Seaweed farmer shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 15:23

A seaweed farmer was shot to death by three gunmen at Sitio Tulang, Muti yesterday morning.

Killed was Abdua Hassim y Ukong, married. He sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

Initial investigation showed that Hassim was walking on his way to his seaweed farm around 6:30 a.m. when three gunmen appeared and opened fire on him. Hassim died where he fell.

Police identified the assailants as Edil Amajad, Hussin Ahaddi, Termiji Jamil and a certain Sajid. They were positively identified by some witnesses who saw the gun attack.

Police were looking into revenge as the motive behind the killing.

Curuan policemen have mounted a hot pursuit operation for the possible arrest of the killers.– Dan Toribio Jr.