DepEd district supervisor slain at Maguindanao gas station

Jasper Acosta, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 07 2017 03:22 PM | Updated as of Mar 07 2017 04:35 PM

Nasser Dibansa, 58, was shot dead inside a comfort room of a gasoline station Monday afternoon. Photo by Jasper Acosta, ABS-CBN News

PARANG, Maguindanao - An official of Department of Education's Lanao del Sur District 1 was shot dead at a gasoline station in Barangay Making, this town Monday afternoon.

Nasser Dibansa, 58, had just attended the opening of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Athletic Association Meet in North Upi, Maguindanao and was on his way to Poona Bayabao when he stopped by the gasoline station to urinate.

An unidentified suspect followed him to the comfort room and shot him twice in the chest using a .45-caliber pistol.

The victim was rushed to Cotabato Regional and Medical Center, but passed away 10 PM, Monday.

Parang, Maguindanao Municipal Police Station Commander C/Insp. Erwin Tabora said the motive behind Dibansa's killing may be related to his work.

Police said individuals interested in the position of Dibansa as the district supervisor of Poona Bayabao, Lanao del Sur Division Office may be behind the killing. 

The remains of the victim have been brought to his hometown in Poona Bayabao, and will be buried today according to Islamic rights.