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Retired cop killed in Arayat ambush

December 7, 2022 Bernard Galang 308 views

CAMP OLIVAS, City of San Fernando, Pampanga – A former police officer on Monday was killed in an ambush in Arayat, Pampanga.

The victim, 56, is a retired member of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and a resident of Barangay Baliti, Arayat.

An initial report said that around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, the ex-cop was driving an owner-type jeep. When he reached the boundary of Palinlang-Baliti Road, a man on board a motorcycle wearing a long sleeve shirt with a gray helmet suddenly appeared and fired shots killing the victim on the spot.

The suspect fled toward the direction of Bgy. Arenas.

Found at the crime scene were ten fired cartridge cases of M-16 rifle.

The Arayat Police are now conducting a follow-up investigation to identify the suspect and motive behind the attack.