Councilor shot dead in Quirino

SANTIAGO CITY — Business-related ora personal vendetta may have motivated the fatal shooting Tuesday of 47-year-old town councilor in Purok 3, Barangay Zamora, Cabarroguis, Quirino here, police said on Thursday.

Trader Alberto Binlayan, 47, Cabarroguis a native of Dingasan in Cabarroguis town sustained multiple bullet wounds on his head and body, according to a report from Sr. Supt. Merwin Cuarteros, Quirino provincial police director.

Police found 11 empty shells and three fired bullets at the crime scene.

Binlayan was known as a small-scale mining financier and furniture owner in the town. Villamor Visaya Jr/