PNP assures justice for slain Cebu ex-mayor

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday assured a full investigation into the killing of ex-Medellin, Cebu Mayor Ricardo Ramirez inside a private hospital and vowed all-out efforts to identify and arrest the assassins.

“The killing of former Medellin Cebu Mayor Ricardo Ramirez inside a hospital is now being investigated to identify the perpetrators and make them accountable before the law. The Police Regional Office 7 under Brigadier General Debold Sinas has directed the Medellin Municipal Police Station, assisted by the Cebu Provincial Police Office to conduct the immediate investigation to give justice to the victim and his family,” said PNP spokesman, Colonel Bernard M. Banac.

The PNP spokesperson also urged the public to exercise restraint and refrain from resorting to speculations.