A newsman and holding a position of barangay kagawad was gunned down in Sitio Lopez, barangay Culo, Molave, Zamboanga del Sur last Sunday afternoon.
Police Regional Information Officer Chief Insp. Helen Galvez identified the fatality as Rudy Dahunan Alicaway, 46, married, a media practitioner and barangay kagawad of Miligan in the same municipality.
Police said that Alicaway was riding his motorcycle heading home after holding his Sunday program “Tigmo-Tigmo” at DXPB 106.9 Radyo ng Bayan and upon reaching Sitio Lopez in barangay Culo, two gunmen onboard a motorcycle armed with a 9mm pistol surfaced and the backrider alighted from their vehicle and shot him twice.
The gunman left the place after the incident while the victim was rushed to Salug Valley Medical Center in the same municipality but was declared dead on arrival by the physicians.
Policemen recovered two spent shells and a live ammunition of 9mm calibre pistol at the crime scene.
Police have launched thorough investigation to determine the identities of the gunmen. – Dan Toribio