Brgy chair gunned down

Published March 1, 2019, 3:28 PM

by AJ Siytangco

By Mike Crismundo

CAMP COL. RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City – A barangay chairman was gunned down by three unidentified men, armed with M16 Armalite rifle and handguns, in Purok 1 Barangay Don Alejandro, San Luis town, Agusan del Sur province, a flash report reaching the regional police headquarters here on Friday stated.

Initial report reaching the regional command and action center of Northeastern Mindanao Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) disclosed that Rubencio C. Salamorin, 45, incumbent barangay chairman of Barangay San Pedro in San Luis town, was on his way to a meeting at the San Luis Municipal Hall when he was gunned down by three men.

“The victim was onboard his motorcycle at 2 p.m. on Wednesday when three unidentified suspects armed flagged him down in Purok 1, Barangay Don Alejandro and, without any apparent reason, shot him several times, hitting in different parts of his body that resulted to his death,” the initial investigation report received by PRO 13 also said.