Muslim leader shot dead

February 04, 2020

A Muslim community leader was killed the other day by a still unidentified gunman who shot him in the head at the intersection of Block 10 and Block 11 at the New Site, Baseco Compound in Port Area, Manila.

Datu Nhor Piang, 50, of No. 368, Block 11 Extension, Baseco Compound, Port Area, Manila, died instantly.

P/Staff Sergeant Jorlan Taluban of the Manila Police District-Homicide Section said the victim was walking along Block 10 when the suspect appeared already armed with a gun and then repeatedly fired at him.

The victim died on the spot while the suspect walked away casually from the crime scene.

Probers remain blank on the motive and identity of the suspect.