Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has positioned the parents of 14-year-old slain youth Reynaldo “Kulot” De Guzman under the Witness Protection Program (WPP) on Friday (September 15).
“I told the parents of ‘Kulot’ that they can trust the Government’s Witness Protection Program or WPP,” mentioned Aguirre in a press release after assembly the parents, Eduardo Gabriel and Lina de Guzman-Dimaganti, additionally on Friday.
“After all, WPP is the only entity empowered under Philippine laws to secure witnesses to a crime and to take care of them,” he defined.
The parents sought WPP safety a day after they filed felony complaints earlier than the Department of Justice (DOJ) towards the policemen concerned in the slay of Kulot’s buddy, 19-year-old University of the Philippines (UP) scholar Carl Angelo Arnaiz.
The couple mentioned the policemen may very well be concerned since Arnaiz and Kulot have been collectively once they have been final seen alive on August 18.