CALUMPIT – The chief security officer of the Bulacan provincial capitol was shot and killed last week by two unidentified gunmen in Barangay Iba Este.
Police identified the victim as retired P/Col. Fernando Villanueva, chief of the Bulacan Provincial Security Unit and head of the Provincial Jail Management Office.
The victim, who served as Bulacan PNP provincial director from 2010-2011, was travelliong northbound in his service vehicle when he was fired upon by the gunmen.
Bulacan officials said the brazen killing of Villanueva was quite alarming as the assailants were obviously unafraid of the consequences of their heinous crime. hor Escandor, Silvestre Camposano, Jocelyn Espadero and Aljon Gime. Injured were Nigel Gime, Lanie Escandor and Rose Anne Pineda.
The ambulance was reportedly heading to Manila when the truck, driven by Gerardo Bandales, cut into its lane. This forced it to veer away, but in doing so it slammed into a van which was parked by the roadside.