RD ESPINO orders manhunt against suspect in Brgy Chairman Gannaban slay
CAMP MARCELO ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO has ordered a manhunt operation against the suspect in the killing of Barangay Captain Orlino Gannaban of Lallayug, Tuao.
The order was issued after PNP Cagayan Provincial Director; PCOL IGNACIO CUMIGAD confirmed that a case was already filed against the suspect who was recently identified as Ronald Gannaban (no relationship with the victim), a resident of Brgy Iluru Sur, Rizal, Cagayan.
A case of Murder and Frustrated Murder against Ronald Gannaban was referred at the Office of the Asst Prosecutor, Brgy Pata, Tuao, Cagayan under Prosecutor Rodolfo Banatao Jr dated June 10, 2019 docketed under NPS No. II-02T-19F-00043.
Meanwhile, RD ESPINO directed PCOL CUMIGAD to conduct in-depth investigation for the immediate solution of the case.
It was on May 27, 2019 at about 3:30 PM in Brgy Lallayug, Tuao, Cagayan, Brgy Capt Gannaban while sitting in his motorcycle and about to drive going home together with his backrider Brgy Tanod Espidion Zingabo, when suspect drew his short firearm and suddenly shot the victims. Brgy. Captain Gannaban was hit in different parts of his body that resulted to his instantaneous death, while Mr. Zingabo who sustained gunshot wound was rushed to Tuao District hospital for immediate medical treatment.