Sen. Grace Poe on Saturday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the killing of a radio announcer in Ilocos Sur who was attacked by two assailants on a motorcycle Friday night.
Poe was referring to radio announcer and professor Mario Contaoi who was attacked while riding in his motorcycle along San Ramon in Magsingal town in Ilocos Sur.
He died Saturday morning at the Magsingal District Hospital.
Isang mamamahayag na naman ang pumanaw matapos tambangan ng mga di kilalang kalalakihan (Another journalist has died after being attacked by unknown assailants), Poe said.
Bigyang katarungan natin ang mga kaagapay natin sa pagpapalabas ng katotohanan sa pamamahayag (Let's give justice to those who help us pursue truth in the form of journalism, she added.
Reports showed that no motive had been determined for the attack.
Source: Philippines News Agency