BUKIDNON ONLINE | BUKIDNON NEWS | MEDIA PRACTITIONERS IN BUKIDNON – Thanks to Atong Press, we got a hold of this news alert from the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines or NUJP. Reportedly, a media practitioner in Bukidnon was ambushed Friday night. Fortunately, he survived the attack.
Here’s the full text of the news alert from NUJP:
Bukidnon broadcaster survives attack
Radio commentator Randy T. Makiputin, 39, was ambushed by still
unidentified persons onboard XRM motorcycles Friday night, Nov. 26, at
around 7:00 PM in Valencia city, Bukidnon.
Makiputin, a resident of Dayo Subdivision in Valencia city, is
connected with Radyo Abante based in Maramag town, Bukidnon.
Based on police reports, Makiputin sustained a lone gunshot wound on
the back of his head. Attending physicians at the Sanitarium Hospital
in Valencia city has already declared him out of danger, police said.
According to Police Senior Superintendent Leonilo Cabug of Task Force
Usig-Region 10, the Valencia police were still in pursuit of the four
gunmen who rode in tandem as of this writing.
The motive on the attempt on Makiputin’s life is yet to be established.