Barangay chairman shot dead in Lamitan PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 17:15

A barangay chairman was shot dead in Lamitan yesterday morning.

Killed was Hadji Sharif Mayarin, barangay chairman of ParangBasak, Lamitan City.

Police said that Mayarin was on board a motorcycle on his way to the city proper when another motorcycle, an XRM Honda, with two men aboard followed him. Near  the Oval Site, Barangay Matibay, the bakrider opened fire on Mayarin hitting him in the back abdomen. He was pronounced dead on arrival (DOA) at the Dr. Torres Hospital.

Recovered at the crime scene were two empty shells and one slug of .45 caliber pistol.

Investigators were still working on the case. — Richard Falcatan