Porferio Cosenas is asking for financial assistance from the government to purchase his medicines needed to heal his body from the beatings he endured in the hands of two Abu Sayyaf members who were later killed by government troops on Pangangan Island, Calape town, last May 15. Leo Udtohan, INQ
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- Porferio Cosenas spoke as if he was being strangled. He walked slowly since his groin was still aching.
Cosenas, 82, also known as Lolo Peryong, was suffering from the severe beating in the hands of two Abu Sayyaf bandits, minutes before they were killed by soldiers on Pangangan Island, Calape town, last May 15.
His back, chest and groin remain painful even if it has been two weeks since he was beaten up.
On Tuesday, Lolo Peryong was accompanied by his daughter, Rodelita Granaderos, to Tagbilaran City for his check-up.
They also dropped by radio station dyRD to air an appeal for …
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