by Jan Mikko Canarias
Davao City — Tamano Mamalapat, suspect in the Maguindanao Massacre, was shot and killed by Mangudadatu escort in the housewares section of JS Gaisano City Mall around 7pm.
Mayor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu, together with 3 of his children went to the said mall to buy toys and clothes. He said in an interview, as they were at the counter to pay the stuffs the have a man in white approached them and grabbed the gun of one of his escorts and pointed it towards him. The escorts did not hesitate to lunge the man. The man escaped and run towards the housewares section of the mall were he was shot and killed by the escorts of Mangudadatu.
Mangudadatu also confirmed that Mamalapat is the nephew of Datu Andal Ampatuan Sr. and also is a suspect in the Maguindanao massacre.