Tag Archives: media killing

Murder raps filed vs Bantag, others in Percy Lapid slay

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday announced the filing of murder complaints against suspended Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag in connection with the ambush-slay of broadcast commentator Percival “Ka Percy Lapid” Mabasa.Justice Secretary… Read More

Second autopsy on remains of Lapid slay middleman to be released over the weekend,

8th suspect in Percy Lapid slay under custody

MANILA – An eighth person-of-interest (POI) in the case of slain broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa has been secured by authorities, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday.Mico Clavano, DOJ spokesperson, told reporters the POI is a person deprived of liberty… Read More

DOJ eyes 2nd autopsy on alleged middleman in Percy Lapid slay

REMULLA: We cannot close the case until we know all the details


Suspended BuCor chief Bantag named person of interest

Investigators will continuously tie up loose ends and solve lingering questions in the case of slain broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa, the Department of Justice (DOJ) assured.Prosecutors held the first preliminary investigation hearing Monday into the case of Joel… Read More


Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. on Monday said they are not setting aside foul play over the death of inmate Cristito Villamor, the alleged middleman in the killing of veteran broadcaster Percival Mabasa also known as Percy Lapid.”It’s an unfortunate… Read More

Suspended BuCor chief Bantag named person of interest

Suspended Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Gerald Bantag is among the 160 personalities considered as persons of interest in the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday (October 24).

Marcos putting premium on welfare of journalists

Guarantees media protection under his watch

 President Ferdinand R. Marcos is committed to protecting the independence, rights, and security of all journalists and media workers in the country, Malacañang said on Saturday.Undersecretary Cheloy Garafil, officer in charge of the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS), made the… Read More