Albuera ABC president survives ambush

February 18, 2019

THE president of the Association of Barangay Captains in Albuera, Leyte yesterday survived an ambush.

Alberto Sumaljaf, 60, of Bgy. Benolho, Albuera town was shot by an unidentified gunman in Bgy. Cambaladaing at 8:15. a.m. yesterday.

Police Regional Office 8 director Chief Supt. Dionardo Carlos said the victim was in a Toyota Corolla  on the  way to Bgy. Poblacion to attend a meeting when attacked by an armed man in another car without plate number.

Sumaljaf’s car was peppered with bullets but he survived the gun attack. He sustained a wound in the shoulder.

Police are pursuing the suspect, who, according to Sumaljaf was wearing a bonnet.