The police department of Los Banos are facing one of the most trying times in their history as Senior Supt. Gilbert Cruz fired a number of policemen due to the increasing crime rate in the area.
According to reports, this does not only include the rape case that happened last year but also a more recent one that happened on Wednesday, February 29. A high school freshman was tortured on that date, sources say. Just yesterday, another unfortunate event happened in Laguna and this involves a UP LB student. Ray Bernard Penaranda was held up and killed. Peneranda, who hails from Tanay, Rizal was taking up BS Agriculture in the university.