Suspect in the slay of BSU instructor now in police custody

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MALAYBALAY CITY | BUKIDNON NEWS – BukidnonOnline.com just got word that the alleged prime suspect in the killing of a young Bukidnon State University teacher and another individual is now in police custody. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) caught 19 year old Michael Abellanosa at 10:30 a.m. today, November 26, 2010.

Abellanosa is allegedly the prime suspect in a SEPARATE case and his arrest is by virtue of the warrant of arrest issued because of that separate case. Allegedly, Abellanosa is just the prime suspect — meaning there are other suspects. Authorities are currently in hot pursuit of the suspects.

Last November 19, 2010, BSU instructor Jay Jasper Sto. Nino was robbed, stabbed 12 times and left for dead. Since his death, not only has his friends, family and students clamored for justice, the rest of the city as well as the online community expressed their dismay over the alleged “lack of security” and seemingly increasing tension and fear in the capital of Bukidnon.

About two days ago, Malaybalay City Police Superintendent Erwin Meneses said that their investigation was already “80 percent done.”

Meanwhile, the City Council of Malaybalay has reportedly approved proposals to increase the number of local policemen and to purchase additional police vehicles.

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  • It’s good that there is already some progress in the case. At least, the clamor from the public has awaken the sleeping policemen. If not for the public clamor, di gihapon manglihok and mga pulis, just like what happened in the robberies and carnapping in the Aglayan-Simaya-Bangcud (ASB) areas.

    I hope the editors of this website will help the people of ASB to at least tell the police what is really happening in that area. I am not already living there but my friends are telling me what are happening there.

    Dugay na nga gapanghitabo kadtong didto sa ASB area compared to what happened to Jay but until now, there is no concrete move na ginabuhat ang pulis nato diha. The last robbery was at Edith Eatery na nakita nako sa TV Patrol.

    • @Taga Bukid – rest assured that we will let the police know about this. Sadly, the local police or even the city government has a working website so the public can’t forward their concerns. However, we will do our best to inform them. Salamat kaayo for your comments

  • It’s overwhelming to know that all of us want to achieve ONE goal. That is, to have a peaceful, crime free place to live. In today’s society, that is indeed so precious. We had that kind of Malaybalay before….

    ARE WE ASKING TOO MUCH FROM THE POLICE FORCE? SI MAYOR KAYA?? JUST NOW?? he approved the PROPOSAL to increase the number of loal policemen and vehicles. JUST NOW!!!

    Do we have to impose our own curfew so that our children will be safe? Build our tiny houses that are enclosed with grills, CCTV, barb wires? Be afraid of our own shadows? NO WAY!

    Usahay nakakainis isipin na pagwala ka gyud midako sa Malaybalay wala kay labot sa gakalitabo.

    • @Ariam – I, too, remember those days when one can just freely go to Capitol or Kaamulan and just hang out with friends or have a picnic with the family. Sadly, that’s hardly a possibility nowadays.

  • I’ll change my mind. I will not buy a property and do business in Malaybalay City because it is not safe! This is probably the dark side of Malaybalay! Sayang! Inutil ang execution ng mga batas ng city government puro lang daldal!

  • @Taga Bukid – with all due respect, whats happening in that places your talking about are very known to the police!in fact the police already identified the suspects on most cases of robberies and carnapping you are mentioning…but sad to say, most victims are not interested to file charges against the perpetrators (pardon to those who were actually cooperative)…so i asked you…UNSAY MABUHAT SA PULIS KUNG ANG MGA BIKTIMA MISMO DILI INTERESADO MAKAB-OT ANG ILANG HUSTISYA?…there were even times nga ang mga incidente dili ma report sa pulisya! WALA GAKATULOG ANG PULIS SA MALAYBALAY!SA SUGOD PA LANG SA PAGREPORT SA INCIDENTE, ANG PULIS GA TRABAHO NA!APAN DILI SUPERMAN ANG MGA PULIS NGA URA MISMO MASULBAD DAYON ANG CRIMEN…kung dili magcoopera ang publico sa mga pulisya, menus gyod ang kasulbaran sa usa ka kaso…

  • well, we are still blessed that we have our police mans, than no police mans in town. at least secure naman tayo kahit paminsan lang. Thumbs up for thus police man who does their duties well! pero kulang parin ang bantay natin ehh.. 100 people is equivalent to 1 police man, and the population in this town is more than 100 thousand! eh iilan lang ba ung police natin di2? 60+? tumataas na ang rate ng cremen sa malaubalay! kelan pa ba gagawa ng paraan ang mga police?

  • hearing that news made me sad since im also a victim of hold up in that city…i could still remember the time when the police left me bleeding knowing that i asked them to wait for a while. they my purpose why i need to stop. malaybalay police is helpless.
    criminals should pay.

  • @ Accentgoi and NITIB-
    We are NOT blessed but cursed because of the failure of the city government officials to provide us with adequate security. Sad to say peace and order is not the priority of Malaybalay. The tax people’s money goes to projects where they can have million pesos kickbacks; salaries of their non-performing contractuals who are their friends and relatives; and travel junkets…

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