Cotabato Vice Governor Lala Taliño Mendoza has condemned the killing of Libungan Mayor Christopher “Amping” Cuan, as well as his driver, Monday, January 11.
In a statement posted on her Facebook page, the official called for the immediate resolution of the case.
“I condemn in the strongest term the killing today of Mayor Amping Cuan of Libungan. His demise not only orphaned his family but his constituents who looked up to him for his leadership. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan and I call for a speedy and thorough investigation to attain justice for the beloved mayor,” she said.
“Dapat tayong manatiling mahinahon ngunit kailangan ang mahigpit na pagtutulungan upang malutas ang kasong ito,” she added.
Mendoza also extended her sympathies to Cuna’s family, friends and relatives.
“We mourn his passing,” she said.
Four unidentified armed men shot dead Cuan, 46, and his driver Edwin Ihao, 36, at a cockpit arena in Libungan town.