Provincial board secretary shot dead in Bukidnon

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 3) — A provincial board secretary was shot dead in Maramag, Bukidnon on Saturday afternoon.

The victim was identified as Roland Salonga, 45, board secretary of the provincial government of Bukidnon and resident of P-3B, Magsaysay, Barangay Kuya, in Maramag.

Police report said Salonga was heading home onboard a multicab with his father and nephew when three unidentified gunmen shot him five times around 3:15 p.m.

Salonga obtained gunshots to the head which caused his death. He was brought to Bukidnon Provincial Hospital-Maramag for postmortem examination.

Authorities have yet to identify the suspects and the motive behind the killing.

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Regional Force Unit RFU 10-Bukidnon, and Maramag Municipal Police Station are currently looking into the incident.