Duane Bonga

Teresita Bongga, the 58-year-old mother of slain brothers Duane and Jatty, still could not believe they are gone. She appealed to police to make a proper arrest and not kill suspected drug personalities. “Kung mudakop, dakop. Dili ingon nga patyon dayon (If they’re going to make an arrest, then go ahead and ...

Teresita Bongga, the 58-year-old mother of slain brothers Duane and Jatty, still could not believe they are gone.

She appealed to police to make a proper arrest and not kill suspected drug personalities.

“Kung mudakop, dakop. Dili ingon nga patyon dayon (If they’re going to make an arrest, then go ahead and arrest. But don’t kill them right there and then),” she said.

The families denied that the slain men were armed, saying that they couldn’t afford to purchase firearms.

“How could they fight back when they were asleep when the police arrived?” Teresita said in Cebuano.

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