(In two days)4 killed, 1 wounded in 3 gun attacks PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 14:33

By Dan Toribio

A former policeman and three others were killed while a 53-year-old man was wounded in three separate gun attacks in Barangays Kasanyangan and San Roque over the past two days.

An ex-cop and his companion were brutally gunned down by riding-in-tandem criminals while travelling along the Kasanyangan Highway at dawn yesterday.

The victims were identified as Edlin Lambo y Baughman, 34, a former Police Officer 1 who had been dismissed from the service.  Lambo was killed on the spot from multiple gunshot wounds.

Lambo’s companion, Modzfar E. Salialim, a resident of Asian, Kasanyangan, was declared dead on arrival at a local hospital from two gunshot wounds.

Investigation showed that Lambo together with Salialim as backrider, were travelling aboard their motorcycle towards Asinan from Barangay Kasanyangan when unidentified riding-in-tandem criminals closed in and shot the two at close range.

The suspects then fled towards the direction of the city proper.

Police were able to recover a kitchen knife, eighteen (18) fired cartridges of a 9mm pistol, six fired cartridges of a.45 cal pistol and three deformed slugs of an undetermined firearm.

At around noontime, Bashir Kasim, 50, was allegedly shot and killed by Jubail Asiddin, 70, inside a mosque in Omar Drive, Barangay Talon- Talon.

Police said that Kasim was about to pray inside the mosque when Asiddin, who was then armed with a handgun, approached the victim and shot the latter in the chest.

Kasim died on the spot due to a fatal bullet wound.

Last Monday evening,  Addani Alhambri Muammara, 35, and Tutoh Bangsa Akmad, 53, were shot by one of two gunmen inside a videoke bar along 2nd Navarro Street in Barangay San Roque.

Muammara was killed on the spot with a bullet wound in the head while Akmad was shot in his right leg.

Akmad was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Iniital investigation showed that Muammara and some companions were inside the videoke house when the gunmen appeared and shot them.  (Dan Toribio)