Masbate legislators to probe killing of radio reporter tagged as NPA fighter

LEGAZPI CITY—The provincial board of Masbate will investigate the killing of a reporter who was gunned down last Saturday (Nov. 14) by soldiers in a supposed clash at a village in the town of Milagros.

Jamon Espares, Masbate board member, in a phone interview said he has filed a resolution on Tuesday (Nov. 17) at the board’s committee on justice to look into the motive for the killing of Ronnie Villamor, a reporter of radio station dyME in Masbate.

Espares said he had invited officials of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in the province to shed light on their report that tagged Villamor as a member of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit operating in M…

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