Author: Sandy Ghaz
Date: January 5, 2019
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Mayor Carlwyn Baldo, the Alleged Mastermind in Batocabe Case, Surrenders Firearms

BATOCABE – Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo, the alleged mastermind in the death case of AKO Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe, surrendered his firearms to the authorities.

The investigation over the death of AKO Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe is still on-going. The politician was shot in December 22, 2018 during the gift-giving in his hometown in Daraga.

The late AKO Bicol Partylist had with him his bodyguards when the incident happened and his men were also attacked. At least six people reportedly attacked them.

The family, relatives, friends, supporters, and constituents of AKO Bicol Partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe want justice over his death. Recently, the Philippine National Police (PNP) revealed its findings on the case.

Rodel Batocabe
Photo lifted from The Manila Times

PNP tagged Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo as the alleged “mastermind” in the slay of AKO Bicol Partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe.

According to PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde, it appears that the Daraga Mayor hired seven(7) people in exchange of Php 5 million to do it.

Batocabe Case
Photo by Glen Juego | Photo lifted from Facebook/Super Radyo DZBB 594khz

The late AKO Bicol Partylist Representative is a mayoralty candidate for Daraga in the 2019 midterm elections. He will be challenging the position of Baldo who is seeking for re-election.

READ ALSO: Alleged Mastermind Carlwyn Baldo Breaks His Silence

Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo
Facebook/Manila Bulletin

Speaking to ANC Headstart, the son of the late Partylist Representative, Justin Batocabe, has assured that they are not leaving the political arena despite what happened to the head of their family.

According to the second nominee of AKO-Bicol, their remaining in politics is to show that they are strong and are willing to give everything to the people.

With regards to the candidacy of his father, there is no definite say yet as to who will take it from their family. He assured that it is going to be taken by someone carrying their last name.

Batocabe slay case Rodel Batocabe
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Based on a recent report on ABS-CBN News, Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo who was tagged as the alleged mastermind in the slay of AKO Bicol Partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe has surrendered his firearms.

According to the police, another letter of confiscation of firearms has been sent to the Daraga Mayor.

Based on the report, he is facing double charges and administrative cases against him might also be filed at the Office of the Ombudsman.

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