MISAMIS ORIENTAL: One of the suspects in the ambush-slay attempt of Iligan City Rep. Vicente “Varf” Belmonte was arrested Saturday morning in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental the police said here.
The police identified the suspect as a certain Dominador Tumala, 52, of Sergio Osmena, Zamboanga del Norte.
Belmonte and his convoy were waylaid by at least three vehicles with fully armed men about three kilometers just as the congressman’s party left the Laguindingan airport en route to the national highway about 2 p.m. Thursday.
Belmonte was wounded while three of his escorts died. PNA