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Netizens in uproar over crime surge in GenSan

Some netizens have called on General Santos City Mayor Lorelie Pacquiao over supposed failure of her administration to resolve crime-related incidents and other peace and order concerns hounding the city.

On Saturday, retired State Auditor Manuel “Maning” Malinao was the latest victim in the rising numbers of shooting incidents under the present administration.

The 73-year old victim was gunned down by still unidentified suspects in his home in Sta. Cruz, Barangay Dadiangas West, around 7 a.m. on Saturday.Malinao was also a publisher of a local community newspaper.

Police Major Renato Dungca Jr., of the General Santos City Police Office told media that a land dispute may have been the primary motive in the killing.

“Hoy sos grabe ngjud kahadlok Ang GENSAN condolences Po sa pamilya managot nlang Kay LORD . cno man Ang pumatay syo SIR ,” one netizen posted on Facebook.

“Ara napud..patay npud?rest in peace po and condolence sa family…gensan pnp asa nmn atong peace and order diri…?mkaluya sa lawas makabalita ka nga naa napud patay..hahay gensan,” another one posted.”Unsay nahitabo karn sa gensan. Halos kada adlaw nalang naay patay.

“Tulog ba ang mgbalantay?,” one posted.

“UNSA naman GENSAN… tga semana naman ni? Hapsay pa ba mag puyo nangari dapita?,” another posted.

On Saturday, Pacquiao has sought the support of barangay leaders to curb criminality and maintain peace in their respective community.

The local chief executive met with community leaders for the Purok Laban Krimen program of the local government.

“Nagbigay rin si Mayor Pacquiao ng mga sako ng bigas at grocery package bilang raffle prizes sa mga dumalo sa orientation. May cash prize din mula sa alkalde na 25,000 pesos kung saan 50 tao ang makakatanggap ng tig 500 pesos,” the local government announced.

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