LIVE: Senate hearing on 'tokhang for ransom'

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate of the Philippines conducts a hearing on the alleged 'tokhang for ransom' activities of the Philippine National Police on Thursday, February 23.

This comes after kidnapping and death of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo.

Jee was reported to have been killed 3 months ago, with the Department of Justice (DOJ) recommending the filing of kidnapping for ransom with homicide charges against two police officers and several others in connection with his abduction and death.

Director General Ronald dela Rosa, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Jee was killed inside the police headquarters, Camp Crame, hours after he was abducted from his home in Angeles City.

Watch the hearing live on Rappler. –