• Village chief shot dead in cavite


    DasmariÑas City, Cavite: Two men riding a motorcycle shot dead a barangay chairman and wounded a tanod (village guard) early Thursday evening. Cavite Provincial Police Director Jonnel Estomo said that victims Joaquin Rillo Sr., the 75-year-old chairman, and tanod Jose Berlangdan were walking along the Congressional Road in Barangay San Isidro Labrador 1 here when the armed men approached and shot them. Both were rushed to the University Medical Center Hospital in Dasmarinas City but Rillo was declared dead by physician upon arrival. Berlangdan survived the incident and is still recuperating. The police are still establishing the identity of the suspects and determining the motive of the attack.


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