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Barangay chief shot dead in Manila

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 07:01 PM August 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A barangay chairwoman in Manila died after being gunned down by two unidentified motorcycle-riding men on Friday night.

The Homicide Section of the Manila Police District (MPD) identified the victim as Aileen Guidotong, 47, chairwoman of Barangay 314 Zone 31 District 3 in Santa Cruz District.

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The woman’s secretary, Maricel Rubio, 35, told police that they were seated in front of the barangay hall, which is at the corner of Lope De Vega and T. Alonzo Streets, when the two assailants got off their motorcycle and shot Guidotong.

The assailants then fled through Lope De Vega Street while the woman was rushed to the nearest hospital where she later died.

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According to Lt. Paul Dennis Javier, deputy chief of MPD Homicide Division, Guidotong was included in the government’s drugs watchlist.

“Before the barangay elections, the President mentioned here as being listed as a narco-politicians,” Javier, speaking in Filipino, said in an interview with AM radio station dzMM on Saturday.

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