Sorsogon journalist Jobert Bercasio shot dead

SORSOGON CITY – A local haed-hitting journalist, Jobert Bercasio, also known as “Polpog” was shot dead here Monday evening by motorcycle-riding assailants.

His nickname “Pulpog” roughly translates to “bugbog” in Tagalog.

Police report said Bercasio was on board his motorcycle en route to Seabreeze Subdivision in Barangay Cabid-An from the city proper when he was shot several times by his two assailants.He died on the spot.

Sorsogon City police chief, Supt. Benito Dipad said empty casings from an M-16 rifle were recovered at the crime scene.

“Police investigators are now reviewing CCTV footages along the route taken by the victim for possible identification of the suspects,” Dipad added.

Bercasio, who was known for his hard-hitting commentaries, used to host a program through Facebook live.

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