Wanted man killed in shootout Print
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 16:50

A wanted man was killed in a shootout with the police and military in barangay Doña Cecelia, Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte on Sunday afternoon.

Police Regional Information Officer, Chief Insp. Helen Galvez identified the fatality as Abdulsalam Wahab, alias Boyong of barangay Panabotan in the same municipality.

Wahab was wanted for attempted murder with case number 2015-10 (1239).

The warrant of arrest was issued by Judge Laarni Dajao of the Regional Trial Court branch 27, Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.

A police report disclosed that police and military troops were conducting foot patrol in the area at around 2:30 p.m. when they figured in a shootout with Wahab.

The authorities recovered from the suspect a .45 caliber pistol and a fragmentation grenade. – Dan Toribio