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first_imgPolice looking into the death of a man who died while being taken to a drug rehabilitation center in Cebu City will question   four men who were hired to escort Jerome Bendebel, 42, from Balamban town on New Year’s Eve.Investigators are withholding the names of the four  men until they appear before the police, said SPO1 Ruth Violango, homicide investigator of the Cebu City Police Office.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Painters refuse to go quietly Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Police said  the four men were the ones usually hired by the rehabilitation center when there was  a request to pick up a patient.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4 men nabbed after yielding shabu, marijuana in Quezon CitynewsinfoRobbery eyed in slay of DPWH official in BulacannewsinfoMan kills brother in dispute over electricity billMORE STORIESnewsinfo4 men nabbed after yielding shabu, marijuana in Quezon CitynewsinfoRobbery eyed in slay of DPWH official in BulacannewsinfoMan kills brother in dispute over electricity billChief Insp. Jerome Oliver, Balamban police chief, said two witnesses came forward saying they saw Bendebel being beaten up in barangay Lakdon, Balamban town./CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON WITH CORRESPONDENT GABRIEL C. BONJOCRead Next LATEST STORIES Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension The four men were hired by We Do Recover Rehabilitation Center to bring Bendebel, 42, to its facility in barangay Lahug. Cebu City.According to the police blotter,   Bendebel became unruly on the way to Cebu City and smashed the windshield of the car.   He was  subdued by his escorts.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPasig to sue 6 enforcers for extortionThe rehabilitation center refused to accept the patient because he was already pale. Bendebel was brought to the Perpetual Succour Hospital.   Medical staff called the police since  the man was  already dead. Doctors also noticed bruises on different parts of his  body.  Results of an autopsy are still being awaited.  The victim’s sister formally reported the  death to the Cebu City Police Office  on  Jan. 3.Police said no relatives accompanied  Bendebel when he was brought  to Cebu City on board a Gray Mitsubishi Pajero with plate number YFG-160.   His wife declined to accompany him because she couldn’t bear to see her husband being handcuffed, said Violango. WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements MOST READ Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege View comments PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage It’s time to consider taking sea row to UN – Del Rosario Priests ‘forgive’ burglar in Tabor Hill chapel robberylast_img read more