Maguindanao del Sur school head teacher slain in Sultan Kudarat
TACURONG CITY, SULTAN KUDARAT—The head teacher of a school in Maguindanao del Sur was killed in an ambush on Wednesday afternoon in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, police said.
Major Jethro Doligas, Lambayong police chief, said Hermielex A. Kapusan, head teacher of Tukanakuden Elementary School in Barangay Tukanakuden in Sultan sa Barongis, Maguindanao del Sur, was ambushed by two gunmen at past 5 p.m. along the national highway in Barangay Tinumigues, Lambayong.
Doligas said Kapusan, 40, was heading home aboard his Yamaha NMAX motorbike when he was attacked.
Responding militiamen rushed Kapusan to a local hospital where he was declared dead upon arrival.
Doligas said they are still investigating the possible motive of the attack.