Leonar­dia or­ders more check­points

Watchmen Daily Journal - - FRONT PAGE -

Fol­low­ing the shoot­ing death of Barangay 16 Cap­tain Nel­son Lig­aya, Jr., Ba­colod City Mayor Eve­lio Leonar­dia over the week­end or­dered the Ba­colod City Police Of­fice (BCPO) to set up more check­points.

The mayor said police should be on guard at all times.

Leonar­dia men­tioned

Lig­aya was a for­mer Grupo Pro­greso mem­ber but switched par­ties af­ter a pre­vi­ous term.

Ear­lier, Ba­colod City As­so­ci­a­tion of Barangay Cap­tains Pres­i­dent Lady Gles Gon­za­les con­demned Lig­aya’s mur­der and stated there were no signs he was deal­ing with any prob­lems, nor did he in­di­cate ever re­ceiv­ing threats on his life. /DGB, WDJ

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