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PASUC President, Dr. Ricardo 'Ric' Rotoras, Killed In An Ambush

PASUC President, Dr. Ricardo ‘Ric’ Rotoras, Killed In An Ambush

| On 02, Dec 2017

Dr. Ricardo “Ric” Rotoras was killed in an ambush in Cagayan De Oro early morning of Saturday, December 2.

In an interview with Bombo Radyo, Rotoras’ driver, Jonathan Comondin said they were on their way home from a party in N Hotel in Brgy. Kauswagan when gunmen fired bullets at them while they were approaching Golden Glow North Village in Upper Carmen around 1:00 am.

Comondin rushed Rotoras to the hospital after he saw him covered with blood. However, because of sustaining eight gunshots, including in his head, Rotoras died.

Comondin, who is still in the state of shock, said he wasn’t able to see the gunmen.

The authorities recovered empty shells from caliber .45 pistols at the crime scene.

Dr. Rotoras is a four-termer PASUC president. He also serves as the president of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines-USTSP (formerly Mindanao University of Science and Technology) since 2006.

Rotoras’ family members are now seeking justice.

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