Marawi prosecutor killed in ambush PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 12:02

Government authorities are now conducting thorough probe to unmask and arrest the suspects behind Monday’s ambush slay of a prosecutor in Marawi City, an official disclosed.

Army’s 1st Infantry Division Public Affairs Officer-in-Charge Capt. Franco Suelto identified the slain prosecutor as Atty. Zaipal Alawi, Sr., 64, of Marawi City.

Suelto said wounded was Alawi’s driver, Saiben Durong Baiza, 46.

The incident took place around 11:45 a.m. Monday at crossing Sarimanok in Barangay Marawi Poblacion, Marawi City.

Investigation showed the victims were on board a car with on the way home when ambushed by two unidentified gunmen.

He said the police and military authorities are now looking into all possible motives to unmask the suspects.