June 17, 2024

Two dead bodies were found recently inside a vegetable truck parked on the road in Cuba, Kapangan, Benguet, police said.
The bodies were found at 5:30 a.m. inside a truck loaded with sayote, said Police Regional Office information officer Capt. Marnie Abellanida. 
Citing information gathered by the Kapangan police, Abellanida said the truck with markings “Kibungan vegetable dealer” bearing license plate WMA 413 left Sagpat, Kibungan around 4:30 a.m. It was on its way to La Trinidad when Kapangan police received information from a concerned citizen about a shooting incident on the road in Barangay Cuba.
Abellanida said Kapangan police identified the two cadavers as Eliterio Sacla Licudan, farmer, 47, resident of Sagpat, Kibungan; and Jerick Lidama, married, 25, native of Bindoy, Negros Oriental and was residing at Sagpat, Kibungan.
He said that the son of Licudan arrived at the crime scene and identified his father.
Abellanida said local police is doing a follow-up investigation of the incident to identify the killers. – PNA