MANILA – A 69-year-old woman accused of practicing a form of witchcraft or “kulam” was shot dead by an unidentified suspect in Brgy. Zamora, Mangatarem, Pangasinan Thursday morning.
The victim, Perla Sabares, was sweeping outside her house when she was shot in the head and body by a gunman on board a scooter.
Police are still clueless on the motive behind the shooting.
Sabares family said the victim had been tagged in their barangay as someone involved in witchcraft.
They added that Sabares was also recently involved in a land dispute.
Investigations are still ongoing, as of posting. -- Report from Noriel Padiernos, ABS-CBN News Pangasinan