Ex-councilor on drug list shot dead


SAN JUAN, La Union: A former Sangguniang Bayan member of this town, listed by the police as high-value target on its drug watch list was killed by an unidentified assailant on Wednesday night. Alfonso Roberto Aquino Jr., alias Pocholo, 43, of Barangay Ili Norte, this town was drinking beer in front of a convenience store when the suspects, riding a motorcycle, fired shots at him. Police said Aquino was not among those who surrendered despitebeing included in the drug list. He served as town councilor for three years in 2010 to 2013 and became a businessman after his term.


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