SUSPEK SA PAGPATAY SA MAMAMAHAYAG SA DAVAO DEL NORTE, HULI

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Inanunsyo ng Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) ang pagkakaaresto kamakailan ni Richard Posas Bolastig, isa sa mga suspek sa pagpatay sa mamamahayag na si Dennis Denora, sa tulong ng Davao del Norte Provincial Office.

Sa ulat na isinumite sa Malacañang ng acting chief of police ng Panabo City Police Station na si Lt. Col. Verna Cabuhat, nahuli ng mga operatiba si Bolastig noong Pebrero 22 at kasalukuyang naka-detain sa Tagum City Jail habang naghihintay sa paglilitis nito.

Si Denora ay ang publisher ng Trends and Times na naka-base sa Davao del Norte. Siya ay pinatay sa isang ambush sa Panabo City noong June 7, 2018.

“This is proof of the government’s unwavering commitment to bring to justice all perpetrators of media killings in the country. I commend the men and women of the PNP for capturing this most wanted criminal. We will not rest until all those responsible for the murder of Dennis Denora are brought to justice,” sabi ni PTFoMS co-chairman at Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar sa isang news release ngayong araw.

Ayon naman sa executive director ng PTFoMS na si Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, ang pagkakaaresto ni Bolastig ay patunay sa pangako ng Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte na tuldukan ang karahasan laban sa mga mamamahayag.

“We assure our media workers that the so-called culture of impunity in the Philippines has finally ended with the creation of the Task Force by President Duterte. PTFoMS is living proof of the government’s pledge to safeguard press freedom,” saad ni Egco.

Ang PTFoMS ay binuo ni Pangulong Duterte noong 2016 upang resolbahin ang karahasan at pagpatay sa mga mamamahayag sa bansa.

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