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Murder cases filed vs 17 suspects in Espino ambush

Rappler
Murder cases filed vs 17 suspects in Espino ambush

MORE SUSPECTS. On September 11, 2019, Amado Espino Jr was ambushed while aboard his vehicle in San Carlos City, Pangasinan

The suspects face murder, frustrated murder, and attempted murder cases at the San Carlos City Prosecutor's Office

Almost a year since the ambush of former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr, murder cases have been filed against 17 more individuals suspected to be involved in the incident.

The 17 individuals were identified through witness statements and evidence linking them to the ambush, according to a statement by the San Carlos City police on Friday, July 31.

Cases were filed against the following:

  • Armando Frias
  • Sherwin Diaz
  • Ricky Arambulo
  • Pong Tamondong
  • Cesar Agbayani
  • Arnulfo Alipio
  • Ernesto Frias Jr
  • Ronald Anthony Romero
  • Ernesto Agbayano
  • Raul Sison
  • Ruseller aka ‘Sel’
  • Fidel ‘kalbo’
  • 5 John Does

The suspects face murder, frustrated murder, and attempted murder cases at the San Carlos City Prosecutor’s Office.

Espino was ambushed on September 11, 2019, while passing through Barangay Magtaking in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, aboard his Toyota Land Cruiser and backed up by aides aboard a Toyota Innova. Espino survived the ambush. – Rappler.com