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RESORTS WORLD TRAGEDY INQUIRY

RESORTS WORLD TRAGEDY INQUIRY
 

08 June 2017 12:22:02 PM

The House committees on public order and safety, on games and amusements, and on tourism chaired, respectively, by Reps. Romeo Acop (2nd District, Antipolo City), Gus Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City) and Lucy Torres-Gomez (4th District, Leyte) held a joint inquiry into the June 2 attack on Resorts World Manila in Pasay City by lone gunman and gambling addict Jessie Carlos, which resulted in the death of 37 guests and employees. Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez and Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas led lawmakers in interpellating Resorts World Manila executives led by its President and CEO Kingson Sian and its Chief Safety and Security Officer Armeen Basister Gomez, officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) about security and safety issues in the aftermath of the attack. Several lawmakers also conducted an ocular inspection of the Resorts World complex. PC/ENG

 
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