By Marisol Bo-oc | 03:47 PM September 09, 2023
Gov. Aris Aumentado on Saturday visited the wake of Jingler Compoc in Barangay Rizal in Batuan town.
Compoc was among those killed in a series of encounters with government troops in Bilar town in Bohol last Sept. 7.
Aumentado was accompanied by Mita Tecson of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (OPSWD) who gave assistance to the family.
Aumentado spoke to Compoc’s family members.
“Kanunay nakong pahinumdoman nga bisan sa atong kalisdanan sa kinabuhi, mas maayong mopasilong sa landong sa gobyerno,” he said.
Aumentado said they can surrender and avail of the government’s livelihood assistance, and not just focus on armed engagements.
“Nasubo ako ani nga sitwasyon mao man nga kanunay ako nagahangyo nga mubalik ta sa atong Pangagamhanan kay ang atong Gobyerno matinud- anon nga nagasunod sa gikalatid sa balaod apan maloloy-on kita sa atong kaigsoonan nga nagtinguha pagbalik sa Pangagamhanan, ” he added.
Compoc was the son of Domingo Compoc, alias Kumander Cobra, the alleged guerilla front secretary. He was allegedly the vice squad leader of the remnants of the dismantled Bohol Front Committee.
Jingler was among those who were killed in a series of encounters with 47 Infantry Battalion in Sitio Ilaud in Barangay Campagao in Bilar town.
Others killed were Ruben Nabas Samorano, 40, a resident of Rizal, Batuan, Bohol; Nelson Lumantas, 50, a resident of barangay Bayawahan, Sevilla town, Bohol; Rogelio Jorillo alias Tacoy from Minglanilla, Cebu; Felisisimo Arcales Estañola, 67, a resident of Purok 7, Barangay Maitom, Catigbian, Bohol; and alias Emoy from Catigbian, Bohol; and a certain Okloy.