DOJ: No grounds yet to launch investigation into Pimentel’s quarantine breach

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3/25/2020

DOJ : No grounds yet to launch investigation into Pimentel’s quarantine breach COVID19PH

MANILA – The Department of Justice will not yet order an investigation into Sen. Aquilino Pimentel’s alleged breach of his quarantine when he accompanied his wife to a hospital despite having been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “The facts are unfolding by themselves. The parties directly concerned are speaking publicly about the incident. Third parties (some thirsting for blood) are bringing in information from all sources into the open,” Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra told reporters in a message on Wednesday. “Leave it to us to determine whether a motu proprio investigation by the NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) would still be necessary,” he added. Pimentel acknowledged on Wednesday that he was inside the Makati Medical Center (MMC) Tuesday to accompany his wife who was scheduled to give birth Wednesday morning, despite being on quarantine as a person under investigation. He said he only received a call from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), which conducts testing for COVID-19, on Tuesday night, informing him that he tested positive for the virus. He also acknowledged having experienced COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, slight sore throat, body pains, flu, chills, colds and diarrhea while waiting for the results of his test although he said that he always had recurring problems with some of these symptoms. The hospital issued a stern statement denouncing Pimentel’s “irresponsible and reckless action.” “By being in MMC, Senator Pimentel violated his Home Quarantine Protocol, entered the premises of the MMC-DR (delivery room), thus, unduly exposed healthcare workers to possible infection,” the statement signed by MMC Medical Director Saturnino Javier said. “As a result, a number of our nurses and doctors may need to be quarantined which will further deplete the dwindling workforce of the hospital. The entire Delivery Room Complex will have to undergo decontamination and disinfection before it can be used.” The DOJ had previously said that “non-cooperation” by violating the enhanced community quarantine may be a ground for prosecution, even warrantless arrest, citing Republic Act No. 11332, or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act. Section 9(e) of RA 11332 punishes “non-cooperation of the person or entities identified as having the notifiable disease, or affected by the health event of public concern” with up to P50,000 penalty and 6 months in prison. This law, along with the Revised Penal Code provisions on resistance and disobedience to a person in authority and direct assault, has been used by local authorities to arrest alleged violators of the ECQ and curfew ordinances. DOJ spokesperson Usec Markk Perete had said even those caught outside their houses violating the quarantine may be a ground for warrantless arrest. Asked about Pimentel’s case, Perete said a complaint must first be filed by “those who have knowledge of the incident.” “A finding of probable cause is based on established facts. Facts are established by those who have personal knowledge of the incident,” he said. He also ruled out the possibility of a warrantless arrest. “A warrantless arrest is allowed following the en flagrante delicto principle, in cases of hot pursuit, among others. Thus far, reports have not alleged circumstances establishing the requirements for any of these grounds,” he explained, giving the assurance that “any complaint – regardless of the identity of the respondent – will be objectively evaluated during the appropriate proceedings.” Guevarra echoed Perete’s explanation. “As I have said before, during abnormal times like these, when people are prone to commit mistakes or violations of the law, the DOJ will temper the rigor of the law with human compassion. But this is not to say that the DOJ will not act upon the filing of a proper complaint by any interested party,” he said. Guevarra clarified Pimentel could not invoke parliamentary immunity to avoid punishment because parliamentary immunity is not applicable if Congress is not in session. Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel

Seriously ? Sus! Pag poor kulong agad agad!! anong walang grounds baka standard ng justice system saten, on the ground na ung bar tapos digging under it pa 😑 Kung yung ordinaryong tao na nag reklamo lang sa checkpoint, ikinulong nyo na agad kahit walang virus, etong tangang to eh no grounds yet kahit ilang tao na ang inilagay nya sa panganib dahil sa katangahan nya?

palakasan tlaga sa pagpapatupad ng batas. puta. COVID-19 has changed its call sign. COVID-19 is now KOKOVID-19🙄🖕 KOKOVID19 Putangina naman niyan oh So ano yung statement ng MMC? DOJ tanga din? Qualification ba para maging government official ang pagiging TANGA? Even if there are grounds? What can DOJ do abt it The senator will just invoke his parliamentary immunity provided under section 11, Article VI of the 1987 Consti. Why can we just let it go? Mag focus tayo sa mas urgent matters.

