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Cop detained for shooting drinking buddy to death

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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A policeman was detained shortly after he shot dead his drinking buddy who tried to stab him in the
middle of their argument the other day in Janiuay, Iloilo.

The cop, who submitted himself to his comrades, was identified as PO2 Abnier Eigo Catin, 43,
member of the Janiuay Police Station.
    
The victim, identified only as Ivan, alias Inok, died while undergoing treatment at Janiuay
District Hospital due to gunshot wounds in his head.
    
Accordingly, the victim and the suspect were having a drinking session inside the house of the
suspect.
    
As their drinking session went on, the two engaged in a heated argument. The victim took out a
knife and tried to stab the suspect.
    
Sensing danger, the suspect immediately took his gun and shot the victim in the head.
    
The victim died while the suspect surrendered himself to local police.