By Yolanda Sotelo
A local newspaper publisher, who is one of the accused in the 2012 murder of a Pangasinan mayor, was shot and wounded by one of three men on a motorcycle in Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan, on Tuesday morning, police said.
By Christine O. Avendaño
The Court of Appeals (CA) has denied a petition for an amparo writ by the parents of a 16-year-old state witness, saying the boy, key witness in a murder case against the governor of Pangasinan and several others, is safer in the hands of government social workers.
Members of the family of slain Infanta Mayor Ruperto Martinez have rejected the offer of a group to arrange a meeting between them and the teenager who has been accepted as a government witness.
The family of the slain Mayor Ruperto Martinez of Infanta town on Monday linked a vice mayoral candidate of the Liberal Party (LP) to the mayor’s murder in December last year.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The boy, who claimed to have heard of the plot to murder a Pangasinan town mayor, was turning against his own father. “I believe what I am doing is right, so I am not afraid,” he said on Thursday.