A suspect in the assassination of a Philippines governor was shot dead in a shoot-out with police yesterday while three others were arrested.
The attack, which occurred in the heartland of the Philippine sugarcane industry, left 17 people injured, reported Bangkok Post.
The provincial governor of Negros Oriental, Roel Degamo was brutally murdered in the early hours of Saturday morning, along with eight others, in a vicious attack on his own home. The incident has sent shockwaves throughout the country.
Six armed men, dressed in military-style uniforms, stormed into Governor Degamo’s residence and opened fire. They showed no mercy, shooting anyone in their path. Seventeen people were wounded, and the death toll has now risen to nine.
The police have been quick to act, and three suspects have been arrested. However, the investigation is far from over. It has been revealed that…