Village councilor killed in Batangas ambush

Arnell Ozaeta, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 09 2017 11:20 AM

BATANGAS - A 54-year-old barangay councilor was killed in an ambush in Calatagan town Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Police identified the victim as Roberto Bauyon, a resident and official of Barangay Balibago in Lian, Batangas

According to report, Bauyon was on his way home aboard his motorcycle when he was waylaid by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in Sitio Aplaya around 4:35 p.m.

Bauyon died on the spot while the suspects escaped towards Lian-Balayan road.

Authorities have yet to determine the motive and the suspects.