Prosecutors nationwide will prioritize and speed up the handling of illegal drugs cases to ensure that President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to destroy seized illegal drugs within a week is observed, assured Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Wednesday (Oct. 7).
Authorities should spare journalist from any involvement in documenting drug cases and participating in subsequent court hearings, Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez said.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said there was nothing more unchristian than detained Senator Leila de Lima’s actions during her stint as Justice Secretary.
Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors failed to follow through with their own promise of filing a motion before the Muntinlupa City regional trial court (RTC) asking for a gag order on Senator Leila De Lima’s drug cases.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s intense anti-narcotics campaign has literally resulted to more work for local courts, the Supreme Court (SC) bared.