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CAFGU sacked from service after killing his brother

Claveria Masbate (June 27, 2011) — A personnel of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU), who shot his brother with a Garand rifle at a detachment in barangay Pasig in this town was ordered dismissed from service by the Division command of the 9th Infantry Division, PA based in Pili, Camarines Sur.

9th Infantry Division spokesman, Army Major Angelo Guzman identified the suspect as CAA Renate Delararma,who killed his brother CAA Vecillio Delarma also a CAFGU member at the said detachment, after duty hours last June 24.

In a press statement on Sunday (June 26) 22nd Inf. CAFGU Batallion, commander, Lt. Col. Anthony Purugganan corrected earlier reports the Renate was drunk during the shooting incident. It was learned from a probe conducted by Purugganan that family problems between the two brothers was the cause of the fatal quarrel.

Renate was reportedly surrendered by the 22nd Inf. CAFGU Battalion together with the Garand rifle used during the murder to the Claveria municipal police station.

According to Guzman, 9th Infantry Division commander, Major General Josue Gaversa had ordered to give burial and financial assistance to the family of the slain CAFGU personnel. (SONNY SALES)