Sep eight, 2017 @ 16:42

Since President Rodrigo Duterte took workplace, solely 71 homicide and murder cases involving slain drug customers and merchants have been filed on the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Justice Undersecretary Erickson Balmes launched the figures Friday (September eight) which covers the interval of July 1, 2016 as much as August 22, 2017.

Of the quantity, 45 cases contain victims who’re identified drug customers and merchants killed during regulation enforcement operations.

Among the 45 cases, solely 13 have been filed in court docket, whereas, 25 have been dismissed and 7 are nonetheless pending earlier than the DOJ.

On the opposite hand, 26 of the 71 cases concerned the deaths of drug customers and merchants exterior regulation enforcement operations.

Out of the 26 cases, solely six have been filed in court docket, 10 acquired dismissed, and 10 are nonetheless pending with the DOJ.