Land caretaker shot to death PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 14:30


A land caretaker was shot to death at a dimly lit spot in Sitio Pohok, Cabaluay last Sunday night.

Chief Insp. Gary Bahoy, Sangali Police Station chief,  said the fatality, Petronilo Cuevas, 48, married, sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

Police said that Cuevas was shot past 7 p.m. few meters away from his residence.

Cuevas’ wife told the police that her husband went out of their house bringing along with him a flashlight and a bolo to buy noodles from a store and to collect debt from their neighbor when they heard several shots.

Moments later, Cuevas was discovered dead with his flashlight still on and his bolo in his possession.

Witnesses told the police that the gunman boarded a get-away motorcycle driven by a cohort that sped towards the interior of Sitio Pohok towards Talabaan area.

Police recovered several spent shells of .45 caliber at the crime scene. – Dan Toribio