07:43 PM

Police official, woman die in yet another highway mishap in South Cotabato

Local News • 17:38 PM Mon May 2, 2016
3,759
By: 
Roel Osano and Edwin Fernandez
The ill-fated Mitsubihshi Lancer driver by Insp. Mark Donald Mangune after it figured in anaccident in Tantangan, South Cotabato Monday May 2, 2016. (photo by Roel Osano)

KORONADAL CITY - A police official and a lady radiology technicianwere killed in yet another highway mishap along the national highway in South Cotabato before dawnMonday, police said.Police Inspector Rommel Hitalia, deputy police chief of Tantangan, South Cotabato, identified the victims as Inspector Donald Mangune, 29 of Cubao, Quezon City and assigned at the Sultan Kudarat Public Safety Battalion (SKPPSB), and a woman named Haivah Musali of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.Both died on the spot. sand//scontent.fmnl4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13100758_959377984169011_8210941619602315820_n.jpg?oh=4ef1f462e0951c5ef0f1335c7abeca8eandampoe=57ABF59F Mangune is a graduate of Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA).Hitalia said another police officer, identified as PO3 John Caminian, 33, also of SK-PPSB, was injured and is recuperating at a hospital in Tacurong City.Police traffic investigation showed that the victims were on board a Silver Mitsubishi Lancer (ZFG-153), driven by Mangune, heading to Tacurong City from Koronadal, when one of its front tires exploded causing the car to turned turtle before hitting a lamp post and a coconut tree at 1:30 a.m.Supt. Jemuel Siason, SK-PPSB director, said the two police officers went to Koronadal City to meet with their PNPA classmates in a gathering.They were heading back home when the accident happened. sand//scontent.fmnl4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t34.0-12/13152779_10206828142882969_1025034415_n.jpg?oh=e15206f76c6311b27370e425325dcad2andampoe=5728AD4E On Saturday afternoon, a pastor and a woman were killed instantly when the motorbike they were ridingcollided head-on with a speeding black Isuzu Dmax in Barangay Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City.

Health workers in far island town gets stipends from BARMM

COTABATO CITY - Up to 72 barangay health workers (BHW) in the so remote Sapa-Sapa island town in Tawi-Tawi each got their overdue P12,000 cash...

Mga armas, nahukay ng Army sa Sultan Kudarat

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte – Nasamsam ng mga kasundaluhan ang mga inilibing na armas ng teroristang komunista sa Sitio Mudti, Barangay Chua...

8 local terrorists group members yield to Army in MagNorte

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte – Due to intensified and decisive military operations, as well as hunger and exhaustion from continuous hiding in...

Zamboanga dealer busted for P8.1-M shabu `linked’ to dealers in other provinces

COTABATO CITY - Plainclothes policemen seized before dawn Friday P8.1 million worth of shabu from a dealer in Zamboanga City who reportedly has...

3 drug suspects arrested in Tacurong

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat - Operatives of Sultan Kudarat police provincial office, under the supervision of Colonel Arnold Santiago, deputy regional...