By Danny Estacio
VICTORIA, Laguna- The leader of the Bonnet Gang, a group of assassins hired to kill policemen and politicians in Laguna, was killed in a shootout in Binan City with police who were about to arrest him Wednesday.
Christopher P. Tenido was killed along with gang member Ruperto Pabalan. police reported.
Tenido was in the list of the Top 10 high-value targets in the province. He was also in the President Duterte’s drug list,
A team from the Laguna Intelligence branch/3rd district team, Victoria police station, 1st Laguna Provincial Mobile Force Company, Criminal Investigation, and Detection Group-Laguna and Regional Intelligence Division of Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) had gone to Barangay Nanhay in Biñan to served arrest warrants against Tenido and Pabalan.
The report did not say if there were other members of the gang with the two. It said only that Tenido and Pabalan, who were armed with a submachine gun and .45 cal. pistol exchanged fire with the members of the team.
The two has sustained several bullet wounds and was declared dead by a municipal doctor, the report said.