Makabayan leader shot dead in Laguna

Photo courtesy from Makabayan official facebook page

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)

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