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DoJ orders NBI to probe killing of Dinagat Islands provincial board member

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JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra — PCOO.GOV.PH

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to probe the killing of a member of the Dinagat Islands Sangguniang Panlalawigan (provincial board) last July 7. In a department order, Mr. Guevarra directed the NBI to conduct and investigation and case build-up on the murder of Wenefredo R. Olofernes in Surigao City, and file appropriate charges against persons responsible. “Further, Director Gierran is hereby directed to submit reports on the progress of the subject investigation and case build-up directly to the Office of the Secretary,” the order read. — Vann Marlo M. Villegas