Police asset shot dead in Makati

Posted at Jan 31 2013 03:21 PM | Updated as of Jan 31 2013 11:21 PM

A police asset was shot dead in Makati City before dawn on Thursday.

The victim, 30-year-old Rodolfo Benitez Jr., was shot dead at the corner of Maya and Sweet Orange Street by an unknown assailant at around 1 a.m.

Benitez sustained gunshot wounds to the head and body.

Police are eyeing Benitez's role as an illegal drugs asset as the reason behind the killing.

- Umagang Kay Ganda, 31 January 2013