Navotas, Manila. At first glance, you might mistake the various Hello Kitty stickers, curtains, and stuffed toys for a joyous celebration. However, the reality is that it’s a Hello Kitty-themed wake for a slain 16-year old who was allegedly the victim of a summary execution.
Her family saw a photo of her lifeless body on Facebook
She was last seen alive by her family on April 17th, a day after, her family found a photo of her lifeless body on the Obando, Bulacan Police Facebook page. According to reports, she was shot a total of five times in various parts of her body.
The victim’s sister shares, “Kung totoong naghirap man siya nung buhay siya, at least ngayon kahit na patay siya, mabigay man lang namin yung gusto niya.”
She was allegedly the victim of a summary execution
Currently, the police have no official statement regarding the victim’s death, however, according to a spot report, she was allegedly the victim of a drug related summary execution, an accusation that her family vehemently denies.
“Hindi po siya tokhang, may mga pangarap pa siya sa buhay,” her sister adds.
Her family is currently waiting for the results of the autopsy report, and are hoping for justice and the truth about what really happened to their slain loved one.
Keep your loved ones safe
These days, it’s very important for parents to always know that their kids are safe. Which is why as parents, we should teach our kids how to keep themselves safe and to always think of their safety first and foremost.
- Make sure you know where your kids are at all times. As much as parents should let their kids explore the world around them, there are also a lot of nefarious people who prey on kids. So it’s very important to know where your kids are, especially if they’re on a field trip or if they’re visiting a friend’s house.
- If possible, give your child a cellphone so that you can keep in contact with them. These days, cellphones are pretty much a necessity as it helps people get in touch with each other, and it’s also important in case of emergencies. Of course, it’s also important to teach your child to be responsible when it comes to using their phones.
- Teach them not to talk to anyone that seems suspicious. Sometimes, strangers posing as people who are lost or need help might actually be criminals trying to prey on your child’s innocence. Which is why it’s important for your kids to know who to trust and know the signs of someone who’s planning something against them.
- When in doubt, go to a trusted adult. Teach your kids to go to a policeman, a trusted teacher, or even the security guard if they feel that there’s someone nearby that’s threatening them.
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