If government will allow convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez to walk free because of his “good conduct,” it would become a “mockery of the country’s law and justice system,” Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Saturday. | CMarquezINQ
MANILA, Philippines -- If government will allow convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez to walk free because of his “good conduct,” it would become a “mockery of the country’s law and
This was after Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra initially announced that Sanchez and over 10,000 other convicts may soon be released because of a law that increased their Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) while serving prison sentences.
“Kailangan niyang panagutan hanggang sa huling minuto ang hatol sa kanya. He must serve his entire sentence. Kapag pinalaya natin ‘yan ng maaga, we would have punctured a hole in our own justice system,” Año said in a statement on Saturday.
“Sanchez committed rape and double murder. He was responsible for the death of two bright university students,” Año said.Read more: Inquirer
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