By Niño Luces
CAMP OLA, Albay – A police officer was shot to death by three persons believed to be members of the Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) – of the New People’s Army (NPA) around 7:30 a.m. on Monday.
Chief Insp. Malu Calubaquib, Police Regional Office 5 (PRO-5) spokesperson, identified the victim as SPO3 Juje Razo, 52, presently assigned at Pilar Municipal Police Station (MPS) and a resident of Brgy. Binanuahan, Pilar, Sorsogon.
Initial investigation disclosed that while the victim was traversing the highway in Barangay Marifosque on his motorcycle, the three hitmen shot him using high-powered firearms.
Razo died on-the-spot from multiple gunshot wounds in different parts of his body.