By Bohol Island News Staff | 08:16 PM November 21, 2019
Police Colonel Joeie Pacito Yape Jr. Contributed Photo

A Boholano high-ranking police official and a former spokeman of the Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) succumbed to gunshot wounds after he was shot by unknown assailants in Cebu City on Thursday afternoon.

Police Major Elisandro Quijano, Abellana Police Station chief, said Police Colonel Joeie Pacito Yape Jr was pronounced dead after he was brought to the hospital, CDN Digital reported.

Yape, a son of a judge, was shot while on board a motorcycle along Molave Street in Cebu City past 5 p.m. of Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Yape, who hailed from Baclayon town, was previously assigned at the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) before his stint in Calbayog City, Samar Province as head of the intelligence unit.

He was assigned in Bohol in 2015 that he became the spokesman during the time of Brigadier Gener Dennis Agustin.

Lieutenant Colonel Joie Pacito Yape Jr was gunned down while walking with his wife along Molave Street near the Wellcome Hotel in Cebu City when attacked by a riding-in-tandem. Photo: PRO 7

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