Businessman shot dead in Bacolod City

By: - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ
/ 05:55 PM December 15, 2019

The car of businessman Roberto “Kaishek” Lo Tan hit a pickup moving ahead of it after he was killed by assassins. (Photo by CARLA GOMEZ / Inquirer Visayas)

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — A businessman was killed in an ambush on CL Montelibano Avenue in Barangay Estefania in this city at around 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.

Roberto “Kaishek” Lo Tan, 70, was driving his Nissan Sentra car when two men onboard a motorcycle overtook his vehicle and fired six times at him.


The suspects then fled going west after the incident.

Relatives of the victim complained that while the incident happened at 9:45 a.m. the body of the businessman was not extracted from the driver’s seat of the car for close to two hours as the Scene of the Crime Operatives arrived at 11:44 a.m.


While waiting for the SOCO, Fr. Felix Pasquin arrived at the scene to bless the body.


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