Lilia Nuño condemns killing of trusted man PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 April 2013 11:23

Fuerza Zamboanga congressional aspirant in District 2 Lilia Nuño strongly condemned the brutal killing of her trusted office staff last Friday night saying the incident is a true picture of the unstable peace and order condition in Zamboanga City.

Rahman Ramdi, an IT expert and a resident of Barangay Cawit way waslaid by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunman while on his way home Friday night killing him on the spot. The victim was rushed to the Western Mindanao Medical Center where he was declared dead on arrival.

Nuño was on stage preparing to be the next speaker in their jampacked rally in Barangay Lunzuran when she received a call from her daughter that her staff was shot. Nuño immediately went down the stage and gave the microphone to Fuerza standard bearer and mayoralty bet Erbie A. Fabian to take over and explain to the people what happened.

She then rushed to the hospital together with her supporters and other Fuerza Zamboanga team members where she became sad to see the lifeless and bullet riddled body of Rahman

Nuño called on the local police to conduct a thorough investigation on the incident to give justice to the victim and his family. She also appealed to witnesses to cooperate with the authorities to identify the perpetrators.

“I am very sad about the killing of my right hand staff. He is a very responsible guy whom I have trusted since day one in public service,” Nuno said.

The teary-eyed mother described Ramdi as a God-fearing person being so dedicated to his religious activities and even work usually beyond office hours just to accomplish the tasks given to him.

“As a mother, I know how it is to lose a son, I am calling on the residents who witnessed the crime to help us and the authorities identify the suspects,” Nuno added.

She lamented that the worsening crime situation in the city is a clear manifestation of failure of leadership of the present administration.

“Killings almost happen almost every day, not choosing the victim and the time,” she observed.

Nuno said we are no longer safe in the city because the criminals are no longer afraid of the authorities despite the implementation of the Comelec gun ban.

“I do not want to speculate about any political motive on the incident since this is political season, that’s why my entire family is calling on the authorities to dig deeper into the case,” Nuno said.

Meanwhile, Fuerza Zamboanga mayoralty bet Erbie A. Fabian has called on the police to investigate the killing of Ram Ramdy, an aide of Councilor Nuno in the city council.

Fabian expressed dismay over the incident even as he reiterated his group’s stand on the prevailing peace and order of the city.

‘I have said time and again, there is no denying our peace and order problem in the city and something is very wrong with how this is being taken for granted by our officialdom,” Fabian said.

“Mine and our party mates expressed our deepest sympathy to the family of the late Ram Randy and call on the police to speed up the investigation and give justice to the family of the deceased,”  he said. BS/ Fuerza Zamboanga Media Bureau