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Erin Tañada urges arrest of Sagay City farmers’ killers

Oct 25, 2018 @ 15:36

Former Quezon 4th District Representative Erin Tañada urged authorities to immediately arrest the suspects behind the killing of nine sugarcane farmers in Sagay City last October 20.

Hired gunmen of Hacienda Nene supposedly rained bullets upon the farmers while they were resting during the night.

“The pieces of evidence, testimonies of witnesses, and other vital information should lead authorities to arrest and prosecute the killers,” Tañada said.

The Quezon politiko said violence is not the answer to issues of land ownership.

“The field of dreams for the small group of Negros farmers has turned into killing fields. Diniligan na naman ng dugo ang bukid ng mga pangarap,” Tañada said.

“We must be outraged at how the might of guns and goons confronted the farmers’ aspirations for land and food for their families. Bakit baril at bala ang sagot sa sakit ng sikmura?,” he added.

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