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School principal shot dead inside home in Albay

School principal shot dead inside home in Albay

A female high school principal was shot dead in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, October 12, 2022 at her residence in Polangui, Albay.

The victim was Dr. Beverly Cabaltera, PhD, principal of Pio Duran National High School.

Based on the reports, Cabaltera went home to her Polangui residence, and at around 3 AM Wednesday early morning, two (2) men allegedly attempted to break into the house through a window.

Cabaltera had startled the suspects which caused them to shoot her.

As of now, operatives of the Polangui Municipal Police Station are investigating the incident, checking on CCTV footages.

“We are saddened about this incident. Despite our strengthened police operations, there are still lawless elements who never stop to do their criminal acts,” Brigadier General Rudolph Dimas, Bicol police chief said.

Students, teachers, and parents of the Pio Duran National High School were shocked on the killing of the principal.

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