CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur – Unidentified armed men ambushed and killed the Association of Baranggay Captains (ABC) President Ali Aransado at 3pm today, 19 January 2010, in Sitio Mesa, Brgy Masbaranon, Esperanza, Masbate.
Quoting a report from LTC Anthony Purugganan, commander of the 9th Infantry Battalion based in Milagros town, Major Harold M Cabunoc, Chief Public Information Officer of 9ID, said that ABC President Ali Aransado, 35yrs old, was an incumbent ABC President in Esperanza. He was on his way home to Brgy Guadalupe when the ambush-slaying happened. Mr. Aransado bore multiple gunshot wounds all over his body resulting to his instantaneous death. His cadaver was still in the ambush area as of 4pm when Army and PNP personnel arrived to secure the area and conduct thorough investigation about the incident. Likewise, LTC Purugganan has dispatched his troops to pursue the ambushers.