Suspect in ambush of Iligan City solon arrested PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 14 December 2014 14:11

One of the suspects in the ambush-slay attempt on Iligan City Rep. Vicente “Varf” Belmonte was arrested Saturday morning in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental,  police said.

Arrested was Dominador Tumala, 52, of Sergio Osmena, Zamboanga del Norte.

Belmonte and his convoy were waylaid by at least three vehicles with fully armed men about three kilometers just as the congressman’s party left the Laguindingan airport en route to the national highway about 2 p.m. Thursday.

Belmonte was wounded while three of his escorts died.