Lawyer Rogelio Bato Jr. was killed at around 2 p.m. in Sitio Lumbang 2 in Barangay Calanipawan.
Lawyer Bato was under Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr.
According to Investigation of PNP, Bato was driving when he was fired upon by unknown assailants together with a female companion identified to be a student was also shot dead.
Mayor Rolando Espinosa known as a coddler of drugs when Pres. Duterte tagged him as one of the Mayor included in the lists.
Espinosa surrendered to the Philippine National Police (PNP) and admitted that his son, Ronald "Kerwin" Espinosa Jr., was a top drug trafficker in the Visayas.
Kerwin is still in hiding and has yet to respond to police calls to surrender.
With no formal charges against him, the older Espinosa has gone back to work.
Espinosa met with Albuera police chief, Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido, on Monday and Tuesday.
Espenido on Monday clarified that Espinosa was not arrested but came to his office for a meeting.
source: abs cbn