CAMP GEN. SIMEON A. OLA, Legazpi City, 8Jan2014 (PNA) – An active member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit was found dead, with his body peppered with bullets at about 11 p.m., Tuesday, beside a river at Lundayog Farm Way in Barangay JMA, San Miguel, Catanduanes.
A police report identified the victim as Dominic Samonte, assigned with the 3rd Platoon, 1st Catanduanes Civilian Active Auxiliary Company based in Barangay Iyao, Caramoan town and a resident of Barangay Obi, of the said municipality.
The report said residents found his lifeless body and immediately asked assistance from authorities.
Members of the Philippine Army in the area immediately responded and fetched the body of Samonte who they confirmed as a Cafgu member.
The soldiers believed that Samonte was gunned down by New People’s Army rebels operating in the area. (PNA)