Witness: No shootout, Albuera Mayor Espinosa murdered
According to Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), they head on Baybay City prisons around 4:00 a.m. were Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa’s detained to serve a search warrant against the Mayor.
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Mayor Espinosa was alone in his cell and the other hall was inmate Raul Yap shared cell with some inmates.
Meanwhile, some witness spoke about the incident happened in jail were Espinosa’s killed by the CIDG.
"May dala silang cutter. Laking cutter tapos nakita nilang may CCTV bumalik sila. Pag balik nila, wala nang ilaw ang CCTV. Pumasok sila tapos patay na ang ilaw," the witness said hiding his identity.
"Dito kami nakadapa lahat. Pinagdadapa kami," pointing to the floor of his cell. He added.
"Pinagsasabihan nga kami na pag nagsalita kami, pagbabalikan kaming lahat. Babarilin kami."
The witness recalled what he was heard when they turn into Espinosa’s cell.
"Sabi ni mayor, huwag nyo akong lagyan sir dahil wala akong ganyan. Wag nyo akong planter-an," the witness said.
"Sabi ni Mayor, punta muna ako ng CR sir. Sabi ng mama, wag ka na pumunta. Yun na putok na. Binaril na si Mayor. Hindi na nakapagsalita," the detainee said.
"Sinabi nila na may baril si Mayor, walang baril yun. Alam namin dahil mahigpit kasi yung searching nila dito... Wala, walang lumaban," the male witness said.
According to PNP, the witness is willing to testify in court.