Village councilor bet in Samar shot dead | Inquirer News

Village councilor bet in Samar shot dead

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 08:35 PM October 07, 2023

ORMOC CITY — A candidate for barangay councilor was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants along the national highway in Barangay Casab-ahan, Gandara town, Samar on Friday, October 6.

Roldan Pesidas, 43, supervisor of Achiever Security Agency Philippines, was driving his motorcycle at around 3 p.m. when the perpetrators on board their motorcycle suddenly fired at him.

The victim suffered gunshot wounds in his body.


The suspects fled towards Catbalogan City, according to witnesses.


Police investigators said Pesidas was a candidate for councilor in Barangay Canhawan Gote, Catbalogan City, Samar.

The Gandara police are conducting an investigation to identify the suspects and the motive behind the killing.

READ: Lipa City village chief gunned down by riding-in-tandem

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