Task Force Ragonjan created

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 2) – Brgy. Kagawad Stanburg Ragonjan of Caruan, this town was waylaid by still unidentified assailants.

Authorities said that Ragonjan was driving his SUV when gunmen sprayed bullets to his vehicle. He suffered a fatal bullet wound in the body.

OIC PD P/S/Supt. Albert Ocon said that he had created a Special Investigation Task Group to probe the killing of Ragonjan.

Ocon said that the police investigators are looking on several motives including his alleged participation in some illegal activities.

Investigation showed that the gunmen used M-14 armalite rifle as several empty shells of same caliber were recovered at the crime scene.

Ragonjan’s son told investigators that about a week before the ambush, his father Ragonjan revealed that three men flagged him down along the highway but he ignored them and drove away instead.