CAMP BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – The barangay treasurer of Lan-ag, Lacub, Abra was shot dead by unidentified suspect or suspects inside the motorized tricycle he was on board Thursday afternoon at Nagsayangan, Talodtod in Lagagangilang town while traveling home to his residence in Zone 1 in the capital town of Bangued.
Fidel Lalugan was aboard a tricycle driven by Geraldick Mallare, 26, when suspect or suspects, police said, fired at them and sustained gunshot wounds all over their body.
The suspect or suspects, said the police report which was forwarded at the Police Regional Office – Cordillera office here, “fled on foot towards unknown direction.”
Responding police personnel brought the wounded Lalugan and Mallare to the Abra Pvoncial Hospital for medical treatment.
Lalugan, however, was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physician, Dr. Belmor Bernal.
Police are now on hot pursuit of the suspect or suspects.