Ever since just election season last 2016, current President Rodrigo Duterte has been very open of bringing back the death penalty when he is in power. Now, that he is the country’s most powerful leader, Duterte is processing some things for this to be possible, but not quite there yet.
Sadly enough a very unfortunate incident has recently happened in an island town of Samal in Davao del Norte where a young woman was both been killed and raped on Wednesday, July 19.
According to the Facebook page Davaoeños Duterte Defenders, the victim was identified as Kimberly Boston Autida a student of University of Southeastern Philippines – Davao Campus and was said to have been a candidate for the Mutya ng Samal 2016.
In a report by GMA News, police investigation showed that the suspect executed his evil plan around 11:00 a.m. at noon and the victim’s dead body was found in a muddy carabao pond with both her hands and feet tied.
Fortunately, the authorities were able get hold of the villainous suspect and was identified as 50-year old Ricardo Sale which authorities are holding for interrogation after the cops found his shirt stained with mud.
After seeing this disaster, many netizens are asking the President to bring back the death penalty. They even added that both the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) should open their eyes and see what’s really happening.
The victim’s family seeks justice for Kimberly’s death and hopes that the news will reach the president and take action.