LGU- Valencia offers reward for info on Brgy captain slaying

Valencia City – (Bukidnon News Dispatch / 25 November 2011) The slaying of a barangay captain in Valencia City has urged the local government of the city to speed up the manhunt for the suspects, with Mayor Leandro Catarata offering up to P50,000 reward to anyone who would be able to provide any vital information regarding the case.

Base on investigations, on November 19 Punong Barangay Arsenio Ferrera, 66 years old died instantly of multiple gunshot wounds when more or less 10 armed men entered his home and shot him using a 45 caliber and 9mm.


The suspects fled using a multicab with the plate number KED 251, gray color, that was later found abandoned in front of Daumar Store in Barangay Mabuhay, Valencia City. It was said that the suspects transferred to 4 STX motorcycles to an unknown location and that the police force investigation is still on-going to pinpoint the motives of the killing.


The City Government of Valencia is calling out to its constituents to commit in giving justice to the slain Punong Barangay and to help in apprehending the suspects.


There was talk that the killing may have been carried out by the New People’s Army. However, as of press time, the group has not released any indication or statement to acknowledge it. (Bukidnon News)


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