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Shoot first, ask questions later FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 05/29/2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Shoot first, ask questions later

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
05/29/2011
Without even checking things out, and on the basis of a news report, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo quickly sacked the warden of the Camp Bagong Diwa on allegations that Andal Ampatuan Sr., the patriach of the clan, was “freely roaming” in that prison.

It turns out that the photo published, which was provided by Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu, Ampatuan’s political foe, was at least a year old.

This is the same Mangudadatu who also says that Ampatuan has an air-conditioned room, plus a cellfone.

It was Robredo who clarified, after his talk with Mangudadatu, that the photo of Ampatuan is an old one..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110529com2.html

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