Investigators recovered 15 pieces of fired cartridge, one misfired cartridge, a deformed .45-caliber slug, and a motorcycle owned by the victim.
Roberto Alejo Silva
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 40
  • Marital Status: Married
Incident Details
  • Killed in police operation
  • Date of Incident: May 20, 2020

A probationer facing drug charges was shot dead in the municipality of Sibulan in Negros Oriental at sundown Wednesday.

A report from the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) on Thursday identified the victim as Roberto Alejo Silva, 40, married, and a resident of Upper Pancil in Barangay Looc of the said town.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim was returning home after buying a cigarette when three unidentified suspects shot him without provocation.

Silva was out on probation after being previously arrested in Ayungon, Negros Oriental.