Lawyer of slain alleged drug lord killed in Roxas City

ILOILO CITY --- A lawyer of slain alleged Western Visayas drug lord Melvin Odicta was gunned downFridayafternoon in Roxas City in Capiz province. Lawyer Edeljulio Romero was shot dead by three unidentified suspects, according to Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, Western Visayas police director. "We confirm the shooting incident in Roxas City in Capiz about1 p.m.which resulted to the death of Attorney (Ediljulio) Romero," Bulalacao said in a statement. He said the police were pursuing the gunmen. "We are already conducting an investigation on this incident to identify and arrest those responsible," he said. Bulalacao confirmed that Romero was in the High-Value Target Level 3 list...

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