Indian man shot dead by parking attendant in Philippines

Manila: An Indian national was shot dead allegedly by a parking attendant in Las Pinas City of the Philippines.

Patrolling police officers were alarmed by gunshots in Barangay Manuyo Dos at about 10:30 am yesterday and on reaching the spot, the Indian national, identified as Pavittar Lai, was found laying in a pool of blood with serious bullet injuries.

Lai, who was from Bernabe Subdivision of Sucat in Paranaque City, received gunshot wounds on the neck and died on reaching the hospital, the Philippine Star reported.

The accused, Tito Navigar, 43, tried to escape from the spot on seeing police officers, but he was cornered by policemen and watchmen.

Police seized a caliber .38 revolver from Navigar and recovered five spent shells and a deformed slug.  The investigators are yet to determine the motive behind the fatal shooting.

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