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{Content updated for accuracy and corrections, Nov. 5 2016, 7:20 AM}


Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa was killed by a still obscure aggressor inside his cell at the Baybay City Provincial Jail early Saturday morning, GMA reported.

Espinosa has been captured for illegal drug charges.

Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Director Elmer Beltejar told GMA News Online in a phone talk that Mayor Espinosa is confirmed dead.

Beltejar related that in light of the report of the Leyte Provincial Director that work force from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) served a warrant of capture for the infringement of Republic Act No. 101591 or the illicit ownership of guns.

“It was search warrant application. It was purely CIDG. Walang coordination with PNP Region 8,” he said.

In the meantime, the CIDG was likewise serving a warrant for a specific Raul Yap for charges identified with Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

As of posting, Beltejar said there are no accessible points of interest yet on the conditions of the shooting.

Espinosa is the father of affirmed druglord Kerwin Espinosa, who was captured in Abu Dhabi a month ago.

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