BuCor officer shot dead in Muntinlupa
MANILA, Philippines — An officer of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) was shot dead by an unidentified armed man in Muntinlupa City on Tuesday afternoon.
In a report from Col. Gerardo Umayao, Muntinlupa City police chief, the victim was identified as Ruperto Traya Jr., 53, a chief administrative officer 3 of BuCor at the Type B National Bilibid Prison Reservation in Muntinlupa.
Traya had just alighted from his motorcycle to open the gate of a parking lot in front of Amparo Street in Barangay Poblacion when an unidentified gunman on board a motorcycle shot Traya in the head at around 1 p.m.
Traya died on the spot while the gunman fled to an unknown direction.
Muntinlupa police said they have yet to determine the motive of the suspect. Follow-up operation will be conducted to arrest the suspect. /je
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