Female kagawad dead, hubby hurt in gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:16

A female barangay kagawad of Latuan was killed, while her husband was wounded in gun attack last Sunday night.

The fatality was identified as Rosalinda Ladao y Cañete. Wounded was Saturnino Ladao y Atilano.

Police said Rosalinda sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the body, while Saturnino was wounded in the right arm.

A police report disclosed that Rosalinda and Saturnino were on their way home from a political rally of Team Pnoy in Curuan around 11 p.m. when gunmen opened fire on them.

The gunmen left the place when the couple fell on the ground.

Saturnino was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The Curuan police station under Chief Insp. Ricardo Garcia is yet to identify the assailants.

Investigation is focused on some angles including politics.

The gun attack is part of a series of killings in Zamboanga City where the killers are using firearms.

Last week and couple was gunned down in Talon-Talon, and before this, the office staff of congressional bet Lilia Nuño was shot dead in San Roque. Another victim of gunslaying was the son of a businessman who was killed at Cadena de Amor, Guiwan. A businessman was also shot dead in Vitali. — Dan Toribio Jr.