For­mer Su­bic vil­lage chief killed

Manila Times - - Regions - Barangay PATRICK ROXAS

SU­BIC, Zam­bales: Two uniden­ti­fied gun­men rid­ing a mo­tor­cy­cle shot dead a for­mer (vil­lage) chair­man of this town and wounded his com­pan­ion on Satur­day night in Barangay Cala­pan­dayan.

Rogelio Cabral, 67, for­mer chair­man of Barangay Asi­nan-Pobla­cion, was headed south on board his mo­tor­cy­cle with his com­pan­ion Daisy Rose Beato, 46, when the gun­men, also on a mo­tor­cy­cle, drove closer and shot Cabral sev­eral times. Beato was hit in the left arm.

Cabral and Beato were rushed to Our Lady of Lour­des hos­pi­tal in Olon­gapo City, but Cabral was de­clared dead on ar­rival. head­ing south.

Po­lice are now in­ves­ti­gat­ing the mo­tive for the killing.

In a ra­dio in­ter­view after the shoot­ing, Su­bic Mayor Jay Khonghun, who is now eye­ing the vice gu­ber­na­to­rial post in the prov­ince, ex­pressed sad­ness at Cabral’s killing.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors re­cov­ered four car­tridge cases and a bul­let slug at the scene of the crime. The po­lice also set up check­points in Olon­gapo.

In Novem­ber last year, two mu­nic­i­pal coun­cilors of this town were also am­bushed while trav­el­ing in San Nar­ciso town, but they sur­vived the at­tack.

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