Former Angat Mayor Gilbert Santos dies at 55
ANGAT, BULACAN –– Former Mayor Gilbert “Reggie” Santos of this town has died, his family confirmed on Friday.
Santos, also a former rebel leader, succumbed to a lingering ailment on Monday, people close to him said. He was 55.
Before his death, Santos went into hiding due to a standing warrant of arrest issued against him following the alleged seizure of firearms and explosives during a raid inside his house on March 13 last year.
He served this town as its vice mayor in 2004 and 2007 and won as mayor in 2010.
He lost in 2013 by 200 votes to Mayor Leonardo de Leon.
In 2016 he ran as De Leon’s vice mayor and won the elections. /lzb
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