Businessman loses P5T, goods to highway robbers PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 31 October 2010 17:48

Five gunmen held up a businessman aboard a delivery truck and divested him of money and assorted grocery items in Barangay Balakan, Salug, Zamboanga del Norte last Tuesday afternoon.

A police report disclosed that Jovenciano Santander, 37, married, a businessman, was driving a delivery truck loaded with assorted grocery items coming from Godod, Zamboanga del Norte when men armed with high powered firearms blocked his path and announced a holdup.

Police said the holduppers fired their guns, including UZI, M-16 and shotgun,fired shots on the air prompting Santander to stop the vehicle.

The holduppers ransacked truck and grabbed money amounting to P5,000 from Santander, who was being accompanied by a truck helper.

The holduppers fled towards the hinterland.

The incident was reported to the Salug police and a follow-up operation was launched but the gunmen were no longer in the said place.

By Dan Toribio Jr.