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Brother of slain Bicol broadcaster urges Duterte to address journo’s killing in Sona

By: - Correspondent / @RAOstriaINQ
/ 07:56 PM July 22, 2018

DARAGA, Albay — The brother of slain Bicolano broadcaster Joey Llana on Sunday called on President Duterte to mention his sibling’s murder in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.

“I am humbly praying that Mr. Duterte will give more emphasis on the brutal murder of my brother in his SONA tomorrow,” Jose Lana told the Inquirer during his brother’s wake in this town.

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“I know that [Mr. Duterte] has good plans for the country and that his heart is in the right place to give emphasis on this issue,” Llana said.

Llana was killed by gunmen while leaving his home in Daraga town in Albay province to go to work in radio station dwZR in Legazpi City on Friday. Police are still investigating the crime.

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The younger Llana said that he trusts that the president has positive ambitions for the country and its citizens.

Meanwhile, wreaths from Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero arrived Saturday at the Llana home. Llana said that Senator Bam Aquino also pledged assistance to the family. /ee

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