8 months Guevarra to handle probe of prosecutors in drug list MB
By Rey Panaligan Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra will personally lead the fact-finding investigation against 10 prosecutors in the narco-list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra (TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “Once identified and there’s scintilla of evidence, I myself will lead the investigation against them. That (involvement of prosecutors in illegal drug trade) is just unacceptable,” Guevarra said. Last week, PDEA revealed its narco list includes 10 prosecutors and 13 judges. However, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino did not release the names pending verification and further validation. Guevarra said his office will coordinate ... more