Old Farmer in Masbate refusing to act as guide shot dead

San Fernando, Masbate. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

MASBATE CITY – For refusing to guide armed men to their destination, an old farmer was shot death.

Old farmer Herardo Baldeo Alcovendas, 67 years old, married, was resting on a hammock when two armed men approached him, convincing him to guide the visitors that when he refused, he was shot several times.

The incident happened June 10 (this year) at about 7:30 PM at Barangay Buenavista, San Fernando, Masbate.

According to police, two (2) unidentified armed men, both armed with long firearms came into the victim Alcovendas’ house, and the armed men requested the old farmer to accompany them as guide however, he refused. Then, the suspects shot him several times hitting the different parts of his body that caused his instantaneous death.

The gunmen fled after the incident. [BicolToday.com]


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