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Policeman shot dead

Unidentified armed men shot dead a policeman who was on duty in Rodriguez, Rizal last Friday.

The fatality was identified as PO1 Junfil Lawa, 33 years old, married and is assigned at Rodriguez Municipal Police Station and is a native of Antipolo City.

Initial reports reveal Lawa was manning his area along Kasiglahan Village, Brgy San Jose when an undetermined number of armed men approached and shot the victim.

The suspects fled to an unknown direction using a motorcycle.

Several cartridges and a deformed bullet was recovered from the crime scene.

Meantime, a team from the Rodriguez Municipal Police Station led by PSupt. Hector U. Grijaldo, Jr. has been tasked to pursue the killers of their fallen comrade. (Madelynne Dominguez)