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Security escort of Mayor shot dead


An alleged security escort of a municipal mayor in Basilan Province was shot dead by an unidentified assailant near a bridge in Barangay Mariki, this city, Friday night.

Police Station 11 Investigator-on-case, PO2 Junel Benori identified the fatality as Nuhman Said y Bengon, 47, married and a native of Baluk-Baluk Pilas Island, Basilan Province, residing at Kaumpurna, Isabela City, Basilan.

PO2 Benori said the victim suffered a lone gunshot wound at the back of his body and was rushed to Ciudad Medical Zamboanga hospital.He was however declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.

The police said, a spent shell of a caliber .45 pistol was recovered at the crime scene.

Police investigation disclosed that at about 6:30 p.m., the victim and his wife, Siana Sampang y Pilingan, were walking towards the direction of Rio Hondo Bridge the suspect fired at Nuhman from behind.

A deeper investigation is being conducted for the possible identification and arrest of the assailant.  (Eugene A. Lasprilla)

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