April 5, afternoon. Arjino Paran Badayan, 62, farmer, Sogod. The victim died after his neighbor hit him on the head with a piece of wood.
NOTE: P/Col. Robert Lingbawan on April 9 assumed as Cebu Provincial Police Office director, replacing P/Col. Alladin Collado.
April 10, 9PM. Ponciano Losernas, Jr., 35, farmer, San Francisco, Camotes. The victim was shot dead by a 38-year old suspect who was arrested shortly after committing the crime.
April 11 (Sunday), 2:30AM. A husband, 57, and his wife, 56, were sleeping inside their store at Brgy. Poblacion, Danao City when an unidentified suspect entered the store and shot them. Both husband and wife were wounded and brought to the hospital.
April 11, 7PM. A 38-year old farmer from Brgy. Cantabaco, Toledo City, was shot and wounded by a drunk man.
April 11, 9PM. A 19-year old man was shot and wounded by riding in tandem at Balirong, Naga City.
April 12, past 9AM. A 38-year old Korean woman was shot and wounded by riding in tandem in Banilad, Mandaue City. The victim was waiting inside her car when attacked. The victim reportedly works for a travel agency.
NOTE: On April 14, P/Col. Engelbert Soriano replaced P/Col. Lingbawan as CPPO director.
April 14, 2021, Past 5PM. Ritchie Nepomuceno, female, 35, Deca Homes, Tungkil, Minglanilla. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem while she was standing at Natalio Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City. She had filed complaints against Sawang Calero police for robbery, arbitrary detention and more, and accused the leader of the raiding team, P/Staff Sgt. Celso Colita, of raping her twice. Later on April 14, Colita was found dead inside the bathroom of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit -7 where Colita was staying after having been suspended pending investigation of Nepomuceno’s allegations. The police said Colita had shot himself.
April 20, 2021. The body of an unidentified male person with bullet wound was discovered at Brgy. Panlag, Consolacion.
April 20, 8:20PM. Nasem Lequigan, 31, Purok Lemonsito, Brgy. Umapad, Mandaue City. The victim was shot dead by the suspect who was complaining about the victim’s dog’s barking.
April 20, 8:50PM. Roger Mangas, 42, So. Sambagan, Brgy. Tabunok, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead by unidentified suspect/s when he was getting his motorcycle parked opposite side of the road.
April 20, 11:50PM. A 32-year old man from Brgy. Daanlungsod, Toledo City, was shot and wounded by a lone gunman at So. Terminal, Brgy. Poblacion, Toledo City.
April 24, 2021, 5PM. A 12-year old boy was shot dead by a security guard of a construction site in Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City. The victim was with other minors/youth inside the construction site stealing scrap metals.
April 25, 7PM. Claro Ramos Cagigas, Jr., 65, Brgy. Poblacion, Argao. The victim was sitting on his terrace when shot dead by unidentified suspect/s. The victim had retired a few months earlier after many years of service at the Cebu Port Authority.
April 27, past 4PM. Ronald Cabaluna, 44, e-bike driver, Brgy. Candulawan, Talisay City, was stabbed to death by a fellow e-bike driver after a quarrel.
April 27, 2021, 7PM. A 29-year old fisherman from Medellin was fired upon and wounded while riding his pumpboat. The suspects, too, were on a pumpboat with one of the suspects opening fire. The “riding-in-tandem” on the sea happened in Brgy. Poblacion, Santa Fe, Bantayan Island.
April 28. Ronnie Subingsubing, 34, Brgy. Day-as, Cebu City, messenger at a printing company. The victim had a quarrel with someone and left for the northern town of Tabogon. However, his enemy caught up with him and shot him dead at Brgy. Ilihan.
April 28, 2021. John Lester Bernales, 21, Brgy. Cogon Pardo, Cebu City. The victim was shot dead by unidentified suspect who walked up to him and shot him not far from the victim’s house.
Sources: SunStar Cebu, Superbalita Cebu, Banat News, The Freeman, Radio Station DYLA, Radio Mindanao Network – DYHP, Facebook