- A senior citizen received 25 kilos of rice from the barangay as part of the relief packages being distributed
- He woke up and discovered that it was stolen by thieved while he was sleeping
- The 60-year-old said that the lock on his house was deliberately destroyed by the suspects
- Netizens expressed their anger over the ruthlessness of the thieves, stealing from an elderly
A 60-year-old felt so helpless after he woke up and discovered that the 25 kilos of rice that the barangay gave him was stolen by thieves.
In Unang Balita, Lolo Oscar Guerrero recounted that the padlock of his home was purposefully destroyed so that the thieves could carry out their plan.
Due to his age and his plight, barangay officials and the AFP, as well as the PNP, joined forces in giving Lolo Oscar the help that he needed.
Netizens expressed outrage over the incident, with many saying that the elderly should be assisted, but instead, thieves preyed on him.
Some stated that everyone is in the same situation but that doesn't warrant people in doing the wrong thing.
There were also a number of netizens who said that it could be one of the effects of the ECQ extension.
A certain Jenise said that even the farm produce of her parents are already being targeted by thieves because of people getting hungry.
In a previous report by KAMI, the government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.
The coronavirus outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. At present, the Philippines is under a state of calamity while the entire Luzon is under an enhanced community quarantine.
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