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Woman out on bail for possession of P40M in meth shot, killed in Tagbilaran

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 07:35 PM December 16, 2020

TAGBILARAN CITY—A woman arrested previously for possession of P40 million in meth, or shabu, was shot and killed by motorcycle-riding men here on Tuesday (Dec. 15).

Jenelyn Matura, 37, a resident of Dauis town, was driving a sports utility vehicle (SUV) owned by former Alburquerque Mayor Elpren Charles Tungol around 5 p.m. on Tuesday when the gunmen on a motorcycle blocked the vehicle and shot her.

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Matura, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was rushed to the Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Tungol, who owned the SUV, and Rey Duron, a passenger, suffered minor wounds from broken glass.

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Forensics examiners found 9 mm bullet shells.

Investigators said it was Tungol who usually drove the SUV but asked Matura to drive because he was suffering from arthritis.

Matura had been arrested in a buy-bust operation last May and caught with P40 million in meth.

She was allowed to post bail after she was described as a mere accomplice of a bigger drug dealer.

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