Former Sultan Kudarat vice-gov ambushed, shot dead

Published January 7, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Joseph Almer Pedrajas

ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT- Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot dead the former vice-governor of Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday in an outskirt village in Lambayong town.

P/Major Bryan Bernardino, Lambayong police chief, said the victim, Rolando Recinto, 80, was driving a Mitsubishi pick- up truck when waylaid by the suspects along the national highway in Barangay Bilumen, Lambayong past 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police said the victim, who died on the spot, succumbed to several bullet wounds in the head and body. Recinto served as mayor of Lambayong town and later vice-governor of the province.

Probers have yet to identify the suspects and the motive behind the killing.

 
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