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Daylight kill: Former police auxiliary officer shot dead in Victorias City

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Police in the northern Negros city of Victorias reported a broad daylight killing around 4pm yesterday 14 July 2022.

Police identified the victim as Roldan Berito, 40, a native of Manapla, and a former member of the town’s Rapid Police Auxiliary.

Photo from Victorias CPS.
Photo from Victorias CPS.

Deputy Chief of Victorias City Police Lieutenant Genus David said the victim was standing by the sidewalk when a man went up to him and shot him in the head.

The killer then fled on a motorcycle.

Police recovered a deformed slug and an empty bullet shell from the crime scene.

David said the victim was reported to have a previous case of illegal possession of firearms but a further investigation is being held to verify if he had committed other illegal activities.

He added that personal grudges may be the motive behind the shooting.

Rikki Lyn Dela Cruz
Rikki Lyn Dela Cruz
DNX intern reporter.
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