ORMOC CITY- Police authorities are still facing a blank wall on the killing of one of the high profile drug pushers of this city as they are calling possible witnesses to help them uncover the armed suspects.
Chief Inspector Omar Cartalla, officer-in-charge of Police Station 1, this city, said that they could not yet determine who killed Ferdinand Rondina, tagged as level 2 of their high profile targets linked to the illegal drug trade in Ormoc.
Rondina was said to be one of a drug dealers of self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa in Ormoc City.
He was shot dead on the night of January 6 while watching a television outside his house in Barangay District 4.
Eyewitnesses said the suspects wore bonnet and hooded jacket.
Jenjen Pacañot, sister of the victim, said that two men who acted as lookout stood at a passage exit while another two appeared at corridor from inside the village, approached and shot Rondina.
The victim was brought to a hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Members of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco) recovered 10 fired cartridges and three deformed slugs of suspected caliber .45 gun.
Rondina surrendered before the police on July and voluntarily submitted to former Albuera police chief, Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido, after being linked to the Espinosa drug group. (ELVIE ROMAN ROA)