Monday, September 29, 2008

Cop Kills Brother In South RP

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / Sept. 29, 2008) - A police officer was arrested in the southern Philippines after he allegedly shot and killed his elder brother, officials said.

Officials said SPO3 Diomedes Ocapan was accused of killing Edgar Ocapan during an altercation over the weekend in the town of San Miguel.

The policeman confronted his brother whom he accused of stoning his house and a heated argument ensued and the young Ocapan pulled out a gun from his holster and shot his brother.

The cop was eventually arrested, but it was unknown whether the family would pursue criminal charges or not against him. (Erico Rosco)

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