Jerold Legalig

Sa ulat ng Navotas City Police, dakong alas- 12:30 ng madaling araw nang mapaslang sa may kanto ng Bisugo at Alumahan Street sa Phase 1B Kaunlaran Village ang 32-anyos na si Jerold Legalig, alyas Negro, residente ng Bisugo Street, Phase 1B, Brgy. North Bay Boulevard.

“Why my son?!” An inconsolabe Morena Legalig screams these words after seeing her son, Jerold, 31, in the morgue on the night he was killed. Jerold, a person with disability (PWD), was shot and killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Barangay NBBS, Navotas City during a party. His family claims that he was neither a drug user, nor he was listed in the government’s drug watchlist.

The spate of killings continue in the Philippines even as the police have been ordered to suspend their anti-drug operations. From last night alone, vigilante killings claimed the lives of six people including Jerold.

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