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Nueva Ecija lawyer slain in front of clients

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 12:44 PM February 29, 2020

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija –– A prominent lawyer was gunned down on Friday (Feb. 28) night while attending to clients at his office in Barangay Poblacion Sur here, police said.

A hooded motorcycle rider parked in front of the office of 73-year-old lawyer Bayani Dalangin, entered, and fired a caliber .45 handgun at 7:15 p.m.
Eyewitnesses said the gunman called out for the lawyer and shot Dalangin multiple times.

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Responding policemen rushed Dalangin to the Talavera General Hospital, but was declared dead upon arrival.

The police have yet to solve the February 2019 abduction by a group of men of another Nueva Ecija lawyer, 38-year-old Alwyn Mendoza of Cabanatuan City./lzb

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