Preacher killed, another wounded

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Thursday, July 3, 2014


A PREACHER was killed while another survived although wounded after they were shot by an unidentified gunman in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Thursday.

Police identified the killed preacher as Hilarion Amoguis, 59, of the Missionary of Kingdom of Jesus Christ. He died on the spot from multiple gunshot wounds.


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Wounded was Salvino Sakasan, 56, also of the Missionary of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.

Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula (PRO-9) information officer-in-charge Inspector Dahlan Samuddin said the victims were shot around 6 p.m. Wednesday in the village of Mahayag, Dimataling, Zamboanga Del Sur.

Samuddin said the victims were waiting for their service vehicle to pick them up after preaching session when the gunman appeared and shot them without provocation.

Investigation continues in a bid to identify the suspect, Samuddin said.

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