Ex-rebel ambushed

first_imgBACOLOD City – An alleged formerleader of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB)was shot to death in Barangay E. Lizares, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. Five empty shells of .45-caliberfirearm were recovered from the crime scene. Police believed the suspects took awayCasipe’s firearm and sling bag. Amay added Casipe was one of theformer RPA-ABB members who went to Jamindan, Capiz in a decommissioningceremony last month.  One of Casipe’s relatives, who policeonly identified as “Amay” revealed Casipe was a former member of the NewPeople’s Army but later transferred to the RPA-ABB where he became a commanderof the group in Talisay and Silay City areas.  He was identified as 44-year-old Jicky“Ka Maitan” Casipe of Barangay Dos Hermanas, Talisay City. Casipe sustained a gunshot wound on thehead, Trujillo said, though it was still unclear how many gunshot wounds Casipesustained on the body.  Police were still investigating hisdeath./PN Around four to five unidentifiedmotorcycle-riding men shot Casipe while he was driving his motorcycle on Oct.4, according to Talisay City police investigator Master Sergeant RihaelTrujillo.last_img

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