MANILA, Philippines — A militant leader was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Laguna on Monday night, a militant group said Tuesday, 05 November 2019.
Anakpawis Party-list said, sketchy reports indicated that the victim, Reynaldo “Rey” Malaborbor, was shot dead 9 p.m. Monday by an unidentified gunman.
Malaborbor was a veteran activist who served workers and peasants in Southern Tagalog especially in Laguna.
According to a statement of Anakpawis Party-list, Malaborbor was a coordinator of Makabayan Southern Tagalog during the 2019 senatorial elections.
In 2010, he was among the three farmer-activists, also known as Lumban 3, who was arrested by military and police in Lumban, Laguna.
Their case was then dismissed five years later, Anakpawis Party-list also said. (STACY ANG/IAMIGO/CNS)