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Teacher-cartoonist killed in Sultan Kudarat province

Peace and Order • 05:30 AM Mon Nov 7, 2022
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John M. Unson
The 27-year-old Benharl Capote died from seven bullet wounds.   (From Lebak MPS)

COTABATO CITY - A man killed with a pistol a teacher and popular cartoonist in an interior barangay in Lebak town in Sultan Kudarat late Saturday.

Lt. Col. Julius Malcontento, chief of the Lebak Municipal Police Station, said the victim, Benharl Capote Kahil, 27, died from seven gunshot wounds in different parts of his body.

Malcontento said Kahil was attacked by a man, armed with a 9 millimeter pistol, in Sitio Langganasi in Barangay Pasandalan, Lebak on Saturday night.

Malcontento said Kahil was a school teacher.

Local officials said the slain Kahil was a cartoonist who ranked first in the Pitik Bulag 3rd Tagisan Editorial Cartoon Contest last month.

 

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