Police nab suspect in killing of journalist


BALANGA City: The Bataan Police Office on Monday arrested two men, one for the killing of a lady reporter last Thursday and another for the attempted murder of the former president of the homeowners’ organization the reporter headed. Insp. Jennifer Cruz, provincial police information officer, identified the suspect in the killing of Nerlita “Nerlie” Ledesma, Abante reporter, as Innocencio Bendo, alias Bandio, 39, of Samal, Bataan after a witness tagged the latter. The other suspect was identified as Juan Fulo, alias Boboy, 46, a Tanod of Barangay Tuyo, Balanga City. Pedlejandro Payumo, former president of the Tagnai Homeowners’ Association, as the one who attempted to kill him last Saturday. Ledesma, at the time of her death, was president of the same organization in Sitio San Rafael, Tuyo, Balanga City.


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