'Cruel joke': Judge who sentenced Sanchez blasts convict's planned release
Demetriou also scored Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, Senator Ronald dela Rosa and Bureau of Corrections Director General Nicanor Faeldon over their earlier statements that Sanchez deserved to be released.
The former judge also blasted Dela Rosa over his statement that Sanchez deserved a "second chance" despite being convicted of rape and murder.
Dela Rosa drew flak over his remark and later said that Sanchez should have been given the death penalty.
The former judge said she had a higher respect for young people who are protesting plans to free Sanchez.Read more: ABS-CBN News
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