S/Sgt. Roel Orihuela, 47, was watching television in the restaurant where his brother was working when the assailants fired at the policeman at around 8:45 p.m., according to Capt. Henry Navarro, chief of the Manila Police District homicide unit.
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Cop shot dead in Malate restaurant
Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Investigators are looking into the motive behind the killing of a police officer in a restaurant in Malate, Manila on Thursday night.

S/Sgt. Roel Orihuela, 47, was watching television in the restaurant where his brother was working when the assailants fired at the policeman at around 8:45 p.m., according to Capt. Henry Navarro, chief of the Manila Police District homicide unit.

Orihuela was rushed to the Ospital ng Maynila where he was declared dead on arrival.

A source said the victim was recently recalled to the Philippine National Police headquarters at Camp Crame and reassigned to the office of PNP chief Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa.                            

HENRY NAVARRO ROEL ORIHUELA
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