July 5th, 2008
First Posted 3:18 PM 07/05/2008
NAVAL, BILIRAN — Two of the members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) assigned in the Province of Biliran who allegedly took part in the ambush of the convoy of Charlie Chong, the father of Congressman Glenn A. Chong, in the evening of June 7, 2008 in front of his residence are now positively identified.
L-R: Charlie Almine Ando, Jr. and PO3 Jovito Say Cabillan
Based on the pictures of the members of the CIDG assigned in Biliran province being shown to some of the persons who were part of the convoy in that evening, they positively identified PO3 Jovito Say Cabillan and SPO2 Charlie Almine Ando, Jr. as part of the group who ambushed the group of Charlie Chong.
One of the persons who accompanied Charlie Chong that evening positively identified PO3 Cabillan as the CIDG personnel who fired shots at Antonio “Tony” Barcelo.
Another person who was part of the convoy also identified SPO2 Ando, Jr. as the person who fired shots at Alberto “Inton” Parilla.
Parilla died at 8:55 in the evening while Barcelo died at 10:30 that same night at the Biliran provincial hospital while wounding Jose “Joe” Casas.
Some of the members of the CIDG assigned in the province when the shooting incident happened include SPO4 Ricardo S. Arguta, PO3 Earl Foggy Baranda and PO3 Elvis C. Angatangay.
The above mentioned CIDG personnel were transferred immediately from their present assignment to other place after the shooting incident for unknown reason.
The station of the CIDG is located in the old tourism building at Brgy. Atipolo, Naval, Biliran.
The Mitsubishi Lancer color green with plate number NMK 996 left by the suspects at the crime scene was alleged to be the service vehicle of the CIDG personnel.
Meanwhile, a murder case was already filed by Charlie Chong against SPO2 Renato Saul at the Biliran Provincial Prosecutors Office.
Based on reliable sources, there are individuals who have already executed an affidavit pertaining to the involvement of the identified CIDG personnel in the ambush. – BiliranIsland.com
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