Kagawad shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 15:23

A barangay councilman or kagawad was shot dead while watching television at the house of his cousin in Sitio Sangali Diutay, Tagasilay last Tuesday night.

The fatality was identified as Asbali Mohammad y Kapala, married, a councilman of Sangali. He sustained a gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.

Initial investigation disclosed that Mohammad was at the house of Gallego Julan around 8:40 p.m. watching television when a gunman appeared and shot him in the head.
Police said the gunman hurriedly left the place after Mohammad fell on the ground.

Investigators recovered two spent shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.
City Police Director Sr. Supt. Edwin Deocampo disclosed that the Vitali police under Chief Insp. Domingo Arguilla went on a thorough investigation for the arrest of the killer.  

Personal dispute could be the motive behind the killing, police said yesterday. — Dan Toribio Jr.