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Retired police official shot dead in Antipolo City

/ 08:35 AM December 21, 2017

A retired high-ranking police official was killed after a lone gunman shot him several times in Antipolo City.

Supt. Serafin Petalio II, Antipolo City Police Chief, identified the victim as 59-year-old Sr. Supt. Ruel Pama, a former chief of the National Capital Region Police Office’s Internal Affairs Service.

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Petalio said Pama was about to board his Toyota Hi-Lux parked in front of a house located at TOCS Ave., Virginia Summerville in Brgy. Mayamot around 7 p.m. on Tuesday when a still unidentified suspect emerged and shot him several times in the head.

Case investigator PO2 Ronald Manaig said the victim was shot thrice from behind.

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Pama was rushed to the Antipolo Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Recovered from the crime scene were four pieces of empty cartridge possibly from a caliber 9mm.

Petalio said that a thorough investigation of the case is underway although a land dispute could be among the motives in the killing of Pama.                 /kga

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