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Percy Lapid slay case: PNP checks victim’s phone, new CCTV footage

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 03:40 PM October 06, 2022
The PNP-Anti-Cybercrime Group is conducting a forensic examination on the mobile phone of Percy Lapid, as it tries to enhance a new CCTV footage obtained by authorities.

PHOTO: Percy Lapid Fire Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police’s (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group is conducting a forensic examination on the mobile phone of veteran broadcast journalist Percival Mabasa, popularly known as Percy Lapid, who died in an ambush early this week.

According to Southern Police District (SPD) Director Col. Kirby John Kraft, it is also trying to enhance new CCTV footage obtained by authorities.

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READ: Radio commentator Percy Lapid shot dead in ambush

Kraft said the result of the forensic examination on Lapid’s mobile phone might be presented during their second case conference later Thursday afternoon.

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“Mamaya kasi magkakaroon kami ng second case conference, so magpe-present siguro ang Anti-Cybercrime Group kung ano ‘yung development na nakita nila dito sa celfone ng ating biktima,” the SPD chief told reporters on Thursday when sought for updates on Lapid’s case.

(Later, we will have a second case conference, so perhaps the Anti-Cybercrime Group will present developments they found through examining the victim’s cellphone).

READ: PNP looking into CCTV that captured video of Percy Lapid ambush

The SPD Director promised to share positive developments on Lapid’s case in the coming days.

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