Bongbong Marcos says Percy Lapid slay case probe to continue

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said the investigation into the killing of veteran broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa should continue even though authorities “practically” solved the crime in 17 days.

He made the remark after he was asked if he thinks someone more powerful than suspended Bureau of Corrections chief Gerald Bantag, who has been charged for the murder, is behind Lapid’s death.

“The investigation is not yet over so we cannot we know everything about the case yet. I don’t want to make these declarations until we know for a fact. So let the investigation continue,” he told reporters in an interview.

However, he…

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