Cop, two alleged cult members killed in Cebu shootout


A POLICE officer and two suspected members of a cult were killed while two other cult members were arrested during a shootout on Wednesday evening in Catmon town in Cebu, police reports said on Thursday. The police identified the fatalities as PO3 Dionelio Jurbina and alleged cult members Lito Gumalon and King Siroy Porgatorio Lucifer. The suspects arrested by the police are Abalgar Ocasla and Tomas Manulat Bracero while the wounded policemen are SPO2 Rex Menchavez and PO2 Aaron Benjamin Arizo. The police said a group of policemen were responding to a phone call from a concerned citizen on the alleged presence of suspicious looking persons in Barangay Binungkalan, Catmon and when the police arrived they encountered a group of armed men and a shootout ensued.


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