24 election-related violent incidents reported since January – PNP
Posted by akosistella on March 9, 2010
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police has reported a total of 24 cases of election-related violent incidents in less than three months, as it vowed to speedily resolve these cases through the creation of more special investigation task groups.
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) reported on Monday said that from January 10 to March 6, it has documented 24 cases involving 28 victims, 16 of whom were killed while three were wounded.
Of the 28 victims, 16 were village chiefs, six were town councilors, three were mayors, while the rest occupied various positions in government office.
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