Farmer clubbed to death, body hanged on tree PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 11 February 2012 14:54

Unidentified men clubbed and hanged a  farmer to death in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte, last Thursday morning.

Police said the victim’s hands were tied and bruises were also visible in his body.

Antonio Maneja, 58, an upland farmer of Barangay Malintoban, was hanged on a coconut tree.

Investigation revealed that Maneja was seen by his neighbor in his farm a day before his body was discovered.

Police theorized that the victim was beaten first before he was hanged on a coconut tree with a rope.

The body was discovered by his horrified wife who reported it to the police. — Noning R. Antonio