7 gunmen flee with P33,200 in bus holdup PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 09:12

By DAN TORIBIO

Seven gunmen fled with P33,200 in cash they took from bus passengers in a highway robbery in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay early yesterday morning.

A sketchy report reaching from the Police Regional Office-9 disclosed that the Rural Transit Bus with body number 9504 was heading for Zamboanga City from Zamboanga del Sur, when seven armed men flagged it down and announced a holdup in Kabasalan around 3 a.m.,

The holduppers went up the bus and started divesting money and valuables from passengers and the bus conductor.

The holdup was over in two minutes, but the gunmen shot Lina Mirafuentes, one of the passengers, before leaving the bus. She was wounded in the leg.

Unpon receiving a report of the holdup, policemen immediately conducted hot pursuit operations for the possible arrest.

It was learned that the group is behind on the highway robbery in Sibugay province and nearby towns of Zamboanga del Sur. – Dan Toribio Jr.