Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa, tagged in illegal drug trade was shot dead inside his detention cell at 4am Saturday.
The mayor allegedly fought back against the members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, while he was being served with a search warrant inside the Provincial Jail in Baybay City, Leyte.
Chief Insp. Jovie Espinido, Chief of Albuera Police confirmed Espinosa’s death along with another detainee.
Espinosa was arrested last October 5, 2016 for his alleged involvement in illegal drugs.
He was the father of Kerwin Espinosa, the alleged big time drug lord in the Visayas, who is currently waiting deportation in Abu Dhabi after being arrested for over-staying.