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‘This will happen to others like you’

By: - Reporter / @erikaINQ
/ 12:24 AM July 13, 2016

A SUSPECTED drug courier was shot dead on Edsa in Pasay City early Tuesday morning.

The victim was identified only as alias Boy Mata, a 45-year-old resident of Maricaban, Pasay, and a known pimp, drug courier and user, said PO3 Giovanni Arcinue, the case investigator.

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The victim was loitering along Edsa near the corner C. Cruz Street, Barangay 147, Zone 16, when he was shot several times by a still unidentified gunman around 1:10 a.m.

The shooter left a carton placard with a message in Filipino: “You’re a traitor, hold-up man and pusher. This will happen to others like you.”

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Seven 9-mm bullet casings were found at the crime scene.

Concerned citizens brought the victim to Pasay General Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.

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