- A councilor in a town in Cebu is now facing raps for allegedly strangling a college professor
- The incident happened because of an altercation between the two over the distribution of SAP
- According to the Talisay City Police Station, the councilor confronted the team that was distributing the SAP assistance
- The said councilor got mad because his constituents were allegedly not included in the list of beneficiaries
A councilor, Randy Gabas, is facing a complaint for allegedly strangling a college professor, Marl Vincent Labitad, over an argument on the distribution of the social amelioration program or SAP.
KAMI learned that the councilor from Barangay Tangke, Talisay City in Cebu had an argument with the teacher distributing the aid.
As per Inquirer, Police Corporal Marlon Solon Fabian of the Talisay City Police Station, the councilor, Randy Gabas, will be charged with direct assault.
Apparently, on Wednesday, at around 1 p.m., Gabas got angry because his constituents were not included in the list of beneficiaries.
The report stated that Gabas attacked Labitad, choked him, and then threatened him.
As of this writing, the police already have Gabas in their custody.
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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