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BREAKING: Corrections officer shot dead in front of Bilibid

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 12:49 PM November 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officer was shot dead in front of the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa on Wednesday morning.

A report from BuCor spokesman Maj. Alberto Tapiru identified the victim as CO1 Porferio Bergula, assigned at the Medium Security Compound.

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Initial investigation showed that Bergula was near a restaurant some 400 meters away from the entrance gate of NBP when two motorcycle-riding men shot him at 10 a.m.

Bergula was rushed to the nearest hospital where he later died.

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Investigators are still trying to determine the motive behind the attack on Bergula.

Edited by KGA
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