‘Reds’ hitmen kill old man in Negros


A SIXTY-ONE year old man was shot and killed on Wednesday by three suspected New People’s Army (NPA hitmen, while having drinking session with friends in a public market in a sub-urban village in Guinhulungan City, Negros Oriental. Senior Supt. Harris Fama, chief of Negros Oriental Police Office, identified the victim as Alfred Cariaga. The victim’s son told the police that his father was urinating at the back of a store when three persons appeared from nowhere and fired shots at the old man who tried to ran for cover but the suspects gave chase. Some 22 spent cartridges from a .45 caliber pistol and four pieces of deformed slugs were recovered from the crime scene.

Anthony Vargas


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