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Carnapper shot dead in Sultan Kudarat

May 18, 2022 - Wednesday 11:05 AM by Romeo Braceros Jr

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A suspected carnapper was shot dead by pursuing police officers after he tried to escape after stealing a motorcycle on the  National Highway, Brgy. Poblacion, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat on Monday evening.

The Lambayong Municipal Police identified the slain suspect as Norhamin Tato Kamsa, a resident of Barangay Malala, Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.

In the initial police investigation, the suspect, armed with a gun, flagged down and forcibly grabbed an XRm motorcycle driven by Alfonso Domingo around 8:10 p.m. on May 16.

The victim immediately sought police assistance, who responded by chasing the suspect.

As the police officers chased the suspect, they got a chance to fire their guns and hit the suspect.

The wounded suspect was brought to the Evangelista Medical Clinic, but the attending physicians declared him dead on arrival.

Taken from the suspect is the stolen motorcycle,  one-unit chamber loaded caliber .45 pistol, one steel magazine loaded with two bullets of .45 caliber pistol, three FCC of caliber 9mm, one FCC of .45 caliber pistol, and one medium size transparent plastic sachet of shabu.

The police said the suspect's body was already taken into custody by his family.


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