Burglar shot dead in Cebu City
CEBU CITY — An alleged burglar was shot dead by a village watchman in Cebu City after he reportedly tried to escape.
Lendon Abadinas was killed by barangay tanod Junnel Sanchez past midnight on Tuesday while village watchmen were taking him to the Carbon police station.
Abadinas was apprehended by barangay tanods after he allegedly pulled off a burglary in one of the houses in Barangay Ermita, a village known for its problem with illegal drugs.
Sanchez surrendered to Cebu City councilor Dave Tumulak on Tuesday morning and was placed under the custody of the police homicide section. /cbb
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