2nd IB elements kill 2 Masbate civilians

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The 2nd IB killed Carlito Ainit in Sitio Mabuhay, Barangay Mabini, Palanas, Masbate on October 8. Soldiers and police officers surrounded and open fired at his home. Ahina was with his children inside the house during the incident. His daughter was hit in the leg.

Ahina was a former NPA member who has been inactive for a year. He was killed after refusing to cooperate with soldiers in their fight against the NPA and the masses.

Norvil Generoso Pepito, a resident of Barangay Mambog, Dimasalang, died in the hands of the 2nd IB inside its camp in Barangay Paguihaman, Uson, Masbate on October 12.

The 2nd IB called Pepito to their camp to interrogate him over allegations that he was involved in an armed action by the NPA. Pepito was tortured and abused from October 10 to 12. He was still alive when his wife and their village captain rushed him to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Illegal arrest. The PNP treacherously arrested Kara Taggaoa of the Kilusang May Uno and Larry Valbuena, president of Pasoda-Piston, on October 10. The two were in Quezon City Trial Court to post bail on another case when they were traitorously arrested on a separate charge of direct assault.

Coercion. Police brought Felizardo Review, a farmer-peasant leader in Quezon and 10 other individuals, to the police precinct in Tiaong, Quezon on October 20. They were blocked along the road to Tiaong while traveling to Quezon City to attend a dialogue at the Department of Agriculture.

2nd IB elements kill 2 Masbate civilians