(UPDATE) Immediate deportation of Reyes brothers now being processed — DOJ

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on (UPDATE) Immediate deportation of Reyes brothers now being processed — DOJ 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Sept. 21 (PNA) — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Monday said the immediate deportation of former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes and former Coron, Palawan Mayor Mario Reyes is now being processed.

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De Lima: US forfeiture raps vs. Napoles' assets to help strengthen pending PDAF cases in PHL

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on De Lima: US forfeiture raps vs. Napoles' assets to help strengthen pending PDAF cases in PHL 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, July 15 (PNA) — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday said that the forfeiture case in the United States against the assets of Janet Lim Napoles will help strengthen the pending priority development assistance fund (PDAF) cases in the Philippines.

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DOJ-NBI team asks MILF to allow them to talk to witnesses, families of victims in Mamasapano incident

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ-NBI team asks MILF to allow them to talk to witnesses, families of victims in Mamasapano incident 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) — The Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation (DOJ-NBI) investigating team on Thursday asked the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to allow them to talk with the witnesses and families of the slain civilians and members of the MILF in the Mamasapano incident.

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CA issues writ of preliminary injunction on Binay suspension

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on CA issues writ of preliminary injunction on Binay suspension 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — The Court of Appeals (CA) on Monday ordered the issuance of a writ of preliminary injunction stopping the preventive suspension order against Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay, Jr.

The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) earlier imposed an “immediately executory” six-month preventive suspension on Binay and 22 others for graft and plunder cases in connection with the alleged “overpriced” construction of the Makati City Hall Building II.

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(Update) De Lima’s legal opinion on Binay’s case tackled in oral argument at CA

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Update) De Lima’s legal opinion on Binay’s case tackled in oral argument at CA 

MANILA, March 31 — The legal opinion issued by Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima in connection with the case involving suspended Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. was tackled during the oral argument at the Court of Appeals (CA) on Tuesday.

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DOJ says MILF combatants cannot be charged in international court of justice

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ says MILF combatants cannot be charged in international court of justice 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PNA) -– Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday clarified that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who allegedly killed the Special Action Force (SAF) men during Mamasapano incident should be subjected to the Philippines courts and not in the international court of justice.

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DOJ chief warns coup plotters may face criminal charges

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ chief warns coup plotters may face criminal charges 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima on Sunday said the coup plotters under the group called National Transformation Council (NTC) may face criminal charges for instigating military-backed people power uprising.

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DOJ junks Pemberton’s MR on Laude murder case

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ junks Pemberton’s MR on Laude murder case 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed the motion for reconsideration (MR) filed by United States Navy Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with the murder case on the death of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude in Olongapo City on Oct. 11, 2014.

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DOJ special team to go to Mamasapano for ocular inspection

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ special team to go to Mamasapano for ocular inspection 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday said that the DOJ Special Team will travel to Mamasapano, Maguindanao next week for the conduct of the investigation into the alleged massacre of 44 Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) troopers.

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DOJ Sec. De Lima with officers of National Press Club

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ Sec. De Lima with officers of National Press Club 

150215180624Department of Justice Sec. Leila De Lima poses with officers of the National Press Club (NPC) after their meeting to discuss the NPCís participation in the governmentís ëTask Force Administrative Order (AO) 35, which is created to solve all cases of extra-judicial killings including the members of the press. From left: Prosecutor Gail Maderazo, Prosecutor Gilda Ibuyan, Sec. de Lima, NPC Pres. Joel Sy Egco (Manila Times), NPC Vice Pres. Benny Antiporda (Remate) and NPC Dir. Boying Abasola. (PNA photo courtesy of Nationala Press Club)bvb

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