KIANGAN, Ifugao – A 52-year old farmer died after he was repeatedly fired upon by still unidentified gun-wielding suspects in front of his residence at Angadal, Ambabag, here, Friday night.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Ricardo Pugong Mayumi, 52, married, farmer, native of Sitio Huhlucan, Binablayan, Tinoc, Ifugao, presently residing at Sitio Angadal, Ambabag, Kiangan, Ifugao.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim was outside their residence when he was allegedly fired upon by the two still unidentified suspects who positioned themselves in strategic areas in the area.
His relatives sought the assistance of the municipal health officer who declared the victim dead on the spot due to multiple wounds on the different parts of his body.
Probers are still ascertaining the motive of the brutal murder of the victim.
By Dexter A. See