Basilan Provincial Capitol accountant shot Print
Thursday, 20 July 2017 16:35

By DAN TORIBIO

An accountant of the Basilan Provincial Capitol office was shot and wounded in Lower Maligi, Isabela city last Tuesday.

The victim was identified as Karim Asakil y Mahlun, 44 years old, married and a resident of Barrio Militar, Menzi, Isabela city, Basilan.

A Police Regional Office-9 report said that the incident happened while the victim was travelling on board his car together with his wife Monira, daughter Rabia and three other persons in barangay Maligue.

Upon reaching the area fronting the St Lourdes chapel, one of two men wearing red hooded jackets who were riding in tandem on board a motorcycle fired towards the victim.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds on the lower left portion of his chest.

The suspects escaped towards the Isabela-Maluso national highway.

The victim was rushed to the Basilan Community Hospital and thereafter transferred to Zamboanga city for further medical treatment.  (Dan Toribio)