CJ denounces murder of Ilocos Sur judge
Statement of Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on the murder of Judge Mario Bañez of the Regional Trial Court in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur.
“On behalf of the Judiciary, I strongly condemn the killing of Regional Trial Court Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur. I call on the law enforcement agencies to exert their best efforts and be relentless in their investigation for the immediate apprehension of those responsible for this atrocious and dastardly act. I also extend my deepest sympathies to the family of Judge Bañez.”