Armed men shot dead Vice Mayor Policronio Dulay of Kabacan, North Cotabato, at the town’s public market Friday afternoon, police said.

Dulay was shot in front of a book store at the public market along USM Ave., Brgy. Poblacion, around 3 p.m., Central Mindanao regional police spokesman Senior Insp. Benjamin Mauricio said in a phone interview.

Initial investigation indicated that the two assailants were riding on a motorcycle.

Investigators have yet to determine the assailants’ identities and motive, Mauricio said. (John Roson)

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