2 weeks Ex-Manila cop gunned down in Tondo Inquirer
        MANILA, Philippines --- A former police officer was shot dead in Manila on Thursday morning, police said.   Police said Dranreb De Castro, who was once assigned at the Manila Police District (MPD), was walking along Vitas corner Bonifacio Streets in Barangay 99, Tondo at around 9:10 a.m. when the motorcycle-riding assailant shot him.   The gunman sped off towards Ugbo Street after the crime.   In a phone interview, MPD Director Police Brigadier General Rolando Miranda told INQUIRER.net that the victim died on the spot.   Further investigation is ongoing. gsg ...Keep on reading: Ex-Manila ... more