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Ex-cop killed in Catbalogan attack

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 01:10 PM June 24, 2019
The body of Roy Pagunsan

The body of Roy Pagunsan, a former policeman, was found near his motorcycle in Barangay Mercedes, Catbalogan City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

ORMOC CITY—A former policeman was killed by still unidentified assailants around 7:10 a.m. on Monday, June 24, in Barangay Mercedes, Catbalogan City.

Roy Pagunsan was on his way home on board his motorcycle when he was gunned down by the men who were on board a van, said Lt. Col. Bella Rentuaya, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office in Eastern Visayas.

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Recovered from the crime scene were 12 empty shells of M-16 Armalite rifle.

In June 2016, Pagunsan was dismissed from the service after he was involved in an alleged case of car theft.

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He was working on reinstatement after the case was dismissed. (Editor: Tony Bergonia)

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