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Armed men fire shots at star witness in abused Mindoro helper case

September 14, 2023 PS Jun M. Sarmiento 177 views

ARMED men on Tuesday night fired shots at the primary witness in the case of abused kasambahay Elvie Vergara in Occidental Mindoro, Sen. Francis “Tol” N. Tolentino revealed yesterday.

Tolentino said two men wearing bonnet forcibly entered the house of star witness, alias “Dodong,” in the municipality of Paluan around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.

The senator said alias “Dodong” was unharmed in the assault.

“Nakipag-coordinate ako kay Gen.Joel Doria, PNP Regional Director 4B, alas-9 kagabi at secured na si Dodong,” Tolentino said.

Tolentino, chairman of the Senate Committee and Justice and Human Rights which is currently investigating Vergara’s case, condemned the attempted murder of alias “Dodong.”