3 months SC paves way for trial of policemen in 2013 Atimonan, Quezon ‘massacre’ MB
By Rey Panaligan The Supreme Court (SC) paved the way for the court trial of police Supt. Hansel Marantan and his group for their alleged involvement in the January 6, 2013 so-called rubout in Atimonan, Quezon where 13 persons died. Supreme Court (SC) (MANILA BULLETIN) In a decision written by Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor F. Leonen, the SC dismissed Marantan’s petition which challenged the authority of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate the complaint filed against him and his group. Aside Marantan, also facing multiple murder charges in connection with the encounter, were Chief Insp. Grant Gollod, Senior ... more