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Carpio wants justice for slain Camarines Sur judge

/ 09:57 AM June 13, 2018

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has denounced the killing of San Jose-Lagonoy Camarines Sur Metropolitan Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) Judge Ricky Begino.

“[We] condemn in the strongest terms the killing of the Honorable Presiding Judge Ricky Begino of the Metropolitan Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) of San Jose-Lagonoy, Camarines Sur,” Carpio said in a statement on Wednesday.

He added that, “the authorities concerned [should] take all the necessary steps with all deliberate speed to do justice for Judge Begino by fully investigating his killing.”

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Begino, 49, was shot in the neck by Wilfredo Armea near his home in Barangay Sta. Maria, Presentacion town in Camarines Sur around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

READ: Judge killed in Camarines Sur

Armea was arrested in a follow-up police operation on Wednesday morning.  /kga

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