Couple shot dead inside house PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 January 2014 13:27

A man and his wife were killed while their three-year-old child was spared by the killers in a gun attack inside their residence at Phase 4, Country Homes Subdivision, Ayala last Monday night.

The fatalities were identified as Abdurajak Usab y Hajirul, 39, and his wife Hadja Fharhana Alphad, 36.

Police said that Abdurajak sustained bullet wounds in the head and lower armpit while Fharhana was hit in the right side of the stomach and in the chest.

The gunslaying was discovered around 9:30 a.m. the following day and was reported to the Ayala Police Station.

The 3-year-old child told the police that it was their family friend who went to their house Monday night and figured in a heated argument with the couple. During the argument, the man pulled out a handgun and shot Abdurajak and Fharhana.

Police said that based on investigation, the killer is a friend of the couple and was frequently seen in their house.

Police suspected drug deal as the motive of the killing.

Investigators gathered that the victims owed the killer some amount of money. – Dan Toribio Jr.