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Former Angat Mayor Gilbert Santos dies at 55

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 06:33 PM August 02, 2019

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.

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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.

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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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