IBP-Pampanga condemns attack on provincial legal officer

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) - Pampanga chapter condemned the attack on one of its members, lawyer Gerome Tubig.

Tubig, also the provincial legal officer of Pampanga, was shot by still unknown assailants on Monday morning in the City of San Fernando.

“Life is sacred and inviolable. Any form of violence has no place under the regime of law, peace and democracy,” the organization said in a statement.

IBP-Pampanga urged police to probe the incident and hold the perpetrators accountable.

“Our justice system shall be badly shaken and endangered if lawyers and those in the administration of justice are subject to malicious attacks, threats and other physical harms,” they said.

IBP-Pampanga added: “We are praying for the healing and speedy recovery of Atty. Tubig, for his family and loved ones. Let the rule of law be observed at all times and let justice be served swiftly!”


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