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Ex-village chief slain in Cagayan province

/ 01:17 PM November 29, 2019

TUGUEGARAO CITY –– Unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants on Thursday shot dead a former village chief in Santa Ana town, Cagayan province.

Police Major Stanley Banan, Santa Ana police chief, said Dionilo Romero Poblete, 57, of Barangay Patunungan, was also riding a motorcycle and was heading home when he was attacked by the gunmen.

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Poblete suffered bullet wounds from a .45-caliber pistol and died on the spot, Banan said.

Investigators recovered from the crime scene two spent shells and P272,500 cash inside Poblete’s bag.

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Police said they were eyeing a personal grudge or politics as motives behind the killing. Villamor Visaya Jr.

Edited by LZB
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