DOJ gives cops in Sulu shooting 10 days to refute raps

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the policemen implicated in the shooting of four army intelligence officers in Jolo, Sulu on June 29 to answer criminal charges filed against them within 10 days. Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento said the prosecutors released subpoenas on Monday, giving the parties “ten days to submit counter affidavits …

PNP, AFP to revisit operational protocols after Sulu shooting

MANILA – Ranking police and military officials on Monday met to tackle proposal to form a board of inquiry that will revisit the operational procedures to prevent a repeat of the shooting incident that killed four soldiers in Jolo, Sulu. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa, said that PNP Internal Affairs Service Inspector …