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Triker slain

  • Written by Arlene Rivera
  • Published in Metro
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A tricycle driver, who was listed on drug watchlist, was shot and killed in front of his wife by motorcycle-riding suspects in Mandaluyong City Tuesday night.

Police said Joseph Saltiban, 52, of 521 M. Vasquez St., Bgy. Harapin Ang Bukas, Mandaluyong City, died on the spot from three gunshot wounds in the body.
   
They said the incident occurred on General Ka-lentong St., Bgy. Daang Bakal, at 10:15 p.m.
   
Saltiban’s wife told police that she was with her husband waiting for passengers when the unidentified suspects, both wearing black cap, mask  and black jacket and armed with a gun, suddenly arrived and shot Saltiban, killing him on the spot.
   
Police said Saltiban is listed in the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council.