Islamic scholar shot by brother in Lanao del Sur

Bandera (Mindanao) - - FRONT PAGE - — John Roson

AN Islamic scholar was injured after being shot by his brother in Poona Bayabao, Lanao de Sur, Tuesday night, police said.

Ustadz Hanim Bascara was shot on the left leg, said Senior Insp. Jemar delos Santos, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao police spokesman.

Suspect Acmad Bascara, a brother of the victim, escaped after the shooting and is now being tracked down,

he said.

The incident occurred around 9:20 p.m., in Brgy. Cairan Rogan.

Initial investigation indicated that Hanim and Acmad had a "heated argument" before t he shooting, Delos Santos said.

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