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Murder raps to be filed against cop who killed neighbor

/ 07:11 AM February 07, 2012

MANDAUE City Police will file murder charges against a policeman who shot and killed his neighbor last Sunday.

Police said they would file the murder complaint today against PO2 Rosendo Cabrera at the Mandaue Prosecutor’s Office.

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Cabrera shot dead his neighbor Remegio Iran, 42, after Iran called Cabrera a useless cop during a drinking session.

“It’s up to the fiscal to determine if it is really murder or if it can be downgraded into homicide,” said Insp. Wilson Abot, Mandaue Police Station 3 chief.

Abot said he believed that Cabrera had already a grudge against Iran.

Before the shooting, Cabrera was considered as an efficient policeman by his superior Chief Insp. Elmer Fernandez, Mandaue City Police Station 1 chief.

Fernandez said in 22 years of service, Cabrera had no cases of abuse or violence.

Cabrera was detained at the Basak Police Station pending the filing of charges. /Correspondent Fe Marie Dumaboc with a report from Correspondent Norman V. Mendoza

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