By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr.
SORSOGON CITY, 13March2017 (BicolToday.com) – Finally the warrant of arrest issued by Sorsogon Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Refobar Gerona against Redentor Lasay was served by the joint CIDG CPS and 5RPSB group at around 9:35 in the morning nabbing him along Burgos Street this city.
Lasay was found liable for two counts of libel together with Salvador/Bernard ‘Buddy’ Duka and a certain “Ching” by Provincial State Prosecutor Louella Destura Jintalan in a complaint filed by Casiguran town mayor Edwin Hamor when the accused maligned the integrity of complainant in his radio program “In the Red Corner” over the local radio. (Lasay faces 2 libel raps, 3 others in Sorsogon)
He was fingerprinted at the CIDG headquarters here and undertook mugshot for positive identification.
Lasay was the publisher of the defunct “Timbangan ng Bayan” local weekly newspaper and widely perceived as a political propagandist that hop local radio stations using KBP Hour without the knowledge of the broadcast group during his questionable assumption of the KBP Sorsogon Chapter as president.
The bail recommended for his temporary liberty was set for ten thousand each count. [BicolToday.com]