DAET, Dec. 17 -- Police Senior Supt. Godofredo K. Tulo-o, Officer-in-Charge of the Camarines Norte Police Provincial Office, has recommended the creation of a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) that will focus on investigating the killing of Joel Baricas, chairman of Barangay Lalawigan, Mercedes, Camarines Norte.

Tulo-o made the recommendation to Chief Supt. Arnel B. Escobal, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 5, during the case conference at Camp Wenceslao Q. Vinzons in Barangay Dogongan here on Monday morning.

Baricas was shot several times by still unidentified suspects at around 11:45 p.m. last Dec. 15 while on his way home after attending the barangay Christmas party held at the covered court of the village.

He sustain...