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Duterte orders probe on killing of radio broadcaster in Dumaguete

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:52 PM November 07, 2019

MANILA, Philippine — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered authorities to conduct a “thorough investigation” on the killing of radio broadcaster Dindo Generoso in Dumaguete City on Thursday morning.

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“We would like to condemn the killing of broadcaster, blocktimer Dindo Geneoroso,” presidential spokesperson Salavdor Panelo said in a Palace briefing.

“The President has directed the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation and to prosecute those behind the killing,” Panelo added.

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Generoso was shot dead by riding in-tandem gunmen around 7:30 a.m. in Barangay (village) Piapi.

READ: Radio blocktimer shot dead by riding-in-tandem gunmen

Police said Generoso, 67, was traversing along Hibbard Avenue while driving his brown Hyundai Elantra sedan on his way to his radio program when the gunmen shot him several times.

Generoso was the second broadcaster killed in Dumaguete City in over a year.

Radio broadcaster Edmund Sestoso, who is also former chair of the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines- Dumaguete Chapter, was killed by a motorcycle-riding gunmen in Dumaguete City on May 2018

READ: Radio broadcaster dies in Dumaguete a day after attack

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