Archie Paray, the gunman who took dozens hostage inside a mall, is arrested by police in San Juan, Metro Manila. Photo: Reuters

Philippine police reveal news conference helped end V-Mall hostage crisis

  • The stand-off ended when Archie Paray walked out of the complex and freed his captives. He was later allowed to air his grievances against his former employers
  • But journalists said they were unaware that Paray had a pistol with him when he faced the media, Manila’s police chief suggested it was deliberate
Topic |   The Philippines
Archie Paray, the gunman who took dozens hostage inside a mall, is arrested by police in San Juan, Metro Manila. Photo: Reuters
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