‘Ka­gawad’ shot dead dur­ing bas­ket­ball game

Manila Bulletin - - Luzon News - By NIÑO N. LUCES

CAMP OLA, Albay — A barangay ka­gawad (vil­lage coun­cil­man) in Juban town, Sor­so­gon was shot dead by still uniden­ti­fied as­sailants while watch­ing a bas­ket­ball tour­na­ment on Fri­day night.

Chief In­spec­tor Malu Calubaquib, Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice 5 (PRO5) spokesper­son, iden­ti­fied the vic­tim as Ka­gawad Em­me­lio E. Guab, 42, of Barangay La­jong in Juban.

Ini­tial in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­vealed that around 8 p.m. on Fri­day, while watch­ing a bas­ket­ball game, in host Barangay Lad­jong three gun­men ap­proached him and opened fire.

Guab died on the spot due to mul­ti­ple bul­let wounds, Calubaquib said.

She added that the mo­tive in his killing has yet to be de­ter­mined by in­ves­ti­ga­tors.

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