JUBAN, Sorsogon, 11Nov2013 (BicolToday.com) – Two (2) armed men on motorcycle shot dead a Bayan Muna member of this town. The incident happened Monday morning, November 11, at 11:25 a.m.
The victim Wellington B. Brogada, Jr., 50 years old, was shot in front of his house at Barangay Catanagan. According to sources, Brogada was a member of Bayan Muna partylist chapter of Juban. He was a farmer, and a tricycle driver.
He was shot four (4) times by unidentified gunmen. Bullets hit Brogada on the face, neck, and body. The gunmen fled on board a red motorcycle (rusi).
Bayan Muna and human rights group, Karapatan condemned the killing. He was the fourth (4th) victim of Extra-Judicial Killings in Sorsogon under President Benigno Aquino.
Human rights watch groups have long suspected that extra-judicial killings, allegedly committed by the military, are tolerated by the government.
As of this writing, police had conducted on investigation, but was not issued yet any official statement about the killing. [BicolToday.com]