Deputy city prosecutor shot dead

June 24, 2021 Jane Eleda 195 views

A DEPUTY city prosecutor on Wednesday was killed in a gun attack in Conner, Apayao.

Slain was attorney Victor Begtang Jr. , a deputy city prosecutor in Ilagan City, Isabela.

The victim was shot four times near his home in Bgy. Malama, Conner at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday.

Witnesses rushed Begtang to Conner District Hospital, where he died while being treated.

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines-North Luzon condemned the killing of Begtang.

An investigation is ongoing.