Tag: Percy Lapid

Estrada: PNP should explain surprise visits to journalists’ homes

(PHILSTAR) MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police may have meant well when they sent officers to some journalists’ homes to check on them and ensure their safety but dialogues could have been arranged through newsrooms, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said Sunday. He said having police officers conduct unscheduled visits raises questions that the police need…
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Lawmakers alarmed by PNP’s visits to journalists’ homes

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers on Sunday expressed concern over a police order authorizing cops to visit the homes of journalists “for their security,” following the murder of veteran broadcaster Percy Lapid in Las Piñas City. Senator Jinggoy Estrada said that while he understood the sense behind it, he questioned its purpose and tagged its…
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