Senator Risa Hontiveros on Sunday introduced that she has taken into custody a few of the key witnesses in the killing on 17-year-old Grade 12 pupil Kian Loyd delos Santos to guarantee their security.
“My office took custody of the witnesses and began ensuring their safety. Another institution is also helping. The protection provided to the family will be extended to the key witnesses who will help in bringing to justice the perpetrators of the extrajudicial killing of Kian. Lalaban ang mga inaapi,” she mentioned in an announcement.
The senator reiterated this in an interview with dzBB, a day after visiting the wake of Kian the place she was instructed by the sufferer’s mother and father, Zaldy and Elsa that they’ve been receiving death threats.
This prompted Hontiveros to take the alleged witnesses into custody, with the blessings of Kian’s mother and father, and to be sure that they are going to be in a position to testify if known as, even in the Senate, to attest for the reality.
The senator mentioned they’re now attempting to organize a authorized group that may help them and supply help to no matter authorized strikes that they might have to take in the approaching days.
“Our primary concern is their continuing security and protection of the family (of the victim) and the witnesses who could help in delivering justice to Kian,” she mentioned.
The sufferer’s father is bent on looking for justice for his son and they’re greater than prepared to present help in no matter type, the senator mentioned.