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A number of suspects eyed in journalist’s homicide, says media safety job drive


MANILA, Philippines — The Presidential Activity Power on Media Safety on Monday stated that two to 3 suspects could also be concerned within the homicide of reporter and radio anchor Orlando “Dondon” Dinoy.

Dinoy, who labored for a neighborhood publication and a broadcast station and a former correspondent of the Philippine Every day Inquirer, was gunned down in his residence in Bansalan, Davao del Sur on Saturday, October 30.

He was the twenty first journalist killed since 2016, in response to the Nationwide Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP).

In an interview on ANC’s Rundown, Media Safety Activity Power Government Director Undersecretary Joel Egco was mum on particulars of Dinoy’s dying however shared that they’re trying into the attainable involvement of two or three people.

“Whether or not work-related or not, we’re going to resolve this and we’re going to make them pay, the perpetrators,” Egco stated.

“So, we’re about two or three na nagsagawa nito (who did this). Could mga particulars na po tayo (We have already got particulars) and different delicate data that we now have however we can not share it for now. However, finally,” he added.

“So, kailangan could presumption talaga na maaring work-related ito (There should be a presumption that it’s work-related) after which we piece collectively all of the details and the outcomes of the investigation,” Egco identified.

NUJP chairperson Jonathan de Santos welcomed the duty drive’s presumption.

“We do welcome the presumption no less than that it’s work-related and that there will likely be a particular investigation job group into the killing. We do hope nga na could (that there will likely be a) breakthrough,” de Santos stated.

The government on Sunday condemned Dinoy’s killing and ordered the native police to conduct an investigation.


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