DOJ wants Boniel’s 2 co-accused to turn state witness

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/20/2018

GISELA SLAY THE Department of Justice’s Witness Protection Program (WPP) has asked the trial court to admit as state witnesses two of the nine suspects in the slay of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel. Assistant Regional…

Peter Lim: DOJ order to reinvestigate drug case ‘smacks of persecution’

Inquirer 06/07/2018

Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim told the Supreme Court that the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) reinvestigation of the drug case against him “smacks of persecution, harassment and oppression.” In a 48-page petition, Lim wants the high court to…

DOJ grants Peter Lim’s wish

Norman V. Mendoza and Inquirer 05/30/2018

The panel of investigators from the Department of Justice (DOJ) has granted the request of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim that a separate preliminary investigation be conducted in relation to the drug complaint filed against him. Last April,…

DOJ suspends 3 prosecutors investigated for corruption

Inquirer.net 05/27/2018

Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra has placed three prosecutors under a 60-day preventive suspension after they were identified by President Rodrigo Duterte as among the government officials under investigation for alleged corruption. Guevarra, also earlier…

Aguirre clears self from ‘questionable’ payroll transactions at DOJ

Inquirer.net 05/26/2018

FORMER Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre denied any involvement in the payroll transactions flagged by the Commission on Audit (COA) for alleged errors and deficiencies, saying it was “all below my level as Secretary of…

DOJ ask lower court to reconsider ruling on P6.4-B shabu case

Inquirer.net 05/06/2018

THE Department of Justice will file a motion for consideration after the Valenzuela Regional Trial Court (RTC) dismissed the charges against alleged customs fixer Mark Taguba, Chinese businessman Richard Chen, and seven others implicated in the P6.4-billion…

DOJ JUNKS PETER LIM’S APPEAL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer, Julius N. Leonen 04/27/2018

The investigation against controversial Cebuano businessman Peter Lim shall continue. The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday denied the appeal of Lim’s camp to stop the new preliminary probe into the drug trafficking cases filed against him.…

Peter Lim to DOJ: Set separate preliminary probe on drug case

Inquirer.net 04/06/2018

CEBU businessman and alleged drug trafficker Peter Lim has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct a separate preliminary investigation into the illegal drug charges against him and his co-respondents. In a five-page motion dated April…

2 respondents in Peter Lim drug case killed — DOJ

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

Two respondents in the illegal drug trading charges against Cebu-based businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim charges were killed in separate incidents, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has learned. Max Miro, right-hand man of self-confessed drug…

New DOJ panel summons Lim, Espinosa to probe

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

The new panel of prosecutors tasked to review the drug complaint against alleged drug personalities Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Co and several others has issued summons to all parties in the case for a preliminary investigation…

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