Barangay captain shot dead in San Narciso, Quezon

MANILA, Philippines – A barangay captain was shot dead in the province of Quezon on Monday, June 11.

According to the initial police report, Ruben Carabido, the captain of Barangay Binay in San Narciso, Quezon, was gunned down by 8 unidentified suspects in Barangay Busokbusokan at around 12:30 pm.

Police said the assailants were wearing black shirts with the logo of the communist New People's Army (NPA).

The unidentified suspects allegedly shot Carabido on "different parts of his body, resulting [in] his instantaneous death." –

Rambo Talabong

Rambo Talabong covers security, crime, and the city of Manila for Rappler. He was chosen as a Jaime V. Ongpin Fellow in 2019 for his reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.