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Tuesday, 26 October 2010 13:07

An aspirant for the post of barangay chairman was shot and killed during a campaign sortie in Purok Ocho, Barangay Poblacion, Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur Thursday night last week.

The fatality was identified as Cosain Bunga, 40, married. He sustained bullet wounds in the head and forearms and died on the spot.

Initial investigation disclosed that Bunga together with his supporters were on a house-to-house campaign around 8:30 p.m. when aunman appeared and shot him at close range.

The gunman disappeared under cover of darkness.   

Bunga’s supporters told the police that they failed to recognize the killer.

Investigators were looking into politics as the motive behind the killing.

By Dan Toribio Jr.