Percy Lapid kin denounce ‘smear campaign’ against them

MANILA, Philippines — The family of the slain radio commentator Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa denounced on Saturday a “smear campaign” launched against them.

In a statement, the Mabasa family said certain forces have “started to launch a smear campaign against the ongoing investigation of the killing of Percival Mabasa, also known as Percy Lapid, as well as against the Mabasa family, specifically its spokesperson, Percy’s brother Roy Mabasa.”

The family denied the allegation that Roy was taking over the investigation and that he had sought the help of the US Embassy.

“Roy was acting proactively to ensure a thorough investigation of the case, which all families of murder vi…

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