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One other village chief in Luzon gunned down

Two unidentified men shot and killed a village chief in Nueva Ecija's northern town of Lupao Tuesday morning (Jan. 24), police said.


Cabanatuan Metropolis – Two unidentified males shot and killed a village chief in Nueva Ecija’s northern city of Lupao Tuesday morning (Jan. 24), police mentioned.

Investigators recognized the sufferer as Reginald Espiritu, 46, of Lupao’s Barangay San Isidro.

In accordance with an preliminary investigation, the sufferer was in entrance of his retailer when two motorcycle-riding males arrived and repeatedly shot him with a .45-caliber pistol.

The sufferer was taken to the Coronary heart of Jesus Hospital in San Jose Metropolis, additionally in Nueva Ecija, however was declared useless on arrival, the police mentioned.

On the crime scene, forensic investigators found two unfired bullets and two spent shells from a.45-caliber pistol.

A pursuit operation was underway to seize the assailants whereas investigators had been nonetheless attempting to find out the motive behind the killing.

Espiritu was the second village chief to be gunned down in Luzon inside 24 hours.

On Monday night, Richard Biraquit, 57, village chief of Sto. Domingo in Piat city, Cagayan province was additionally shot and killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen.

Biraquit and his spouse had been heading residence round 6 p.m. once they had been ambushed. The spouse survived the taking pictures, the police mentioned. INQ


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Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
He started his career as a columnist, contributing to the staff of a local blog. His articles with amusing views on everyday situations in the news soon became one of the main features of the current editions of the blog. For the divergences of thought about which direction the blog would follow. He left and founded three other great journalistic blogs,, and With a certain passion for writing, holder of a versatile talent, in addition to coordinating, directing, he writes fantastic scripts quickly, he likes to say that he writes for a select group of enthusiasts in love with serious and true writing.


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