Gunmen shoot businesswoman dead, wound husband in Zambo City

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 24 –Two unidentified men shot dead a 35-year old businesswoman and wounded seriously her husband while on their way home along Luciano Drive, Barangay Mampang here Wednesday night.

Sr. Supt. Edwin de Ocampo, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, has ordered a thorough investigation on the shooting of the couple to determine the motive and possibly identify the attackers.

De Ocampo said the incident took place around 9 p.m. Wednesday at Luciano Drive in Barangay Mampang, six kilometers east of this city.

He identified the fatality as Hulma Camlian, who died on the spot, and her husband, Kasim, who was admitted in the hospital.

Initial investigation showed that the couple were aboard a motorcycle on the way home when shot by two gunmen in a dimply-lit area of Luciano Drive.

The Camlian couple were engaged in the business of buying and selling second hand cellular phones at the waterfront public market. (PNA) RMA/Teofilo P. Garcia/rsm


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