BACOLOD CITY: Bureau of Jail Management and Penology-Negros Island Region and Cadiz City Police Station operatives recaptured, in a remote village, an escapee from Metro Bacolod District Jail-Special Intensive Care Area after 10 days in hiding. Noli Diga, facing drug charges, escaped with five other inmates from the MBDJ-SICA by jumping off the perimeter fence. He was rearrested in Purok Eucalyptus, Brgy. Caduha-an in Cadiz City. Senior Police Officer 2 Merbert Veloso and Senior Police Officer 1 Dearlie Bilbar said another inmate, Ebson Jaen, failed to escape as he was captured as he was injured after jumping off the fence. The three other escapees remain at large. Diga is now detained at the Talisay City Jail while Jaen is at MBDJ in Brgy. In Handumanan, Bacolod City, to prevent retaliation from their fellow inmates at MBDJ-SICA.
Eugene Y. Adiong