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Man arrested for murder of school teacher in Iligan City

/ 07:52 PM May 28, 2019

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines — Police arrested on Monday a person who had a warrant of arrest for killing a public school teacher here.

Police Major Allan Abalde, chief of Iligan City Police Station 5, said Albert Dara Bansalao, a resident of Purok Matinabangon in Barangay Ubaldo Laya here was arrested in Marawi City, based on the warrant of arrest issued by Judge Ali Balindong of Lanao del Norte’s 12th Judicial Region Branch 1.

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Bansalao was accused of killing Cheryl Dologuin Navarro, an elementary school teacher in Bacuitana Elementary School in Barangay Hindang here, on January 24.

Bansalao reportedly stabbed Navarro several times while she was in class and fled on a motorcycle.

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Navarro’s mother said in an earlier interview that Bansalao had been pursuing her daughter who broke up with him when she learned he was married.

The suspect, who is facing a murder case, is now at the custody of Iligan police. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

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