first_imgThe CHR also called on law enforcementagencies to “to bring justice to the victims and their family.” The remains of former Batangas Rep.Edgar Mendoza, his bodyguard Ruel Ruiz and his driver Nicanor Mendoza werefound inside a torchedvehicle on a roadside in Tiaong town. The Commission has endorsed the case forinvestigation to its Calabarzon office, CHR Spokesperson Jacqueline de Guiasaid in a statement. MANILA – The Commission on Human Rights(CHR) will look into the killing of a former Batangas lawmaker whose charredremains was found inside a car in Quezon province earlier this week. Investigators earlier said they haveidentified several suspects in the brutal killing, but have yet to establish amotive./PN “Vigilante killings, which arbitrarilydeprives individuals of the right to life, contributes to the growing cultureof impunity,” De Guia said as she described Mendoza’s killing as a“deplorable display of barbarity and cruelty.” “The Commission on Human Rights condemnsthis horrible act, along with the number of vigilante killings against presentand former government officials,” she said on Saturday. last_img