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Kagawad killed, another shot dead in two incidents By Gina Peralta-Elorde 10/24/2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Kagawad killed, another shot dead in two incidents

By Gina Peralta-Elorde 10/24/2010

Amid the tightened security measures being implemented by the police and military to thwart the killings of local officials in connection with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections tomorrow, a reelectionist barangay kagawad was gunned down in Agusan del Norte, while an ambush took place in Cagayan Valley killing one person and injuring two others, reports said.

The reelectionist Barangay Kagawad Rommel Magdayo Moldez, 31, was shot dead by still unidentified armed men and women inside his house in Barangay San Isidro, Santiago, Agusan del Norte around 9:40 p.m. last Thursday.

Moldez was seeking re-election as barangay kagawad in Barangay San Isidro, Santiago.

Reports said the unidentified armed men and women barged into the house of the victim. Moldez was not around but the suspects waited for him for some minutes.

When the victim arrived, he was with a friend identified as Romnick Tupos. They were ordered to drop to the ground. The suspects shot Moldez twice in the back.

The suspects then allegedly fled and looked for another barangay kagawad Angelito Garong..... MORE

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