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Luli Arroyo’s bro-in-law hurt in Pasig carjacking 06/20/2010

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Luli Arroyo’s bro-in-law hurt in Pasig carjacking


06/20/2010

A brother-in-law of President Arroyo’s daughter, Lourdes “Luli” Arroyo-Bernas, was shot and wounded after he tried to stop four car thieves in Pasig City yesterday morning, police said.

Businessman Jorge Bernas, 41, suffered two gunshot wounds in the abdomen and one on the left arm as he attempted to defy the attackers, police added. 

Reports said Jorge, his wife and two children had just arrived from the United States before the shooting happened.
Around 5 a.m., Bernas and his family were traveling on their way home in Greenmeadows Subdivision in Quezon City, 

At around 5 a.m., Bernasand his family were traveling on their way home in Greenmeadows Subdivision in Quezon City, when the incident happened. 

Upon reaching the corner of Ortigas Avenue in Barangay Ugong, a Hi-Ace van bumped their vehicle’s right rear, police said.

As Bernas and his driver get out of the car to check the damage, four gunmen came out of the Hi-Ace van and declared a hold-up.

Investigation showed the gunmen fired at Bernas and his driver when he called out for help.

The robbers then escaped leaving Bernas wounded. 

The attackers then forced the family driver out of the van before commandeering the vehicle, with Jorge’s wife, their two children and a house help still inside.

The captive Bernases were later dropped off on Edsa at the corner of Estrella Street in Makati City, police said.
A radio dzMM report said doctors at the Medical City have declared that Bernas is in stable condition.
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