facebook instagram tiktok
Advertisement

Radio commentator in Sultan Kudarat gunned down

January 12, 2022 - Wednesday 4:01 PM by Aira Miranda

Article Banner Image

Wednesday morning (Jan. 12), gunmen riding in tandem shot and killed a hard-hitting radio commentator who was running for an elective position in a town in Sultan Kudarat.

Jaynard Angeles, 36, of Barangay Matiompong, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, a former station manager and radio commentator for Radyo ni Juan FM, died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the police.

According to Allan Freno, Tacurong's information officer, Angeles resigned from Radyo ni Juan FM to run for Lambayong councilor.

Angeles is running under the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP).

Radio DXOM in Koronadal City reported that Angeles was waiting for his car in front of a car repair shop in Barangay New Carmen when he was approached by two men riding tandem on a motorcycle. One of them fired a close-range shot at Angeles.

He died instantly as a result of a bullet wound to the head.

 Police investigators are still determining whether the shooting was connected to his work as a radio broadcaster or as a potential political candidate.

 The shooting occurred on the fourth day of a nationwide election gun ban's strict implementation.

Advertisement
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image

Related News


Article Banner Image
'Odette' victims receive boats for livelihood from BFAR

A month after Typhoon Odette devastated Southern Leyte, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has begun distributing 15 fiberglass boats to fishermen in Maasin City to aid in their recovery.   Regional Director of BFAR 8 (Eastern Visayas) Juan Albaladejo said on Wednesday, Jan....

4 hours ago

Top Stories


Article Banner Image
DOJ indicts 4 over hacking of BDO accounts

The Department of Justice said state prosecutors indicted four individuals over the massive hacking of more than 700 BDO accounts in December 2021.  In a statement, the DOJ said they will file charges for violations of Republic Act 8484 or the Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998 and RA 101...

8 hours ago
Advertisement
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image
Ads Image