Bicol police releases sketches of 2 suspects in Batocabe slay
MANILA, Philippines — The Bicol Region police released on Friday the composite sketches of two suspects in the murder of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe.
Batocabe was shot dead by gunmen on Saturday in Daraga, Albay, according to initial reports. Police earlier said six suspects are being eyed by investigators.
A P50-million bounty was raised for information that could lead to arrest of the suspects.
According to Bicol police, the artist’s sketches of the suspects, later computerized, were drawn by the National Bureau of Investigation in the presence of the special investigation task group created by the Philippine National Police to probe the killing.
In the sketch, one of the suspects was described as a man who has a fair complexion, and is around 30-35 years old, 5’5’’ to 5’6’’ in height, and has a huge built.
The other suspect has a dark complexion, around 35 to 40 years old, 5’6’’ to 5’7’’ in height, and has a small built, as described in the sketch.
Sketches of the other suspects will soon be released, police said. /muf
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