Man dead, kin hurt in hi-way gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 16:17

A man was killed while his relative was wounded in a gun attack in Barangay Tagasilay last Sunday night.

Killed was Naz Mohammad Salvin, wounded was Mohammad Adil Lao. both married and residents of Sitio Marangan, Muti.

A police report disclosed that Salvin and Lao had just attended the wedding of their relative in Tagasilay and were returning home passing the Lobregat Highway in Tagasilay, when gunmen opened fire on them from behind using an armalite rifle.

When the victims fell on the pavement, the gunmen escaped.

Salvin sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot, while Lao was rushed to the Zamboanga City Medical Center with a gunshot wound in the body.

Recovered at the crime scene were 10 spent shells of caliber 5.56 (M-16 ammo).

Salvin’s body was claimed by his relatives for burial service after a post mort mortem examination.

Investigators of the Curuan police station were still investigating the case.

In Basilan, a barangay chairman was killed in an ambush around 4 p.m.yesterday.

Slain was Rolly Lahaman, chairman of Barangay Bohe Ibu.

No other details about the ambush available as of press time. – Dan Toribio Jr.