PNP pinpoints Daraga mayor as mastermind in Batocabe murder

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has tagged Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo as the alleged mastermind in the murder of AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe.

This was announced by Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde in a press conference, adding that the PNP is set to file charges against Baldo and his accomplices who are allegedly former rebels and military officials. Batocabe, who intends to contest the mayoral post of Daraga, Albay; and his police escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz were gunned down on December 22 while attending a gift giving activity in his hometown.