Caindec appeals dismissal of complaint against motorcycle dealers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) Regional Director Victor Caindec has filed an appeal with the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the dismissal of the agency’s complaints against certain motorcycle dealers in…

Kerwin Espinosa recants drug trade accusations vs Sen. Leila de Lima

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 04/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  Self-confessed drug trader Kerwin Espinosa has taken back his allegations that connected Senator Leila De Lima in the business of illegal drugs inside the New Bilibid Prison. His retraction was contained in a counter-affidavit…

Guevarra says DOJ can issue immigration lookout order vs Quiboloy

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 02/07/2022

oMANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) can place President Rodrigo Duterte’s spiritual adviser, Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, on the immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) even without a formal request by any party (motu proprio). Its chief,…

PNoy’s other legacy

Geronimo L. Sy - @inquirerdotnet 08/28/2021

Much has been said and written about the decency and integrity of recently departed President Noynoy Aquino. The results of his six years of clean governance were mostly reflected in the story of the country’s economic growth…

DOJ on Pacquiao claim: No stink raised yet vs DOH

Maricar Cinco, Marlon Ramos, Patricia Denise Chiu 07/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao may have flagged the pandemic spending of the Department of Health (DOH) as questionable, but Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, that the anti-corruption body formed by…

DOJ dismisses sedition raps vs. Robredo, 2019 opposition bets

Tetch Torres-Tupas - INQUIRER.net 02/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared Vice President Leni Robredo and members of the 2019 Senate opposition slate Otso Diretso of involvement in the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos. Members of the Otso Diretso…

NBI promises thorough, legal, impartial probe of Clarin mayor’s ambush

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has officially begun its investigation on the death of Clarin Mayor David Navarro today, October 30, as the official mandate of the Department of Justice has been…

DOJ rejects 3 OSG witnesses in sedition raps vs Robredo, 32 others

Dona Z. Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/07/2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has refused to admit additional testimony from the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) as it concluded its preliminary investigation into the sedition complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo and 32 others.…

DOJ chief: Person arrested by NBI not ‘Bikoy’ videos uploader

/INQ.net 05/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The person arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) who was allegedly behind the video series accusing President Rodrigo Duterte’s family of involvement in the narcotics trade was not the uploader of the…

SC dismisses Peter Lim’s TRO petition

Inquirer.net 09/27/2018

The Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by Cebu-based businessman Peter Go Lim to stop the drug probe being conducted anew by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against him. Lim, in his petition, asked the high court…

DOJ prosecutor convicted for extortion try in Palea case

Inquirer.net 10/01/2017

The Sandiganbayan has sentenced a state prosecutor to imprisonment of one-and-a-half years to nine years for trying to extort money from the members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (Palea) in 2013. In a 29-page decision, the…

DOJ names trial prosecutors for Boniel case

Nestle L. Semilla 08/04/2017

Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II designated Central Visayas Assistant Regional Prosecutor Llena Ipong-Avila and Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Juan Pedro Navera as the trial prosecutors to handle the criminal case against Bohol Provincial Board member…

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