Zamboanga Sibugay

Zamboanga Sibugay town vice mayor shot dead


Vice Mayor Restituto Calonge of Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay, was shot dead near the municipal hall on Friday afternoon, February 26.

Police said Calonge was talking with Engineer Edgar Pampanga and Hdj. Abduhari Gapor near the municipal hall in Barangay Poblacion in Mabuhay town when an unidentified suspect walked up to them and shot them. The suspect fled by motorcycle.

Calonge died while Pampanga and Gapor were hurt.

Mabuhay police are tracking down the suspect, while other nearby police stations were asked to assist in setting up checkpoints. – with reports from Richard Falcatan/