They killed a radio host live on the air

They killed a radio host live on the air

They killed a radio host live on the air

In the Philippines, radio host Juan Jumalon lost his life in an armed attack while broadcasting live from his home.

In their statement, the police indicated that Jumalon died as a result of two shots fired by the attacker, who entered his house in the Calamba region, Misamis Occidental province, which he also used as a studio, as a “listener” during a live show. broadcast on Facebook.


The statement indicated that the attacker took Jumalon’s gold necklace and escaped on a motorcycle with his collaborator who was waiting for him outside.

The statement states that the motive for the attack is unknown and that the faces of the attackers were not seen in the live broadcast, but the investigation into their identities continues.

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. In his written statement, he said: “Attacks against journalists will not be tolerated in our democracy, and those who threaten press freedom will face full consequences for their actions.” he said.

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, together with Jumalon, announced that 199 journalists have been killed in the country since 1986.

Source: Sozcu


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