AFTER the murder of the 16–year–old 10th grader from Pines City National High School, Labsan Street in Kayang Extension will finally get CCTV’s.
Michael Lawana, president of the Baguio City Association of Barangay Councils and city council representative said a meeting with Kayang Extension village chief yielded a resolute decision to add more barangay tanods and install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras.
Lawana said the funding for additional tanods for Kayang Extension will be included in the 2017 budget while the CCTV’s will be augmented by the office of the ABC.
Reports received by Sun*Star Baguio reveal numerous students have fallen victims ln Labsan street, to crimes like robbery, molestation and bullying, coercion to take in drugs with complaints being forwarded to barangay with no action taken.
PCNHS students have been forewarned on using the shortcut which is notorious for petty crimes and is not the first time a death has occurred in the area.
Lawana during the dialoged asked barangay officials to present their peace and order program and augment it if needed.
The teener succumbed to at least forty stab wounds after passing the notorious shortcut on the fateful morning with his murderers carting away his gadgets and lunch money.
The City Government of Baguio and the Guardians Reform Advocacy for Cooperation and Economic Prosperity, Inc. (GRACE-Guardian) have pooled a P150,000 bounty for information leading to the arrest of the murderers.
The police has been silent in their investigation, saying there are persons of interest at hand but refuse of divulge information so as not to compromise the case.