February 24, 2024

PNP chief orders probe into mauling of radioman in Iloilo

By Justine Rich Talusan

PHILIPPINE National Police chief Gen. Rodolfo  Azurin Jr. has ordered a thorough investigation into the reported mauling of a radioman in Iloilo City on Friday.

The victim was Pio Hervias, a radio block-timer.

Hervias was reportedly mauled by unidentified men in La Paz, Illoilo City on Friday morning.

“The PNP is taking urgent action  into another incident involving a member of media,” the top cop said.

Azurin also ordered the Iloilo City Police Office to provide security

The country’s top cop said any assault on working journalists is being considered by the PNP as a serious case that deserves prompt and preferential action.