3 ex-rebs convicted of judge’s murder
Three former members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army were convicted on Friday of the murder of Regional Trial Court Judge Henry Arles of Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, six years ago and each were sentenced to life in prison. Judge Editha Mina Aguba, of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 100, found Alejandro Capunong, Eddie Fortunado and Jessie Daguia guilty of the murder of Arles. Arles was driving home from work when he was attacked in Ilog town, Negros Occidental, on April 24, 2012. The three were paid to kill Arles with Daguia getting P81,000; Capunong, P31,000 and Fortunado, P75,000. The mastermind of the killing, however, remained unidentified.