A female high school principal was shot dead in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, October 12, 2022 at her residence in Polangui, Albay.
Shot dead was Dr. Beverly Cabaltera, PhD, principal of Pio Duran National High School,Pio Duran, same province.
According to reports, the principal 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.
Upon discovering the ongoing break in, victim Cabaltera had startled the suspects which caused them to shoot down the victim.
Currently, operatives of the Polangui Municipal Police Station are investigating the incident, checking on CCTV footages.
An unconfirmed report said the husband of the victim is a police officer in Camarines Norte Province who was in his post when the Polangui killing took place.
Reports said students, teachers, and parents of the Pio Duran National High School were shocked on the killing of the principal.
No motive yet was established pending deeper investigation. No suspects named.