Commander Armand Balilo, the Coast Guard spokesperson, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer their Internal Affairs Office was "almost done" with its own investigation of the incident.
"It is investigating what really transpired during the incident.
However, Internal Affairs' findings will not be made public," said Balilo
, also chief of the PCG Public Affairs Office.
dismissed as "speculations" the reported preliminary NBI findings in its inquiry into the death of suspected Taiwanese poacher Hung Shih-cheng.
said it was premature to make conclusions about the case.