CITY PROSECUTORS have indicted three suspects in the murder of broadcast journalist Eduardo Dizon, according to the Presidential Task Force on Media Security.
In a statement, task force Executive Director Joel Sy Egco said the charges were filed at the regional trial court of Kidapawan City on Wednesday.
Charged for murder were Junell Jane Andagkit Poten, Sotero Jacolbe, Jr. and Dante Encarnacion Tabusares. Messrs. Tabusares and Jacolbe are both local broadcasters.
“The three, acting in conspiracy with treachery and evident,” Mr. Egco said.
The Philippines is one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists, with 186 people who worked for media companies killed since 1986, according to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and Human Rights Watch.