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Policemen in Kian delos Santos case to take witness stand

MANILA, Philippines – The 3 policemen charged with the murder of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos will be taking the witness stand after the court denied on Thursday, July 12, their bid to avoid this.  Caloocan Regional Trial Court Branch 125 Judge Rodolfo Azucena Jr ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 12th, 2018

Erin Tañada: Verdict on Kian’s case a warning shot vs those who take legal shortcuts

"No bad deed will be forever hidden in darkness." This was former Deputy Speaker Erin Taada's comment on the guilty verdict on the three policemen who killed 17-year old Delos Santos in an anti-illegal drug operation in August 2017. "It is a warning shot against those who take legal shortcuts. There will always be a day of reckoning for those who follow illegal orders," Taada said in a statement on Thursday. "No bad deed will be forever hidden in darkness. The dawn of justice will come to those who perished in the night," he added. The Caloocan City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 125, earlier, convicted PO3 Arnel Oares, PO1 Jeremias Pereda, and PO1 Jerwin Cruz of killing D...Keep on reading: Erin Tañada: Verdict on Kian’s case a warning shot vs those who take legal shortcuts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

How Caloocan City judge decided to convict policemen in Kian delos Santos case

Caloocan City RTC Branch 125 Judge Rodolfo Azucena Jr. received praise for his decision to convict the three policemen tagged in the killing of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos. PO 3 Arnel Oares, PO1 Jeremias Pereda and PO1 Jerwin Cruz were sentenced to reclusion perpetua or 20 to 40 years in prison after they were found […] The post How Caloocan City judge decided to convict policemen in Kian delos Santos case appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

3 policemen guilty of killing Kian delos Santos — court

Police officers involved in the death of Kian delos Santos were found guilty of murder by the Caloocan City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 125 on Thursday.   PO3 Arnel Oares, PO1 Jeremias Pereda and PO1 Jerwin Cruz were convicted of killing Delos Santos in August 2017.   "In Criminal Case No. C-102925, the court finds accused [...] guilty of the crime of murder defined and penalized under Article 248 of the Revised Penal Code as amended by Republic Act No. 7659," the decision penned by RTC Judge Roldolfo Azucena Jr. said.   The three officers were acquitted of planting evidence on Delos Santos, as the prosecution failed to prove the accusations aga...Keep on reading: 3 policemen guilty of killing Kian delos Santos — court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Caloocan court to decide Kian delos Santos case in November

MANILA, Philippines – More than a year after 17-year-old Kian Loyd Delos Santos was killed in cold blood, a Caloocan Court finally ended his murder trial and has set promulgation of judgment on November 29.  In the last hearing on Thursday, August 30, one of the policemen accused in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

PNP: No ‘kid-gloves’ treatment vs cops in anti-drug ops cases

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday assured the public that policemen with pending cases related to anti-illegal drug operations were not being given "kid-gloves" treatment following reports that some of them were even being promoted. PNP Spokesperson Sr. Supt. Benigno Durana said, however, policemen implicated in the drug war should also be given due process. "We would want to make sure that while the accused drugs suspects should be given due process, we should also give due process to the ones running after the criminals," Durana said in a Palace briefing. "So that's precisely what we have done in the case of those implicated in the Kian delos Santos case," he adde...Keep on reading: PNP: No ‘kid-gloves’ treatment vs cops in anti-drug ops cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

PNP Internal Affairs exec: Cops in Kian slay nearing dismissal, but…

The Caloocan City policemen linked to the killing of teenager Kian Loyd delos Santos would have already been kicked out of the service, but their dismissal was averted after the Office of the Ombudsman asked for their case records.   This was according to Alfegar Triambulo, inspector general of the Philippine National Police Internal Affairs Service (PNP-IAS), which handled the administrative complaint against the officers over Delos Santos' death in an antidrug operation in August.   "We were about to draft a decision to be submitted for the approval of the PNP chief," Triambulo said in an interview on Saturday. "The policemen involved would have already been d...Keep on reading: PNP Internal Affairs exec: Cops in Kian slay nearing dismissal, but….....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2017

Mother allows Senate custody for child witness in Kian case

MANILA, Philippines — The mother of one of the child witnesses in the case of the killing of teenage student Kian delos Santos has allowed the Senate to main.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2017

Witness comes forward in Kian Delos Santos case

Witness comes forward in Kian Delos Santos case.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Fourth witness comes forward in Kian Loyd Delos Santos case

Fourth witness comes forward in Kian Loyd Delos Santos case.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Duterte rules out pardon for cops in Kian delos Santos slay

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not pardon the 3 policemen convicted of murdering Caloocan teenager Kian delos Santos. "Of course not. Maybe one million years from now," he said on Monday, December 3, when asked by reporters if a pardon from him ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte: No pardon for killers of Kian delos Santos

President Rodrigo Duterte declared Monday that there will be no pardon for the policemen convicted for the killing of teenager Kian delos Santos, saying his protection of law enforcers does not cover those who commit murder. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

PAO chief insists Kian case not EJK

The case of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos should not be considered an extrajudicial killing (EJK) even as the three police officers tagged in the murder were found guilty by the court, according to Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

EDITORIAL - Swift justice for Kian

There are two remarkable aspects in the resolution of the murder case involving teenager Kian Lloyd delos Santos......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

3 cops guilty of Kian delos Santos murder

Three Caloocan City policemen were sentenced yesterday to life in prison for murdering a teenager during a drug sting in 2017......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Duterte won’t pardon 3 convicted officers – Palace

Malacañang yesterday described as a “triumph of justice” the guilty verdict on the Caloocan City policemen accused in the killing of 17-year-old Kian Lloyd delos Santos and assured the public that the convicted lawmen would not be pardoned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

PNP: Kian delos Santos murder not a case of extrajudicial killing

The Philippine National Police denied allegations of state-sponsored killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on narcotics, following the guilty verdict of a court sentencing three cops to up to 40 years in jail for the murder of a teenager......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Bishop David hails conviction of Kian delos Santos killers

MANILA, Philippines – Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David on Thursday, November 29, hailed the conviction of 3 policemen  who murdered 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos in Caloocan City. This is the first conviction of abusive cops in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, and comes more than a year ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Gov t urged to ensure justice for other victims like Kian delos Santos

MANILA, Philippines – Human rights groups on Thursday, November 29, welcomed the  conviction of 3 Caloocan City policemen  for murdering 17-year-old Kian delos Santos, but also urged immediate justice for other victims of extrajudicial killings. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the government to intensify efforts to seek accountability for other abuses under President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Malacañang: Conviction of Kian s killers proves PH justice system working

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday, November 29, said the guilty verdict  against the policemen who killed teenager Kian delos Santos proves that the Philippine justice system working. "It is a triumph of justice. It shows that this country has a robust judicial system," Presidential Spokesman and Chief ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Policemen guilty in Kian delos Santos killing | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: A regional trial court in Caloocan finds 3 policemen guilty of murdering 17-year-old Kian delos Santos. President Rodrigo Duterte explains his decision not to appoint Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio as Chief Justice. The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies defends procedure but ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018