2 village chiefs, motorcycle driver slain in Samar
ORMOC CITY –– Two village chiefs and a motorcycle-for-hire driver were killed when unidentified men shot them in Barangay Balugo, Tarangnan town, Samar province at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday.
Captain Constantino Jabonete, chief of the Tarangnan Police Office, said killed were Chairman Bonifacio Babon of Barangay Marabut; Chairwoman Amelita Helbularyo of Barangay Awang; and motorcycle driver Elpedio Babon.
Jabonete said in a telephone interview that the victims were on board a motorcycle coming from their barangays on their way to the town proper to attend the Liga ng mga Barangay and Municipal Development Planning Office meetings.
The perpetrators, he said, went near the body of chairman Babon and shot him several times.
Jabonete said they were still investigating the killings.
Edited by LZB
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