Mayor Mel Aguilar broke her silence and issued a statement on the brutal killing of broadcaster Percy Lapid as he was heading home in Las Piñas.
“The City Local Government of Las Piñas mourns the death of our very own resident Percival Mabasa, better known as ‘Percy Lapid’, who was fatally shot by armed and unidentified assailants. The killing of journalists is a direct attack on press freedom and curtails people’s right to truth and expression,” the mayor said on Wednesday night, two days after the “Lapid Fire” radio show host was gunned down.
The politiko assured that the Las Piñas City Police has created a special task force “to immediately investigate this heinous crime.”
“We extend our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the bereaved family and vow to bring justice for Percy,” she added.