Farmer Fatally Shot in Southern Cebu Mountain Barangay
A devastating incident unfolded on January 17, 2024, in the tranquil mountain barangay of Caliongan, located in Dalaguete town, southern Cebu. A farmer, Josefino Limbaga Baldaveno, 32 years old and single, tragically lost his life in what initially appeared to be a case of mistaken identity.
According to reports from the Dalaguete police, headed by Major Clemente Ceralde Jr., the victim’s mother recounted the chilling events leading up to her son’s untimely demise. She revealed that a duo on a motorcycle had summoned Baldaveno moments before the fatal shooting occurred. In a heart-wrenching turn of events, they opened fire on him as he approached them.
Baldaveno sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his head and body, succumbing to his injuries soon after. The motive behind this heinous crime remains unclear, leaving the local community in shock and mourning the loss of a hardworking and well-respected member.
To provide a deeper understanding of the incident, it is important to shed light on the location where this tragedy unfolded. Caliongan, a serene mountain barangay nestled in Dalaguete town, is known for its picturesque landscapes and close-knit community. The area has long been a haven for farmers, who rely on its fertile soil to cultivate their crops and sustain their livelihoods.
As the investigation into Baldaveno’s murder continues, authorities are diligently working to uncover any leads or motives that may shed light on this senseless act of violence. The tight-knit community of Caliongan mourns the loss of a beloved member and demands justice for Baldaveno’s untimely demise.
It is crucial for anyone with information regarding this case to come forward and assist the authorities in their quest for justice. The loss of a promising young farmer has sent shockwaves throughout the community, reminding us all of the importance of unity and vigilance in the face of such tragedies.
Our hearts go out to Josefino Limbaga Baldaveno’s family and friends during this difficult time. May they find solace and strength in the support of their community as they navigate through this unimaginable grief. Let us stand together and ensure that justice is served for the life unjustly taken in the peaceful mountain barangay of Caliongan.