The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Fabel Pineda who was murdered in cold blood last July 2 by suspected police agents in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur.
It is with great indignation that we denounce the police agents who were behind the rape of Fabel and her 18-year old cousin after being accosted for alleged curfew violations. Accompanied by an uncle, the two filed complaints at the local police station. Before leaving the station, their request for a police escort was denied. Fabel was shot in coldblood on their way home.
These circumstances lead people to believe that the entire local police force is complicit in the rape of Fabel and her cousin and Fabel’s murder. The crime is the consequence of the culture of impunity and misogyny which the monster Duterte has promoted in the PNP and AFP.
The Party and revolutionary forces join Fabel’s family in their quest for justice. The justice system of the incipient revolutionary government can take action. Local revolutionary authorities can form a special committee to conduct an investigation into the rape and murder case, and initiate judicial proceedings against the suspects. Units of the New People’s Army in the area can be tasked to arrest and carry out the orders of the duly-authorized bodies.