Hotel owner in Zamboanga gunned down


Posted at Jun 14 2014 01:17 PM | Updated as of Jun 14 2014 09:17 PM

MANILA - A hotel owner in Zamboanga City was shot dead inside her own building on Friday, police said.

Authorities said Hadja Salwa Julwadi, 48, was having her breakfast when two armed men suddenly barged into the Salwa Hotel and shot her.

She sustained gunshot wounds to the head.

A hotel security guard was also wounded in the shooting.

Two suspects, identified as Ernesto Bello and Silver Villareal, were arrested following the attack.

Authorities are still investigating if "rido" or family war was the motive behind the incident. -- Report from Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga