The wife and the grandson of the former vice mayor of Datu Montawal town in Maguindanao, Datu Mohaliden Bao Montawal, were shot and killed by unknown assailants in Kabacan, North Cotabato Sunday afternoon.
Reports showed that Susan Baldestamon Montawal and her grandson Datu Harrish Montawal were at the Kabacan Public Market when killed around four in the afternoon of October 21.
The victims were shot with a .45 caliber pistol. Two bystanders were also wounded in the said attack.
The Montawals were declared dead on arrival at the Kabacan Medical Specialist while the two bystanders are still being treated at the Kabacan Polymedic Hospital.
It was learned that Susan Montawal was running for Board Member in the May 2019 elections in Maguindanao.