Younger brother of councilor shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:53


The younger brother of IP Representative in the city coucil, Tungku Hanapi was gunned down in the interior prtion of Sitio Asinan, Kasanyangan on Sunday night.

Police identified the fatality as Omar Hanapi y Bairula, 36, married, a member of the barangay tanod. He sustained bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

Initial investigation showed that Hanapi was shot at around past 7:00 in the evening by a still unidentified gunman.

Hanapi’s wife, Grace Montaño Hanapi, told the police that before the incident, a certain Utoh Ballaho went to their house and invited her husband to go out to meet their friend, Ombrok Macrohon, at around 6:00 in the evening.

Grace said that after an hour, she was informed that her husband was shot and killed in a dimly lit of Sitio Asinan, of the same barangay.

Policemen recovered five spent shells of a .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

The Tetuan police led by Supt. Nonito Asdai have launched a thorough investigation for the possible arrest of the killer. – Dan Toribio