THE New People’s Army (NPA) rebels killed a farmer they accused to be a military informant in Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, March 13.

Zamboanga del Sur Police Director Sofronio Ecaldre identified the victim as Wilfredo Morales, 54, who died on the spot.

Ecaldre said the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Sunday, March 12 at Purok 6 in the village of Concepcion, San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur.

Ecaldre said investigation showed the victim was shot to death by a group of armed young men believed to be NPA rebels.

The investigation continues in a bid to identify the suspects for the filing of criminal charges against them, he added.