Generoso Granado is a 54 year old farmer from Cadandasan, Bulan, Sorsogon. He has been married twice already and has 16 children from both marriages. He is also a member of a legal organization of farmers in his area.
On August 25, 2004, Generoso was at the Camp of the 509 PNP following up about some personal matters when he was accused of stealing a policeman’s motorcycle. He was also accused of being a member of the NPA. He was arrested without a warrant of arrest and was tortured while in the custody of the police. He later found out that he was charged with murder at the RTC Branch 65 of Sorsogon City. He was incarcerated in Bicol for five years and then he was transferred to the Maximum Compound of the NBP. Sentenced to Reclusion Perpetua.
He is constantly sick, has poor eyesight and arthritis all at the same time. Has been in jail for 18 years. He has applied for clemency.