Journalist arrested over cyberlibel charge

Description

At about 10 AM of August 28, veteran broadcaster Waldy Carbonell was arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police on the basis of a warrant of arrest on a cyber-libel charge. According to an FB live posted on his Facebook page, he was taken to Camp Crame. Carbonell’s wife questioned the arresting officers why was he arrested on a weekend.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Country
NCR – National Capital Region
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group and an unknown complainant
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Year of incident
2022
Type of incident
Criminal lawsuit/charge: Identify which criminal lawsuit use for this case including defamation, fake-news, publication, etc)