DOJ to probe drug protection claims vs Drilon, Roxas – Aguirre
Even although the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) grew to become the only real company to conduct narcotics investigation and operation, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assured the Department of Justice (DOJ) can nonetheless tackle the allegations that Senator Franklin Drilon and former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas are drug protectors.
Aguirre defined case has already been filed earlier than the La Carlota City Prosecutor’s Office which is beneath the DOJ’s National Prosecution Service (NPS).
Self-confessed Berya drug cartel bagman Ricky Serenio has submitted earlier than the prosecutor’s workplace final October 18 an affidavit which recognized Drilon and Roxas as protectors of slain drug syndicate chief Melvin Odicto Sr.
“A preliminary investigation can be conducted since the affidavit could serve as a complaint,” mentioned Aguirre.
It will be recalled President Rodrigo Duterte has issued a directive ordering the PDEA as the only real company to conduct operations and investigation regarding unlawful medication.