Bacolod SP condoles with Canlas family


The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) expressed its condolences to the family of Barangay Kagawad Romeo Canlas Jr., who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Brgy. 26 on January 11.

The SP urged the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, and the National Bureau of Investigation to fast track the investigation so justice could be attained for the bereaved family. (

The resolution authored by Lady Gles Gonzales-Pallen, Liga ng mga Barangay president, said Canlas was first elected in 2010 and is now on his last term as kagawad of Brgy. 2.

BCPO spokesperson Police Lt. Colonel Ariel Pico said Canlas was rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment but was declared dead on arrival.