News Release

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On the Ombudsman’s recommendation to charge former Pres. Noynoy Aquino in connection with the Mamasapano incident

We respect the Ombudsman’s constitutional mandate to investigate public officials.

The President recognizes the heroic sacrifice of the Philippine National Police – Special Action Force 44, and it is his – and the nation’s – hope to finally bring justice to the victims and families of the Fallen 44 and put closure to the issue as part of the healing process.