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Valencia Police find pickup truck used by suspects in ambush-slay of radio blocktimer

By: Florence Baesa - CDN Digital | November 11,2019 - 01:18 PM

An abandoned pickup truck is found in West Balabag, Valencia. The pickup is believed to be used by the other suspects in the murder of blocktimer Dindo Generoso. | contributed photo

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—The abandoned pick-up truck used by the other suspects in the murder of blocktimer Dindo Generoso was found on a vacant lot in an interior portion of West Balabag, Valencia here. 

READ: Radio blocktimer shot dead by riding-in-tandem gunmen

The pickup, a Mistubishi Strada, was found less than a kilometer from the highway.

The vehicle, according to Barangay Kagawad Celso Viente Jr. in an interview, was seen on Friday morning, November 8, 2019, by  residents in the area. 

READ: Police identifies gunman in Dumaguete radioman’ slay

However, it was reported to the Valencia Police Station only on Sunday morning, November 10,2019, according to Police Major Romeo Cubo, Valencia Police Station chief.

Police Capt. Saturnino Sedigo Jr., HIghway Patrol Group-Negros Oriental head, checks the vehicle found in West Balabag, Valencia in Negros Oriental, which is believed to be used by other suspects of the slain broadcaster Dindo Generoso. | Florence Baesa

Police Captain Saturnino Sedigo Jr., Highway Patrol Group-Negros Oriental chief, said they will check the chassis and engine number of the vehicle to determine the records of the vehicle.

The vehicle is being readied to be towed to the Dumaguete Police Station. | Florence Baesa

Sedigo said that they would also get a court order to open the vehicle and tow it to the Dumaguete Police Station./bmjo

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TAGS: ambush, blocktimer, Dumaguete, Murder, Negros Oriental, used, Valencia

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