By: Jim Lloyd Dongiapon
An official of a Basilan town was shot to death by an unidentified gunman at Barangay Tabuk, Isabela City, Basilan, past 11:00 in the morning Friday, July 15.
The victim was identified as Andy Ascali Atta, aged 51, resident of Purok 8, Barangay Tabuk, a retired policeman, and the current municipal administrator of Hadji Mutamad, Basilan.
Meanwhile, his driver, Moner Ituralde Mohammad, was wounded following the shooting incident.
Isabela City Police Station is now conducting an investigation to identify the motive behind the crime and to identify the perpetrators.