A SCHOOL principal in Kiblawan Davao del Sur was shot dead by unidentified suspect, a Bombo Radyo report said.

The victim was identified as Arielito Margate, principal of Isabelo Calma Elementary School of Balasiao, Kiblawan, Davao del Sur.

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Margate was reportedly going to attend a gathering in Nakayama Convention Center in Digos around 9 a.m. Thursday.

When he arrived aboard his motorcycle, the suspect approached him and shot his head.

The Digos City Police is still conducting an investigation to unmask the suspect and the motive behind the crime. (Sunnex)