Pres. Duterte Comforts Families of Slain Soldier Victor Alejo Showing His Soft Sides (Photos)


The President of the Republic of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte showed how to give importance to a Filipino soldier as he visited and comforted the families of slain soldier Victor Alejo. Pres. Duterte visited the wake of Alejo in Davao City on February 3, 2016.


The tough-talking former Mayor of Davao City, Pres. Duterte showed his soft side during his visit as he comforted the parents of the newly engaged second lieutenant who was killed during an encounter with the alleged members of the New People's Army (NPA) in Davao Oriental on Wednesday afternoon.

2Lt. Victor Alejo is a product of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class of 2015 and was assigned to the Philippine Army.

The incident leading to the death of Alejo came after his group was planning to respond to the complains of the villagers in Barangay Lambog. The Philippine Army received an information from local officials the armed groups forced the locals to join the rebels and asking for money from small businesses in the area.


During the surprised visit of Pres. Rody Duterte despite his busy schedules some residents were touched with the gestures made by the country's most powerful man as he comforted the parents of Alejo and vowed to give justice for what happened to their youngest child.

Pres. Duterte also hugged the mother of the former PMA graduate that made netizens emotional after photos were shared on social media.

According to the father of slain soldier, Norman Alejo noted during his conversation with the President that he supported the decision of the President to terminate the ceasefire agreement between the government and NPA rebels.


The body of 2Lt. Miguel Victor Alejo was given military honors as it was loaded into a C130 aircraft that will bring his body to Luzon where he will be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Source: Kalinaw News / PCO


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