MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has condemned the slaying of a radio broadcaster in Davao del Sur on Friday morning.
Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the Philippine National Police (PNP) has been directed to exert maximum efforts to apprehend the killers of Sammy Oliverio.
“We condemn the killing of radio broadcaster Sammy Oliverio in Digos City, Davao del Sur this morning, May 23,” Secretary Coloma said in a statement.
“We note that Mr. Oliverio was a block timer, airing programs in behalf of the local government unit over Radyo Ukay and other radio stations in Digos City,” he said.
Oliverio was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Digos on Friday morning when he and his wife were headed home from the market.
“The PNP has been directed to exert maximum efforts to track his assailants and bring them before the bar of justice,” Coloma said. (MNS)