Brgy chair, pal killed in Lamitan ambush PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 October 2010 13:11

A barangay chairman and his companion were killed in an ambush Lamitan, Basilan yesterday morning.

Killed were Jainuddin Dulla, chairman of Barangay Balas, and Jamrud Bin Kuranding,    Dulah expired while being transported to Zamboanga City for treatment, while Kuranding was killed on the spot.

A police report disclosed that Dulla and Kuranding were on board a motorcycle going to Lamitan town proper  to attend a candidates forum initiated by the PPCRV and Comelec when gunmen opened fire on them at Sitio Maalum around 8:30 a.m.

Police said the gun slaying of Dullacould be elected related.

It was learned that Dulla had received death threats during the May 2010 elections.

Investigators were still gathering information to track down the killers.