Barangay exec slain by alleged hitmen clad in NPA shirts

By Saul Pa-a

June 12, 2018, 8:38 pm

SAN NARCISO, Quezon - An incumbent barangay chairman was gunned down Monday afternoon while on a visit to his brother's house in Barangay Busokbusokan of this town.

Quezon Police Provincial Director Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman identified the victim as Ruben Carabido, 53, married and the current Barangay Binay chairman.

Police investigation disclosed that the village chief was visiting his brother Noli when eight unidentified suspects, wearing black T-shirts with New People’s Army (NPA) logo, boots and cap and carrying long firearms, arrived.

The triggermen then shot the village chief thrice, hitting him on the head, killing him on the spot.

The suspects then fled towards unknown direction after the shooting.

As of press time, the NPA has yet to issue a statement over the incident. (Belinda M. Otordoz/PNA)