Aug 6, 2017 @ 18:22

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has condemned the deadly attack on a judge in Butuan City final Saturaday.

Judge Godofredo Abul Jr. of the Butuan City Regional Trial Court Branch four was shot useless inside his home in Butuan City at round 10am, and his spouse was injured in the identical attack.

“This brazen attack on a judge in his own home is an insult to our policemen. The killers are showing their complete disregard for the rule of law and showing their contempt for the ability of the PNP to catch them”, mentioned Pimentel.

The Senate President, who pushed for the NBI Modernization Law and an advocate of a stronger judicial system, mentioned that the PNP ought to rise to the problem of the killers and clear up the case instantly.

Pimentel mentioned, “The PNP has been challenged. The best possible way to respond is to arrest the killers.”

The Senate chief, a former bar topnotcher, is the writer of 15 legal guidelines that created 50 new branches of regional, municipal, and metropolitan trial courts, serving to to ease the backlog that has triggered quite a few delays in instances. (Senate of the Philippines)