Puerto Princesa Mayor Hagedorn fears for life of another Ortega witness

News Philippines Feb 8, 2013 at 3:01 pm

MANILA, Philippines — Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Hagedorn fears for the life of a third witness in the killing of journalist and environmentalist Gerry Ortega.

Hagedorn made this statement after a suspect-turned-witness in the case, Dennis Aranas, was found dead inside his cell in a provincial jail.

During the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the Malampaya funds Thursday, Hagedorn said the third witness, Rodolfo Edrad alias Bumar, is the most important witness because he was the one who gave the gun to the triggerman.

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