Walang kwenta ang sistema ng DOJ Mahiya naman kau Need pa imbestigahan? Eh ung mismong facility na nga ung naglabas ng official statement nila. Napakabobo tlga. DOJPH DOHgovph Ginagawa nio pa sinungaling ung mga taga Makati Med. Nakakahiyang maging Pilipino kasi mabibilang kami sa tulad nio.

DOJ: No probe yet vs Pimentel for violating home quarantineFor now, the DOJ will not conduct an investigation on Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel’s action breaching his quarantine when he went to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) to accompany his pregnant wife. | T2TupasINQ T2TupasINQ oo kasi mga gago kayo mga putangina T2TupasINQ And why? T2TupasINQ Why? Dahil senador sya? Wala kaming pakialam, DOJ hamitin nto naman KOKOte niyo

Then make one or more now! Ohhh. I almost forgot! Government follows “double standards”. Di pa pala nagbabago. Walang pagbabago. Eh ano to DOJPH? Why are the rules not the same? How can you make the public follow, when we see that these government leaders are number one rule breakers? and you'll let them

Di pa ba grounds yung violation nya ng quarantine protocol? Wow! Priviledged talaga! Nakakapikon talaga gobyernong ito. Gago anong walang grounds? Ulol kayo? Humph! Kaalyado kasi Hay naku!!! Pwede b? Pwe!!! To think they are so fast in criticizing Mayor VicoSotto with his call to allow Tricycles to continue operations. Eto malinaw na violation ng EQC. San na presscon mo at 1am duta..eh!

itsjustirad wth is going on with our country, sabi ng dilg huhulihin at kakasuhan sinoman na lalabag sa community quarantine, doh is asking the public is PUI or PUM ba daw this senator? keep defending shit, you are just showing the real bias under the govt for their allies

DOJ: No probe yet vs Pimentel for violating home quarantineFor now, the DOJ will not conduct an investigation on Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel’s action breaching his quarantine when he went to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) to accompany his pregnant wife. | T2TupasINQ T2TupasINQ oo kasi mga gago kayo mga putangina T2TupasINQ And why? T2TupasINQ Why? Dahil senador sya? Wala kaming pakialam, DOJ hamitin nto naman KOKOte niyo

No grounds p pala yung may nagrereklamo na. Ganun talaga VIP E. Walang magagawa. Takot sila kay use your kokote SPECIAL TREATMENT! Alexa, please play Tatsulok by Bamboo No grounds? That's the rich and above the law for you. abovethelaw ncov CoronaShitList DOJPH putangina niyo po.. umaabogado na rin ba kayo pra kay Koko? Pkisabihan si Koko na wag cyang kupal... Kasapakat kau ng DOHgovph e. Kayo na nagsasalita para kau Koko... 🖕🖕🖕

Tapos yung mayor na gumagawa ng paraan para may masakyan ang health care personnels g na g kayo parusahan. No grounds? Wow talaga ang DOJ!!! Wala talagang utak... How dare DOJPH say that when it's so clear that SenKokoPimentel had endangered the life of hundreds in the hospital due to sheer arrogance...

Pimentel on self-quarantine after he tested positive for COVID-19Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel tested positive of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is now on self-quarantine. He was feeling sick enough to get tested 4 or 5 days ago but went to the hospital maternity ward (and other places) anyway? This is why we have a pandemic.

Pero kung di pa opisyales yan, tsak hinuli na at pinakulong.🤦 Compassion kasi Senador ganun ba? Pero simpleng Pinoy dampot agad sa curfew. This is Philippines!! HanggatMayTatsulok KOKOte KokoResign Covid does NOT STAND FOR KOKOVIDA!!! A so pag may katungkulan kailangan pa tlaga ng masusing ekek khit na panahong pandemic na ang covid19 at PUI pala xa. E f ordinaryong mamamayan, kulong at may at habla.agad, ganon!?. Lintik na sistema! Sna asa north korea na tau pra alam na!

