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Another suspect in shooting of Fil-Chi businessman nabbed


Another suspect in the recent shooting of a Filipino-Chinese businessman was arrested by personnel of Police Station 11 under Superintendent Areston Limos.

Limos disclosed that Almocnie Hamid y Madding, alias “Totoh Al”, was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Team in Barangay Baliwasan, Sunday.

Limos told Zamboanga Today that Hamid was positively identified by a witness as the triggerman in the shooting of Gerald Nathaniel Ruste Reyes Yuking, 40, single, of Mercado Street, Barangay Zone 1, inside his business establishment last Friday.

Recall, the police earlier arrested Mubin UrsalJaman, alias “Adih”, 27, married, of Barangay Mercedes, also in connection to the shooting incident.

The police already forwarded to the City Prosecutor’s Office,cases for Frustrated Murder against Jaman and Hamid.

Both accused are now detained at the police station.

The businessman was inside his Chinese drug store when the suspect shot him with a 9mm caliber pistol hitting his stomach.He is now recuperating in the hospital. (Eugene A. Lasprilla)

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