Politi­cian charged for mur­der of seven

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

MANILA: A Philip­pines politi­cian was charged with mur­der yes­ter­day af­ter au­thor­i­ties ac­cused him of or­der­ing sol­diers, po­lice and other gun­men to kill 57 de­fence­less peo­ple i n an or­gan­ised slaugh­ter.

An­dal Am­pat­uan jun, a mayor who un­til this week was an ally of Pres­i­dent Glo­ria Ar­royo and a mem­ber of her rul­ing coali­tion, was charged with seven counts of mur­der.

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