Jul 16, 2021 @ 13:32

Lawyer, husband shot dead in Davao City

Unidentified assailaints have shot dead a Davao City-based lawyer and her husband just outside their residence in Barangay Talomo last Wednesday, MindaNews reported.

Police identified the victims as Atty. Gilda Mahinay and her husband, Muhaimen Mohammad Sapie, hosts of online-based radio program “Justice Reedemer. ”

Initial investigation showed that the victims were gunned down shortly after they stepped out of their house at 5:10pm Wednesday.

The two died while undergoing treatment at the Southern Philippines Medical Center.

Justice Redemer is an online free legal advice program, tackling “general legal issues” and an opinion-oriented political program, which is also aired over 94.7 Power Radio Davao (DXLL).

Mahinay was arrested in 2019 for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. She was released on bail.

The lawyer alleged that she was being harassed for defending the rights of farmers and marginalized. (AFP)

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