By Ali Macabalang
COTABATO CITY – A former vice mayor in Maguindanao was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday night along a dim suburb road in Tacurong City, police reported today (Saturday).
Datu Roger Lagawan Mamalo, 63, erstwhile vice mayor of Sultan-sa-Barongis town in Maguindanao died of bullet wound in his head at a private hospital where responding residents brought him, the Tacurong City police office said.
Mamalo was driving his private vehicle en route to his residence in Tacurong City when armed men, believed to be waiting along the road, ambushed him along Purok Golden Duranta of barangay New Isabela around 9:20 pm. Friday, the police report said.