VILLAVICIOSA, Abra – A 42-year old tenant died after he was shot to death by still unidentified suspects in a farm at sitio Malnay, Lumaba, here, over the weekend.
Senior Superintendent Antonio Bartolome, provincial director of the Abra Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Ricardo Gamzao Banez, 42, married, tenant and a resident of Banat, Manabo, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed that tenants of a farm in the area found the lifeless cadaver of the victim lying on the ground that p[romptd them to report the incident to the local police force.
Probers found that the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body and that a spent shell of a still undetermined type of firearm was found in the crime scene.
The case is still subject to further investigation by the elements of the Villaviciosa Municipal Police Station to a certain the motive of the incident.
By Dexter A. See