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Drug personality slain in Maasin City

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 11:12 AM February 12, 2020

ORMOC CITY –– A suspected drug personality was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Tagnipa, Maasin City around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, February 11.

Joseph Salvador Siega, 31, considered the city’s top high-value target, went out of a restaurant to smoke a cigarette when the suspects on board a sports utility vehicle arrived and shot the victim to death.

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Lieutenant Colonel Mark Nalda, chief of the Maasin City Police Station, said the victim was released from prison last year after applying for a plea bargaining agreement on the illegal drug charges filed against him.

Investigators have yet to identify the motive behind the killing, as well as the identities of the assailants.

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Edited by Lzb

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