COTABATO CITY – Police authorities have launched a pursuit operation against two motorcycle-riding gunmen who shot dead a school district supervisor in President Quirino, Sultan Kudarat, Wednesday morning.
In a report, the President Quirino police identified the victim as Abdulkhader Sultan, 45, of Barangay Poblacion in the same municipality.
“The shooting occurred at about 9:30 a.m. along the national highway, Purok KWM, Barangay Poblacion,” Sultan Kudarat police director Colonel Noel U. Kinazo said in quoting the President Quirino police report.
Police said the victim was traveling with his driver onboard a sports utility vehicle when shot at close range by one of two men on a motorbike.
Sultan, who was in the front seat, sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body that resulted in his instantaneous death.
The victim’s driver managed to run away and reported the matter to the police.
Responding police officers recovered empty shells for .45-caliber at the crime scene. Police probers are yet to determine the motive behind the attack (PNA)