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Probe starts on attack on wife of anti-drugs cop in Angeles

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Probe starts on attack on wife of anti-drugs cop in Angeles

/ 06:15 PM September 13, 2017

ANGELES CITY—The woman who was attacked by a gunman on Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 12) is the wife of a policeman handling anti-narcotics operations in a Pampanga town, sensing the case was related to the anti-drug war of the police.

Rosana Oronce-Agrano slipped into a coma after a gunman shot her on the left side of the head at 2:50 p.m. infront of a supermarket near a jeepney terminal here.

Agrano’s husband is a member of the drug enforcement unit in Floridablanca town, according to Senior Supt. Joel Consulta, Pampanga provincial police director. He did not name the police officer.

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“We are not yet sure if [her husband’s job] is connected [to the attack],” said Supt. Nixon Cayaban, Angeles police chief, on Wednesday (Sept. 13), but the police is pursuing this lead.

Agrano’s attacker drove a black Honda TMX motorcycle, and was wearing a red helmet, a black jacket and a pair of short pants. /jpv

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