Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Tacurong broadcaster killed

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A broadcaster, who previously sought police protection after getting death threats, was gunned down on Wednesday in Tacurong City in the southern Philippine province of Sultan Kudarat, police said.

A screen shot from the news video of Sky Teleradyo M'lang shows a policeman standing in front of the body of broadcaster Jaynard Angeles who was gunned down on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat province. (Mindanao Examiner)

It said Jaynard Angeles, former station manager of Radyo ni Juan, was shot in the head by one of two gunmen at a car shop in New Carmen village who escaped after the shooting. 

The motive for the murder is still unknown, but Angeles had previously sought protection from the police after receiving death threats from unknown individuals when he was working at the radio station. 

No individual or groups claimed responsibility for the killing, but media groups condemned the murder. (Mindanao Examiner)

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