Four dead in Cordillera barangay, SK elections

>> Friday, November 10, 2023

FOUR PERSONS in Cordillera died during the just concluded barangay, Sangguniang Kabataan elections, collated reports from police and sources bared.
    In Tineg, Abra, an unopposed candidate for Barangay chairman died of cardiac arrest before election started Monday morning, Oct. 30 in Barangay Lanec.
    Re-electionist and unopposed Barangay Chairman Jeffrey Tingday, died of cardiac arrest around 3 a.m. Monday at the house of Bong Veles, also a candidate for Barangay Chair of Lapat Balantay.
    Tingday was rushed to Rural Health Unit and later transferred to Abra Provincial Hospital, in the provincial capital in Bangued but declared dead on arrival.
    Meanwhile, a teacher in Baguio City collapsed while on her way to serve as electoral board in Aguinaldo Elementary School.
    The teacher, identified as Julie Busetan Paglilo, 46, a resident of Loakan Proper, was taken to Baguio General Hospital but was declared dead due to acute coronary syndrome.
    In Bucay, Abra police are investigating death of a farmer found at Sitio Dardarawas, Barangay Pagala in the town evening of All Saints Day, Nov. 1.
    The victim was identified as Rolly Alcaide Lumaoig, 68, resident of said barangay.
Police said the shooting incident took place around 10:20 p.m. but only reported to them around 11:20 p.m.
    After receiving a call about the incident, Bucay police and elements of 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company rushed to the scene and found Lumaoig dead near a black motorcycle with gunshot wound on his head.
    Earlier in Bucay, a man running for the barangay council here was declared dead while being treated at the hospital an hour after he was shot two times by still unidentified gunmen here at Sitio Nagpasinan, Barangay Bangbangcag.
Bucay police said the shooting incident happened around 7 a.m. of Oct. 18.
    The victim was identified as Catalino Turalba Sr.,52.
    The victim, resident of Barangay Bangbangcag was candidate for barangay kagawad.
    Police reported that Turalba was on board his motorcycle headed to Barangay Palaquio of the town.
    On his way, two men riding in tandem followed him. One of the suspects shot him two times with a pistol of unidentified caliber.
    Turalba’s murderers have not yet been found.
    Following this, Cordillera police director Brig. Gen. Peredo Jr. directed Abra police to guard all exit points of Bucay.
    Earlier on Oct. 9 in Bucay, police engaged a group of armed men in a gun battle early morning of Oct. 9 at Sitio Nagsangalan, Barangay Layugan.
    Bucay police and the 2nd Police Mobile Force Company were conducting patrol when they chanced upon more than five armed men and a firefight erupted between the two groups.
    One of armed men was wounded in the gunfight, later identified as Romnick Balmaceda, of Barangay Calumbaya, Dolores town.
    No policeman was hurt. Balmaceda’s companions escaped exiting the encounter site through the forested area.


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