6 months New prosecutor general appointed MB
By Jeffrey Damicog  President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a new prosecutor general to head the National Prosecution Service (NPS) of the Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Saturday (June 29). Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra(TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “The President appointed Atty. Benedicto Malcontento, a private practitioner, as the new prosecutor general,” Guevarra told reporters. Meanwhile, Malcontento is expected to start reporting next week at the NPS which is prosecution arm of the DOJ. “Atty. Malcontento will take his oath before me on Tuesday, July 2,” said Guevarra. Malcontento is a fellow San Beda College of ... more