Ibaaaaaah... ivaaaaaaaaa.... ivaaaaaanaaaaaah... ivaaaaaaaaanaaaaahh talaga kapag malakas ang... ivaaaaaaaaaahh ang labanaaaaaaaan dzai!! Pantay na pantay!!! DOJPH please naman, kahit ngayon lang please give justice to those who are at risk, even his own wife and child. 😤 Well, has this admin ever 'truthfully'run after anyone involved in any wrongdoing who's identified with them? Hell, none! Ipokritong doble-kara! 🐊💩🤮👎

Hello. Yung sa cavite nga lumabag ka lang sa curfew arestado ka na. Tapos. Tapos eto. Ano pag mga ordinaryong tao sige lang. Tapos eto . Hello batas. Hello doj. Ang galing galing!

Makati Med denounces Pimentel's 'irresponsible, reckless' protocol breachThe Makati Medical Center slams Senator Koko Pimentel's actions, saying he 'added to the burden' of the hospital by violating his home quarantine and exposing health workers to possible infection. COVID19PH Ang nakakagalit lang ay di man lang nagpakita ng sincere empathy during his interviews. IamMakatiMed should file a lawsuit/criminal charges against him! KOKORESIGN Ang talino nya ey!

Pro duterte are protected Iba talaga kapag VIP hahaha pero kapag dilawan ang sumuway baka pinatapon na sa mars. Pero kapag kaalyado no grounds yet 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 talaga? kasi? dahil senador? sabi ng friend ko DOJ useyourKOKOte daw MMC mag file na kyo formal complaint pra mag trabaho yung DOJ o bka takot lng kayo sa Senador? Kng Ako cguro yun selda na inabot ko ngayon.. LawsLaws nyo!

Haaa? Paulit ulit? Mga GAGO talaga kayong mga tauhan ni Duterte! Sana ang lahat sa DOJ mahawa nya!

JUST IN: Senator Koko Pimentel tested positive for COVID-19Senator Koko Pimentel has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). READ HERE: Praying for Senator Koko; pero ano ibig sabihin neto? Mag papa test na naman yung ibang senators?

No grounds yet? Sumulat na makati med ano pa ba kailangan ninyo Due process, of course. Take your time po. Willing to wait. Double Standard, Selective Justice I hope that the poor folks in the streets that the Gov't has abandoned to this virus are treated with the same leniency. As for this guy.....Gross negligence and willfully endangering the health of fellow citizens. Is he fit for office?

No grounds?!? 1) He was exposed to a resource speaker who turned out to be positive for COVID 19, which makes him a PUI; 2) as PUI, he should have self-quarantined, per protocol, while waiting for the results of his test; BUT did he do that? NO. Group hug na kayo ni Pimentel dali the senator has confirmed his presence in the hospital. He is already on self quarantine. What's the punishment for this kind of action?

Rules for thee, but not for me. Bakit walang grounds? Dahil ka -alyado? Nakakahiya kayo. To all lawyers except Koko, if DOJ does nothing about this, who can take in charge next? supreme Court? ombudsman? Someone reliable please answer. DOJPH OmbudsmanPh arrestkoko

Pimentel tests positive for coronavirusJUST IN. Senator Koko Pimentel is the second senator to get infected with the new coronavirus. COVID19PH Was he asymptomatic?

Woooh wala naman pakealam doj sa mga comments natin mga ungas kasi sila No grounds? Klarong klaro yung grounds. You incompetent fools! Pero yung 69 yrs old street dweller inaresto! Napakasama niyo DOJ!!! KAILANGAN LUMABAS TO LAHAT SA ELEKSYON SA 2022 MGA HALIMAW HALALAN2022 Sory pero P%TNG*NA GINAGAGO NIYO ANG MGA PILIPINO. Firing squad na yan kung meron, SANA...

Hello DOJ. Remember this. Bitch WHAT?!



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