Businessman shot dead in Sarrat

SARRAT, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 1) – A businessman, who was on his way to deliver his meat products to the  market was waylaid by still unidentified car-riding assailants in Brgy. 4, of this town, lawmen reported.

Police authorities identified the victim as Paricio Ganut, Jr., a resident of Brgy. 24, of the same town.

Ganut had a companion aboard a kurong-kurong (motorcycle with improvised sidecar) when the incident happened. The latter survived the ambush unscathed.

Police, who are still conducting follow-up investigation, recovered several empty shells of .45 caliber and  9mm pistol at  the crime.  (Theo S. Guiang)