DOJ panel to probe Jolo 'misencounter'

July 27, 2020
Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento yesterday announced the creation of a four-man panel of prosecutors that will handle the preliminary investigation on nine policemen implicated in the death of four Army officers during an alleged 'misencounter' in Jolo, Sulu last June 29.

Shot in the back

July 14, 2020
"The bullet wounds were mostly on the back of the body, with one soldier sustaining eight wounds," Guevarra said when sought for updates on the National Bureau of Investigation's independent probe into the bloody incident. 

Prosecutors' group deplores murder of colleague

July 10, 2020
"The Prosecutor's League of Manila strongly condemns the despicable and cowardly act of murder of our beloved colleague... The killing of Chief Senado's is not only an assault to a hard-working, brilliant, and dedicated public servant who devoted decades of his life to public service but also an assault to rule of law. This attack against a prosecutors as all previous senseless killings of prosecutors, judges, and lawyers who are the pillars of our justice system, is an attack against the entire legal community. We urge the PNP and NBI to conduct a thorough investigation, urgently solve this crime and bring the perpetrators to justice," the group said in a statement.