Motorcycle assassins kill Cotabato village councilor
COTABATO CITY–Unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed on Tuesday (Feb. 8) a member of the council of a village in the city, according to police.
Dick Amino Abas, 54, council member of Poblacion 5 village, died from multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body.
He was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to village chair Rustom Canda.
Canda said Abas was buying soda at a roadside store on Jose Lim Sr. Street at Poblacion 6 village when attacked at around 10 a.m.
Police found .45 caliber slugs at the crime scene.
Canda described Abas as a “down to earth person” who had no known enemies.
Abas was buried hours after he was killed in keeping with Muslim tradition.
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