Broadcaster survives ambush in Bukidnon

A broadcaster survived an ambush in Valencia City in Bukidnon province over the weekend, a radio report said yesterday.

The target of the ambush was identified as Randy Makiputin.

Makiputin, 39, was shot at by four unidentified armed motorcycle-riding men about 7 p.m. on Friday, the report said.

Makiputin is a radio commentator of Radyo Abante based in Maramag town in Bukidon.

The report said Makiputin had received death threats days before the ambush.

Police are looking into information he criticized some personalities linked to last year’s Maguindanao massacre, whose anniversary the nation marked last Tuesday. Julian Labores


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