Duterte vows justice for slain kin of Negros town vice mayor

/ 07:34 PM May 08, 2019

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday assured Moises Padilla town Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo of justice for the death of her brother and nephew.

Garcia-Yulo shared that the President, during a closed door meeting,  vowed to do everything to secure justice for her family.


Moises Padilla was placed under the control of the Commission on Elections last Monday after the vice mayor’s brother,  Councilor Michael Garcia and former Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) president Mark Garcia were killed in an ambush in  Barangay Inolingan, Moises Padilla last April 25.

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Garcia-Yulo, who survived ambush, appealed for assistance from the President following the attack.

Duterte was in Moises Padilla town in Negros Occidental on Wednesday for a command conference with the Philippine Army and police officials from Western and Central Visayas. / gsg

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