Alleged ‘termite gang’ leader shot dead while onboard jeepney in Batangas
SAN PEDRO CITY – An alleged leader of a robbery gang was shot dead while onboard a passenger jeepney in Batangas City on Tuesday afternoon.
A report from the Batangas police identified the suspect as Manuel Banay, 24, a resident of Lipa City, Batangas.
According to initial investigation, Banay was on a passenger jeep when shot by four suspected gunmen onboard two motorcycles around 3:20 p.m. in Barangay 9.
Banay reportedly died on the spot.
Police said Banay was allegedly involved in a robbery of a pawnshop in the city this month, wherein burglars dug an underground tunnel in order to gain access into the establishment.
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