A retired policeman was shot dead by unidentified SUV-riding suspects while driving his motorcycle in So. Bungahan, Bgy. Balibago, Lian, Batangas, the other day.
PO3 Marco Antonio Barcelon Villafria identified the retired cop as Danilo Isla Calimlim, 60, married, of Matabungkay, Lian.
Villafria, together with SPO1 Elmer Magana, said the victim at 12:30 p.m. was driving a red Yamaha SZ motorcycle (BA 88178) going to Balibago, Lian, when shot by the unidentified suspect riding in unknown sports utility vehicle (SUV) and escaped.
The victim was taken to the Metro Balayan Medical Center in Balayan but was declared dead on arrival by an attending physician.
Police said the slain ex-cop was included in the drug watchlist of Lian MPS.