Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has positioned the dad and mom of 14-year-old slain youth Reynaldo “Kulot” De Guzman beneath 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 dad and mom, 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 dad and mom sought WPP safety a day after they filed felony complaints earlier than the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the policemen concerned in the slay of Kulot’s pal, 19-year-old University of the Philippines (UP) pupil Carl Angelo Arnaiz.
The couple mentioned the policemen could possibly be concerned since Arnaiz and Kulot had been collectively once they had been final seen alive on August 18.