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PROBE MOTHER, SON MURDERS IN TARLAC – VILLANUEVA

The senseless killing of a woman and her son by a police officer highlights the prevailing culture of impunity among law enforcement agencies that should never be allowed to persist, senators said. Senator Joel Villanueva announced he and several lawmakers have sought a public inquiry into the spate of unresolved, unlawful killings of citizens, including […]

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ABANTE CONDEMNS MURDERS OF MOTHER, SON IN TARLAC

Cold-blooded. Unforgivable. Heinous. This was how House Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. on Monday categorized the murders of 52 year-old Sonya Gregorio and her 25 year-old son Frank Anthony Gregorio,  who were gunned down by Philippine National Police (PNP) Senior Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca in Paniqui, Tarlac on Sunday afternoon. Whatever the root of their […]

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PASS MARSHAL SERVICE FOR JUDGES BILL NOW – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon called for the immediate passage of a bill creating the Philippine Marshal Service that will act as an independent arm to ensure the security of the judiciary. Gordon made the call as he strongly condemned the killing of Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 45 Judge Maria Theresa Abadilla, who was shot […]

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PALACE CONDEMNS KILLING OF PANGASINAN NEWSMAN

Describing it as an act of cowardice, Malacañang strongly condemned the killing of radio announcer Virgilio S. Maganes in Villasis, Pangasinan and vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible. “We are deeply saddened by the untimely death of Virgilio Maganes and extend our sincerest condolences to his family. This administration condemns any type of […]

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SUSPECT IN SURIGAO DEL SUR RADIOMAN’S MURDER ARRESTED – SY EGCO

Rolly Mahilum, the main suspect in the murder of DXBF Prime Broadcasting Network operations manager and anchor Christopher “Chris Rapido” Lozada in October 2017 has been arrested by the Surigao Del Sur Police Provincial Office. A report sent to the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Secretariat in Malacañang said Mahilum was arrested on March […]

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PTFOMS IS NOT IN THE BUSINESS OF FRAMING UP PEOPLE – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is not  into “framing up” people amid its quest for justice for slain media workers, the agency’s executive director Undersecretary PTFoMS executive director Undersecretary Joel Egco has issued the statement after the Department of Justice junked the motion for reconsideration of the alleged gunman in the slaying of […]

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PTFoMS PROBES SLAY TRY ON SULTAN KUDARAT RADIO JOURNALIST – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is now investigating the attack on a radio journalist in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat who was left in critical condition after being shot by unidentified gunmen. PTFoMS co-chairperson, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco said his office strongly condemns the “cowardly” ambush on Benjie Caballero, acting station manager of […]

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NOGRALES CONDEMNS GUN ATTACK ON LTO PERSONNEL IN SURIGAO

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles condemned the shooting of a Land Transportation Office (LTO) personnel on Wednesday, July 17, by still-unidentified assailants and readily assured that the Philippine National Police (PNP) is expediting its probe of the incident. Initial reports said Felixberto Loayon, Rene Sinangute and Frede Wabina, all employees of LTO Surigao, were traveling in […]

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THERE IS PROMISING LEAD ON KIDAPAWAN RADIOMAN SLAY PROBE – SY EGCO

Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director, has solicited the help of the media community in Kidapawan City on efforts to hasten investigation into the July 10 murder of local Brigada News FM broadcaster Eduardo “Ed” Dizon. “We need the support of the Kidapawan City media community to hasten […]

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IMPLEMENT MOTORCYCLE CRIME PREVENTION ACT IMMEDIATELY – GORDON

Citing the unabated killings across the nation done by riding-in-tandem gunmen, Senator Dick Gordon has called for the immediate implementation of Republic Act 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2019 to prevent such acts. Gordon, principal author and sponsor of RA 11235, made the call following the recent killings in the Visayas. “We […]