June 13, 2021


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Zozobrado in 2018

Former Cebu City Intelligence officer died in an ambush

CEBU City, 29-May-2021 — Police Master Sergeant Raymund Zosobrado died in an ambush in Brgy. Dakit in the Municipality of Barili, Cebu this morning. The fatality was on his way to Cebu City when he was gunned down by suspects who were riding a Toyota Innova, bearing a plate number 8735.

According to Barili Police chief Police Major Romeo Caacoy, the victim was riding a motorcycle when he was gunned down by the trailing suspects around 9am, May 29, at the said location. The suspects quickly drove away towards Carcar City after Zosobrado fell from his motorbike.

Caacoy added that Zosobrado who is currently assigned in Guihulnhan, Negros Oriental has a woman backrider, a Vanessa Go Tura, 30, years old who is living in Brgy. Mohon in Talisay City, at the time of the ambush. The condition of the backrider is yet establish as of this writing.

Caacoy quickly called the nearby police atations to set up blocking force along the possible the routes of the gunmen.

Zosobrado had earlier survived an ambush try in Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City back in April of 2018. He came from visiting the wake of another policeman who was also gunned down. RCM