Bullying-Related Killing Suspect Surrenders to Mayor Emi
In a surprising turn of events, one of the three suspects involved in the murder of a 51-year-old man surrendered voluntarily to Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano on August 3, 2023. According to the suspect's confession, he fatally shot the victim on July 31, 2023, along Kapisanan St., Brgy. 162, Malibay, Pasay City, citing relentless bullying as the motive behind the crime.
The tragic incident shed light on the grave consequences of bullying, and it appears that the victim's torment became unbearable, leading to the unfortunate loss of his life. It is reported that the victim had been subjected to constant harassment whenever he passed through the area, ultimately culminating in this senseless act of violence.
Following the initial surrender, authorities arrested another suspect on August 2, while the search for the remaining suspect continues. The swift action taken by Pasay City Chief of Police P/Col. Froilan Uy and his team in apprehending the suspects has been commendable and has contributed to shedding light on the details of the case.
Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano has lauded the police force for their prompt response, ensuring that justice will be served to the victim and his grieving family. The incident has sparked public awareness about the importance of addressing bullying and its potentially devastating consequences. Mayor Emi emphasizes the significance of fostering a safe and compassionate community that condemns any form of harassment, aiming to prevent similar tragedies in the future.
The Pasay City local government, in collaboration with law enforcement agencies, will remain resolute in its efforts to hold the culprits accountable and provide the victim's family with the support and closure they need during this difficult time.
As the investigation progresses, Pasay City officials and community leaders are determined to address the underlying issues that may lead to such violent acts. By promoting awareness and understanding, they hope to create a harmonious environment where every resident feels valued and respected.