Barangay captain, husband gunned down in Palawan
MANILA -- A barangay captain and her husband were gunned down in Barangay Tabud, Bataraza, Palawan before dawn on Wednesday.
The fatalities were identified as Sosima Consimino and her husband Rogelio, who is running for barangay councilor.
Police said the two were on their way home after watching television in a neighbor's house when they were fired upon by still unidentified gunmen at around 1 a.m.
Authorities are still investigating the incident, which occurred five days before the barangay elections. -- Report from Romy Luzares, dzMM