Militiaman shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 May 2011 16:25

A militiaman was shot dead by one of two men riding on a motorcycle along the highway at  Pitogo, Sinunuc last Tuesday night.

The fatality was identified as Lajid Hipun Ajak, a member of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) detailed with the Task Force Zamboanga and a resident of Flamingo Village, Upper Calarian. He sustained a bullet wound in the head and died on the spot.

A police report disclosed that Ajak was driving a motorcycle heading for the city proper around 6:25 p.m., when two men aboard another motorcycle chased him and the backrider shot him in the head.
The gunmen sped away after the incident.

Police recovered a .45 caliber pistol loaded with seven rounds of ammunition from Ajak’s possession. His body was claimed by his relatives after an ocular investigation. — Dan Toribio Jr.