Libre: Killing lawyers

THE number of lawyers killed in the Philippines has increased by one more with the murder of Jonnah John Ungab on Feb. 19 in a busy street near the current Cebu City Palace of Justice. The fact that he acted as counsel for self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. has led some people, like Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido (who charged Ungab with receiving drug payola), to conclude that the killing was “the consequence.”

Source: Opinion

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