[In the news] De Lima mulls inclusion of two witnesses in Burgos abduction case – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

De Lima mulls inclusion of two witnesses in Burgos abduction case – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos.

By Tetch Torres
INQUIRER.net
Filed Under: Abduction, Human Rights, Military, Judiciary (system of justice)

MANILA, Philippines—Justice Secretary Leila De Lima is considering the inclusion of two witnesses in the abduction of leftwing activist Jonas Burgos to the Department of Justice’s witness protection program (WPP).

De Lima ordered Martin Menez, head of the WPP, to immediately coordinate with the Commission on Human Rights to evaluate if Jeffrey T. Cabintoy and Elsa B. Agasang could be placed under state protection.

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