MANILA, Philippines — An election officer was shot useless in Maguindanao on Monday, in accordance with the Fee on Elections (Comelec).
Citing an preliminary report from the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP), Comelec stated the officer, recognized as Haviv Maindan, was killed alongside Nationwide Freeway, Purok Libas, Brgy. Pinguiaman, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat at round 2:30 p.m.
The PNP investigation confirmed that Maindan was touring with one other individual in a automotive from the municipality of Sultan sa Barongis once they had been attacked.
Maindan’s companion was not wounded.
Comelec condemns killing
The Comelec condemned the killing of Maindan.
“His premature demise left behind his spouse and 4 kids, all of whom are nonetheless in class, with the eldest in faculty and the youngest in elementary. All of them have misplaced a loving husband and an ever-doting and caring father,” stated Comelec
Maindan has been with the election physique since 2007.
The Comelec assured the general public that it’s now cooperating with the PNP — which has launched pursuit operations in opposition to the assailants.
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