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Kadamay breakaway group leader gunned down in Angeles City

/ 10:32 AM May 08, 2021

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PANDI, Bulacan—The leader of a group which broke away from the militant Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) was shot dead in Angeles City on Friday.

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Jeffrey Aris, 37, was attacked shortly before 5 a.m. in Purok 5, Barangay  Anunas.

He was rushed to the Angeles University Foundation Medical Center but was declared dead on arrival, said Capt. Joven Rodriguez, Angeles City chief of police.

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Aris led a group of former Kadamay members, who broke away from the activist organization after taking part in the 2017 occupation of a government housing project in Pandi.

The splinter group has been described as “pro-government.”

Rodriguez said the victim recently headed a 60-man team from Pandi who was hired to construct a fence at a disputed property.

He said Aris was raising cash for his group to tide them over during the coronavirus pandemic.

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