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Army soldier kills pal during drinking session in Cagayan town

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 11:19 AM February 23, 2021

TUGUEGARAO CITY –– A 29-year-old Army soldier was shot and killed by a colleague inside their detachment during a drinking session in Alcala town, Cagayan province on Monday.

The victim was identified as Sgt. Paulino Gavino Jr., a member of the 77th Infantry Battalion (IB) who resides in Isabela province, according to Major Jekyll Julian Dulawan, 5th Infantry Division spokesperson.

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Cpl. Rickson Rulloda, 32, also of 77th IB surrendered to their chief.

Investigators said the two soldiers had an altercation following a dispute over their duty deployment.

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Rulloda was reportedly irked and shot Gavino with a Glock 17 service firearm, hitting the latter’s abdomen.

Gavino was declared dead on arrival at a hospital. Rulloda will face criminal and administrative charges. INQ

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