Bandit killed in Sibugay encounter PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 08 September 2013 14:38

A bandit was killed in an encounter with police and military forces in Barangay Silal, Payao, Zamboanga Sibugay last Friday morning.
Allan Dacula sustained a bullet wound in the body and died on the spot.
Police Regional Information officer Chief Insp. Ariel Huesca disclosed that men of the Payao Municipal Police Station and soldiers of the Army’s Bravo Company of the 44IB were on a security patrol around 9:30 a.m. when they were fired upon by Dacula and his four companions.
The policemen and soldiers returned fire triggering a gunfight that lasted for five minutes.
After the exchange of fire, Dacula’s companions withdrew towards a forested area.
Dacula’s body was recovered during a clearing operation. It was brought to a funeral parlor where a post mortem examination was conducted. — Dan Toribio Jr.