Espinosa and another inmate, Yap were killed inside the Leyte Provincial Jail during the supposed serving of search warrants against them but according to Police Chief Inspector Leo Laraga, head of the team from the PNP CIDG Region 8, Espinosa and Yap fired the first shots against them that is why they fire back.
Given the preliminary investigation, Gordon admitted that he is “puzzled” and not convinced of the reason of the death of the two inmates.
“This is a dagger in the heart of the criminal justice system as it appears that even those who are in the custody of the law are no longer safe,” Gordon said. [source]
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