- Spokesperson of NBI revealed on Wednesday that there were witnesses who testified that former Army Cpl. Winston Ragos was unarmed
- The NBI is now leaning towards the possibility that the gun that was allegedly found in Ragos' bag may have been planted
- The spokesperson clarified that they are already in the case buildup stage but the direction of their investigation follows statements of witnesses that he was unarmed
- The commanding general of the Armed Forces asked the NBI to have an impartial investigation on the incident
The spokesperson of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Ferdinand Lavin, revealed that the body is now leaning towards the possibility that the gun allegedly found in the bag of ex-army Cpl. Winston Ragos, may have been planted.
KAMI learned that according to Lavin, there were many witnesses who stated that Ragos was unarmed at the time of the incident.
They stated, as per Inquirer's report, that he was not carrying a firearm at that time.
“There are already persons who testified that he was unarmed. I think that is the direction of our investigation," said Lavin during an interview with media personnel.
He clarified that the investigation is still developing and that they were in the case buildup stage. Lavin said that what was good was that when they came to the crime scene, there were witnesses who gave their statements.
A video of the post-shooting of Ragos showed how the police handled the evidence at the crime scene. The video was uploaded on Twitter by a netizen.
It can be recalled that the shooting incident of Ragos at a QC checkpoint was caught on video. It also enraged a lot of Filipinos.
In a previous report by KAMI, the Philippine Army Chief already ordered the launch an investigation on the death of Corporal Winston Ragos. As per their statement, they also mentioned that the wounds of a soldier are not merely physical but also mental.
Former army Corporal Winston Ragos served in Marawi. He is also suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),
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