The Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed criminal charges against four policemen for the missing 50 kilograms of shabu which were seized during an unreported buy-bust operation in Pampanga in 2013.
DoJ prosecutors filed last Wednesday before a Pampanga regional trial court (RTC) a case for the misappropriation, misapplication and failure to account for confiscated and seized dangerous drugs under Section 27 of Republic Act 9165, the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Those charged are Chief Inspectors Bienvenido Reydado and Arnulfo Ibanez, Senior Inspector Romel dela Vega, and Senior Police Officer 1 Rommel Raquipiso
Reydado, Dela Vega, and Raquipiso were members of the Pampanga Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT), while, Ibañez had belonged to the Pangasinan CIDT. (Jeffrey Damicog)