Cop nabbed for motorist’s slay
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - August 26, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer landed in jail after he allegedly shot dead a motorist in Bacoor, Cavite before dawn yesterday.

Senior M/Sgt. Herbert Salazar of the Manila Police District was reportedly drunk when he and Ferdinand Sanchez, 40, figured in a quarrel in Barangay Niog 2, according to Col. William Segun, Cavite police director.

Investigation showed Sanchez, who was in a vehicle, reportedly accosted Salazar and his friends for blocking the road.

Salazar and his friends were reportedly having a drinking session along the road.

The police officer reportedly pulled out a gun and shot Salazar on the forehead.

Salazar was arrested in a followup operation by members of the Bacoor police mobile patrol unit.

Probers said charges would be filed against Salazar. – Ed Amoroso

FERDINAND SANCHEZ HERBERT SALAZAR SHOOTING
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