Albay transport leader gunned down


DARAGA, ALBAY: A prominent transport leader in Albay – Ocar Magallon – was gunned down on broad daylight here by unidentified assailants who fled on motorcycle on Saturday. Senior Insp. Art Gomez, police provincial command spokesman, said Magallon, of Barangay Inarado, Daraga was a former president of Albay Jeepney Drivers Association. He and his brother Tomas, also a transport leader, have been receiving death threats during the past week. He was leader of Condor Piston Bicol in the 1980’s. His family offered two possible motives of the killing – alleged land dispute among the members of his kin and the release of a franchise from the LTFRB.


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