VALLACAR Transit Inc. (VTI), operator of Ceres Liner, is willing to give a cash reward of P20,000 to anyone who can identify the passenger-suspect who shot the conductor inside a traveling bus in Talisay City, Negros Occidental on March 31.
Jade Marquez Seballos, legal and media relations manager of VTI, on April 1 said the bus company condemns the killing of one of their employees, who had worked for them for four years.
“We are urging witnesses to help provide the police with information that can lead to the identity of the assailant,” Seballos said.
On March 31, an unidentified passenger shot the bus conductor Christopher Baynosa when the latter confronted him due to his unruly behavior. The gunman was reportedly drunk and was allegedly harassing female passengers inside the bus on their way to Bacolod City.
As of Sunday, the police are still conducting manhunt operation to arrest the assailant, who was wearing a black jacket and a blue cap.
Moreover, the VTI has already extended financial assistance to the victim's family. On top of the company's monetary assistance, they will also receive additional P50,000.