Batangas police intel chief shot dead
Ed Amoroso (The Philippine Star) - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Lagun, Philippines — The head of the intelligence unit of the police in Alitagtag, Batangas was gunned down in Taal town on Monday.

The body of Chief M/Sgt. Robert Arriola and his motorcycle were recovered in Barangay Bihis.

Arriola’s firearm was seized from a certain Dexter Mendoza and Rodolfo Caraos, who were arrested in a follow-up operation.

Capt. Hazel Luma-Ang, Batangas police spokesperson, said initial investigation showed that Arriola drove past the area where the suspects were having a drinking spree.

Luma-Ang said the suspects thought Arriola was monitoring them and opened fire.

A manhunt for the two other suspects identified as Nonimar Zarra and Jaypee Caraos is ongoing.            

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