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Remulla believes no mastermind will appear in Percy Lapid slay

MANILA, Philippines- Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said this Tuesday that he believes the alleged masterminds behind the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid are no longer individuals. This is what Remulla said when asked about the statement of Roy Mabasa, Lapid’s brother, that he asked to make sure that there is no individual behind this crime. “I don’t think so,” he said. This Monday, authorities identified suspended Bureau of Corrections

Father of the murdered 'middleman' in the Percy Lapid slay calls for help from PBBM

MANILA, Philippines- The father of the alleged middleman in the murder of journalist Percy Lapid asked President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for help. to give justice to his son. Based on this Tuesday’s report, the father of the alleged middleman, Cristito Villamor Palaña, said that he is still struggling to accept the death of his son. “If I was the only one to choose, I would like justice for my

The NBI has not ruled out the possibility that there are others involved in the Percy Lapid case

MANILA, Philippines- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said it considered the possibility of a higher mastermind besides Bureau of Correction (BuCor) chief Gerald Bantag in the killing of Percy Lapid. According to NBI supervising agent Atty. Eugene Javier, does not rule out the possibility that besides Bantag, there are others involved in the case. Javier mentioned that they also received intelligence reports related to the alleged mastermind but did

Percy Lapid's family thanked DOJ, DILG, NBI

MANILA, Philippines – The family of the ambushed broadcaster and commentator Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa thanked the government branch that focused on the investigation and filing of the murder case against the suspended Bureau of Corrections (Bucor) chief Gen. Gerald Bantag and other colleagues. The Mabasa family, represented by Percy’s younger brother and also a seasoned journalist, Roy, is very grateful to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of the

Bangtag, others have been charged with the murder of Percy Lapid

MANILA, Philippines – A case has been filed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) against suspended Bueau of Correction (BuCor) Dir. Gen. Gerald Bantag, in connection with the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid and alleged middleman Jun Villamor while inside the National Bilibid Prison (NBP). This was announced at the Joint Press Conference conducted by the DOJ, DILG, NBI and PNP, where BuCor Directorate for Security and Operations Supt. Ricardo

The body of the 'middleman' in the Percy Lapid slay has been brought home to Leyte

MANILA, Philippines- The body of the alleged middleman in the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid, in Javier, Leyte this weekend, has been brought home. Police were assigned to the house of alleged middleman Cristito Villamor Palaña (previously identified as Jun Villamor) to ensure security, according to a report on Monday. Palaña’s father appealed for justice in the death of his son. Cristito, an inmate of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP)

DOJ, DILG execs meet before filing case in Percy Lapid slay

MANILA, Philippines- Officials of several government agencies met this Sunday to discuss key findings a day before the filing of charges against those involved in the killing of broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa. In a report this Sunday, DILG Secretary Benjamin “Benhur” Abalos Jr. said. that the meeting served as the final briefing of the top officials to make everything “airtight”. DOJ Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla, National Bureau of Investigation

'Middleman' in Percy Lapid slay: 'Bantag' was behind the murder according to Escorial

MANILA, Philippines- The alleged middleman in the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid said that someone named “Bantag” ordered the killing, according to confessed gunman Joel Escorial in his supplemental affidavit. Based on the report, Escorial said that New Bilibid Prison inmate Cristito Villamor-Palaña asked him not to identify the person who ordered the killing or else Villamor will be killed. Villamor reportedly announced that Escorial could teach him about the

Kapatid ni Percy Lapid, tiwala sa DOJ sa paglutas ng Lapid slay

MANILA, Philippines – Umaasa ang kapatid ng napatay na broadcaster na si Percy Lapid na matutukoy na ng Department of Justice (DOJ) ang mastermind sa pagpatay dito. “Sa palagay ko nalalapit na tayo. Sa aming mga pag-uusap kanina, mukhang meron nang tinutumbok. Subalit I’m not at liberty to say to you kung ano ‘yung mga pangalan o pagkakakilanlan,” pahayag ng kapatid na si Roy Mabasa sa isang ambush interview. Aniya,

Joint probe by PNP, NBI on the death of the 'middleman' in the Percy Lapid slay umarangkada – DOJ

MANILA, Philippines- The National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police have begun a joint investigation into the death of Jun Villamor, said to be the middleman in the killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid, according to Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla this Thursday. “Well, probably by Monday everything will be very clear. Earlier, the NBI and the police conducted a joint investigation on the Jun Villamor y Globa death.