Sunday, October 26, 2014
Advertisement

NPC decries harassment over Pangasinan murder

By Rey E. Requejo | Feb. 15, 2013 at 12:01am
The Nationalist People’s Coalition has denounced its political rivals for resorting to “political harassment and machinations” after the National Bureau of Investigation filed a complaint for murder against its party stalwarts -- Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino Jr. and Pangasinan 1st District Rep. Jesus Celeste -- for the death of Infanta Mayor Ruperto Martinez.

“We are very dismayed over these petty tactics against our candidate. It is becoming too obvious to the public that these are machinations for their own political interests,” NPC provincial chairman and former Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco said.

Abono party-list chairman Rosendo So described the murder charges as “impossible and improbable”, even as he called on Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to order the NBI to conduct a re-investigation of the allegation against   Espino and Celeste immediately.

“Martinez is an ally of Governor Espino and  Congressman Celeste. Mayor Martinez consistently delivered votes to the NPC. It is impossible for his allies to order his murder?,” So asked.

“The NBI must re-investigate this case. This is not a joke. If they are training their guns on Gov. Espino, they will allow the real mastermind to get away and justice will not be served,” So said.
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by MST.ph. Comments are views by manilastandardtoday.com readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandardtoday.com. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with MST.ph editorial standards, MST.ph may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section
comments powered by Disqus

Want Updates?

Be the first to know on what is latest from MST.ph, simply enter your email below to get started. We don’t spam dont worry!

Advertisement