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Village dad shot dead in isolated barangay in Lanao del Norte

ILIGAN CITY – A 57-year-old barangay councilor was gunned down in Barangay Dimayon, an isolated barangay in Nunungan, Lanao del Norte, on Thursday afternoon, June 6.

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POLICE secure the area where a barangay councilor was shot dead in Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte on June 6. (Nunungan MPS photo)

Police identified the victim as Otar Bada Alamada, male, married, councilor of Barangay Rebucon, Nunungan.

Investigation said Alamada went to Barangay Dimayon to visit his relatives when the suspect, Adam Mamorasa, legal age, a resident of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte, suddenly grabbed the M16 rifle that he was carrying for protection.

Mamarosa fired at Alamada and wounded B’ra Andam, 50, and Malik Guindo, 40, both farmers and residents of Barangay Dimayon.

Alamada sustained multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot.

Despite being wounded, Andam and Guindo managed to grab the firearm from Mamarosa and shot him.

Mamarosa sustained three bullet wounds and died on the spot. His body was taken by police to the Saint Michael’s Funeral Homes in Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte and had been claimed by his relatives.

Police said Dimayon is an isolated barangay, about 20 kilometers away from the Nunungan police station. The area has no mobile phone signal and can only be reached by foot, police added.

Fired cartridge cases for caliber 5.56mm and caliber 30mm were found in the crime scene.

Police are conducting a follow-up investigation.

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