Cavite town mayor faces murder complaint over vice mayor's slay

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 13 2018 10:50 AM | Updated as of Jan 27 2020 03:51 PM

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MANILA - A complaint for murder and frustrated murder will be filed against the mayor of Trece Martires town over the death of his vice mayor in a shooting.

Two witnesses can testify that Mayor Melandres de Sagun ordered the killing of Vice Mayor Alexander Lubigan, said Senior Supt. William Segun, Cavite police provincial director.

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Two of the 3 gunmen in the shooting will face similar charges over the shooting last July 7 that also resulted in the death of the vice mayor's driver, Segun said.

--report from Dennis Datu and Raffy Santos, ABS-CBN News