PRO2 files Criminal Charges against suspect in killing of Brgy Chairman Orlino Gannaban
CAMP MARCELO ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN JOSE MARIO M ESPINO announced yesterday that the case in the killing of Barangay Captain Orlino Gannaban of Lallayug, Tuao is considered cleared.
The pronouncement was issued after PNP Cagayan Provincial Director; PCOL IGNACIO CUMIGAD confirmed that criminal charges were already filed against 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 filed at the Office of the Asst Prosecutor, Brgy Pata, Tuao, Cagayan under Prosecutor Rodolfo Banato Jr dated June 10, 2019 docketed under NPS No. II-02T-19F-00043.
RD ESPINO said, PNP authorities are just waiting for the issuance of warrant of arrest against the suspect for the conduct of manhunt operation.
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.