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Farmer Who Runs Amuck Dies after Being Shot by Police

A farmer died after being shot by police when he allegedly refused to wear a face mask and runs amuck in Nasipit, Agusan del Norte on Thursday morning.

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In a report of ABS-CBN News, a farmer, Junie Piñar, 63, was killed in Nasipit, Agusan del Norte after being shot by police because Piñar arrived at a barangay control checkpoint and was allegedly intoxicated according to authorities.

One health worker noticed that he was not wearing a face mask and was told to wear one according to the executive order due to the deadly coronavirus. But instead of obeying, the farmer became angry and attacked a village guard with the knife he brought with him.

They immediately called the barangay police and when Police Staff Sgt. Rolly Llones he was attacked by the farmer. The suspect allegedly tried to kill Llones twice, which led him to shot the suspect.

According to the report, Llones was already in police custody and was under investigation while investigating the incident. Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Duterte recently said that the police or soldiers must defend themselves against those who attempt their lives during their duty.

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