Gunman executes farmer in Pikit, North Cotabato

News in Briefs  • Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:07 AM  •  249   0
By DXND-Radyo Bida/Edwin O. Fernandez
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The victim. (contributed photo)
The victim. (contributed photo)
PIKIT, North Cotabato -- For still undetemined reason and motive, a man standing by a roadside in Barangay Batulawan here was shot dead Friday afternoon, police said.

Chief Inspector Donald Cabigas, Pikit town police chief, said farmer Turpo Mamental,40 of Barangay Malaulanan, Pikit, was waiting for a ride along the national highway at about 3:45 p.m. when unidentified assailant opened fire on him.

He died on the spot.

Responding police operatives recovered empty shells for .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

Investigation continues.

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