Muslim couple killed in Pasay by men in ‘police uniform’; vault containing P15-M cash, jewelry missing

Published September 4, 2020, 5:20 PM

by Jean Fernando

A Muslim couple reportedly engaged in the jewelry business died when their vehicle was rained with bullets by unidentified armed suspects in blue police uniform Thursday night in Pasay City.

The victims identified as Kulingan Haji Jamil Saad and Junaid Haji Farhan Saad, both residents of Pasay City died on the spot.

Investigation showed that the incident happened at about 6:25 p.m. along Ortigas St., Barangay 76 Zone 10, Pasay City.

Two witnesses claimed that prior to the shooting incident they saw two men in police uniform on board a motorcycle parked along Ortigas St.

The witnesses claimed they heard gunshots when the victims’ vehicle arrived on the crime scene  and saw the motorcycle-riding men flee towards the direction of EDSA bringing what appears to be a vault.  

Sultan Hahi Yunos Labay, president of the Pasay Muslim Consultative Council said the victims were on their way home when the incident happened.

Yunos said the vault of the victims containing cash and jewelry amounting to P15-million is missing.