Pimentel to be subpoenaed for quarantine breach next week

MANILA, Philippines — A notice will be served to Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to answer a criminal complaint against him for violating quarantine

4/8/2020 2:48:00 AM

A notice will be served to Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III by the DOJ to answer a criminal complaint against him for violating quarantine protocols while he was a presumed COVID-19 carrier. | dpazzibuganINQ

MANILA, Philippines — A notice will be served to Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to answer a criminal complaint against him for violating quarantine

Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento said the DOJ would issue the subpoena “likely next week,” along with a copy of the complaint filed on Monday by lawyer Rico Quicho.ADVERTISEMENTJustice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the assigned prosecutor “will start the process immediately” and conduct a preliminary investigation to decide whether to charge the senator in court.

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Quicho filed the complaint on behalf of the health workers of Makati Medical Center. Read more: Inquirer »

dpazzibuganINQ Koko is guilty as charged! The whole world knows it. Case closed. Koko go to jail, do not pasd Go. dpazzibuganINQ He should be jailed or fined with a huge amount dpazzibuganINQ ay wala pa? kadugay sad tas kay vico paspas kaayo naa’y date sa hearing dpazzibuganINQ He wasnt presumed. He was identified positive of covid

dpazzibuganINQ how about Sara? Wait nmin yan! dpazzibuganINQ Does DOJ has the jurisdiction on erring senator or it is the Ethics Committee of the Senate has the duty to discipline their members? Just asking lang para di naman masayang yung complaint kasi baka at the end of the day is dismiss due to lack of jurisdiction.✌️✌️✌️

dpazzibuganINQ Medyo mahirap ung situation ni Senator. If I will be on his side or on his wife side. Baka ganun din magawa ko. Un Lang kakalungkot Kasi madadamay mga Tao around. Ipagpray ko na lng po kayo at Ang pilipinas. dpazzibuganINQ Who will read it for him? dpazzibuganINQ Hallelujah! Sa wakas!

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