Judge Lacaya heard 17 cases before his murder
On the day Zamboanga del Norte Judge Reymar Lacaya was felled by an assassin’s bullet, he came from a very busy court schedule – 17 cases.
Liloy town police chief, P/Capt. Gregorio Bongolan divulged that majority of Lacaya’s cases were drug-related, while the rest involved rape, illegal possession of firearms, car theft, robbery, homicide
” The last case was rape before he called it a day,” Bongolan said.
When Lacaya stepped out of the courthouse, a solitary gunman approached him and pumped two bullets into his head. He died instantaneously.
The local police had yet to identify the people behind Lacaya’s murder.