Pilar, Sorsogon reporter mauled during Brigada Eskwela coverage

Description

Mario Tatel Romero, a reporter of Wow Smile Radio in Pilar, Sorsogon was mauled on Aug. 15 by Donsol Vice Mayor Zaldy Advincula during the launch of Brigada Eskwela.

The incident occurred around 9:10 am at the vicinity of the Donsol LGU compound.

Vice Mayor Advincula approached and punched Romero twice while the latter was conducting media coverage of the Bridaga Eskwela Division Level Kick-off Ceremony.

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
Region V – Bicol Region
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Donsol Vice Mayor Zaldy Advincula
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Physical assaults (include death, injury, abduction)