The 13 policemen in the ' ninja cops ' controversy are directed to appear at the Department of Justice on Wednesday, October 16.
The 13 policemen are directed to appear at the Department of Justice on Wednesday, October 16
PO3 Gilbert de VeraPO2 Anthony LacsamanaPO3 Dante Dizon"You are hereby directed to appear for the reinvestigation...and to submit any additional evidence before us on October 16, 2019, at 10 in the morning at the DOJ," said the summons signed by Assistant State Prosecutor Josie Christina Dugay and Assistant State Prosecutor Gino Paolo Santiago.
The other member of the newly constituted prosecution panel, Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Alexander Suarez, is on business leave.Baloyo is still detained at the New Bilibid Prison after the Senate cited him in contempt. During the Senate's last hearing on Wednesday, October 9, Baloyo's
new plum assignment in Tagaytay Citywas questioned."This strengthens our suspicion that this group has been given preferential treatment. All the circumstances point to that," said Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon.The caseThe cops are accused of turning over only 36.68 kilograms (kg) of shabu seized in the drug raid, when they supposedly confiscated 200 kg.
In March 2014, complaints of violations of Sections 27 (misappropriation), 29 (planting), and 32 (custody and disposition) of the Dangerous Drugs Act were filed against the 13 cops, but these were all dismissed by the DOJ in 2017.Following DOJ rules, the complaints went to Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra for automatic review.
Instead of just the regular review, Guevarrablew the case wide open, and assembled a new prosecution panel to receive new evidence.At the Senate, embattled Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Oscar Albayalde was accused by a retired general of supposedly saying he
"only got a little"from the 2013 operations.Albayalde has already admitted to calling former Central Luzon police chief Aaron Aquino, but their versions of the call differed. Aquino said Albayalde asked him not to implement the dismissal orders against the cops, while Albayalde said he merely asked about the status of the dismissal orders.
Years later, the dismissal orders were downgraded to a one-rank demotion. These administrative penaltiesby the PNP Internal Affairs Service and the National Police Commission. Read more: Rappler »
Duterte to name top ‘ninja cops’ involved in drug recycling – GoPresident Rodrigo Duterte will name the two “ ninja cops ” who hold the rank of colonel involved in the recycling of confiscated illegal drugs after two government agencies have finished their investigation, neophyte Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go said Tuesday. Parang double lang itong si Bong Go ni Panelo, spokesperson ni Pressy
Napolcom willing to accept new administrative cases against 13 alleged ‘ninja cops’The National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Tuesday said it will be ready to accept new administrative cases against the 13 Pampanga police officers who were dubbed as “ ninja cops ’’ for their alleged involvement in the recycling of illegal drugs in an operation in 2013.
Albayalde mas nadiin sa isyu ng 'ninja cops' sa paglutang ng dating heneralDapat mawala sa kultura natin ang paniniwala sa 'Utang na loob' kung gusto talaga natin umunlad...
Senators question Albayalde’s recommendation for promotion, recognition of 13 ‘ninja cops’, selfSenators on Wednesday questioned Philippine National Police ( PNP ) Chief Oscar Albayalde why he recommended promotion and a distinguished conduct award for himself and the 13 police officers who were part of the questionable drug buy-bust in Mexico, Pampanga in 2013.
Magalong: Ex-cop gave ‘strong evidence’ vs AlbayaldeThe testimony of a retired police general during the Senate probe on the so-called ninja cops provided strong evidence against PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said. | DYGalvezINQ
Senators grill Albayalde on how a 'ninja cop' got a juicy postMajor Rodney Balayo IV, who is among the alleged ninja cops , served as the deputy police chief of Tagaytay City. He is now under 'floating status.'