BY JOEL CALAMBA ESCOL, Managing Editor
THIS IS A LESSON TO MOTORCYCLE OWNERS who want their motorcycles to have noisy and louder sound, as this caused the death of a man in Tanauan, Batangas.
Tanauan Police Station identified the victim as one Francis Daklis, a resident of Tanauan Town in Batangas. He was shot in the head during a heated argument with another driver.
Police investigators also identified the suspect in the shooting as Samuel Platon, reportedly a former town councilor.
Platon was positively identified by a witness who also reported the shooting incident to police authorities during the course of the investigations.
Police probers who conducted an immediate investigation learned that the victim was disturbed by the very loud and noisy motorcycle of the victim.
The suspect, Platon, reportedly approached the victim and confronted him about the very noisy and loud muffler but the confrontation resulted in a heated argument.
A few minutes later both the suspect and the victim were seen by witnesses grappling each other and until the suspect reportedly grabbed his handgun and shot the victim in the face which caused his untimely demise.
Through a witness, the suspect was later identified as Samuel Platon, a former town councilor, reports said.
It was not yet established whether the gun of the suspect used in the killing had proper papers from authorities.
Meanwhile, the suspect is now languishing at Tanauan police mini cell awaiting formal charges of murder.