Imam killed in gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 01 December 2011 14:59

An imam was killed while his companion escaped unhurt in a gun attack at Km. 8, Barangay Mampang last Tuesday night.

The fatality was identified as Faisal Sadikal also known as Imam Faisal, a resident of Langil Island, Basilan.

A police report disclosed that Sadikal and  Abram Salem, 21, a seaweed farmer were at the said place to fetch the former’s wife around 6:20 p.m. when two men riding on a motorcycle appeared and the backrider opened fire on them.

Salem managed to run, but Sadikal was hit by bullets and slumped on the on the ground. He was dead on the spot.

The gunmen sped away before the police arrived at the crime scene.

Recovered at the crime scene were five spent shells of .45 caliber pistol.

Salem failed to recognize the gunmen as it was his first time to see them. — Dan Toribio Jr.