Paoay town loses top cop

1662336_10154493171662846_6715137008206894917_nPAOAY, Ilocos Norte — The chief investigator of the Municipal Police Station of this town was gunned down in front of his house at around 10:00 a.m. last December 30.

Police Officer 3 Nestor Achuela Sadian, 47, was talking to a former barangay captain in front of his house when a lone gunman aboard a motorcycle shot him several times, it was learned.

Sadian’s one-year-old child near him and the ex-barangay captain were spared.
Sadian is the cousin of DZEA broadcaster Rod Sadian.

Superintendent Leland Benigno, deputy police director for operations of the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office, said that a special investigating body was created to focus on the slay probe. (tsg with report from Freddie G. Lazaro)