NBI Charges 21 Policemen In Death Of Glenn Chong’s Aide Richard Santillan
NBI – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) filed double murder charges to 21 police officers in the death of Glenn Chong’s aide.
Glenn Chong was a member of the House of the Representative representing the District of Biliran.
The politician’s close-in aide Richard Santillan was slain two weeks after he filed his certificate of candidacy.
Richard Santillan was ambushed last December 9, 2018, while using the car of Glenn Chong. Santillan was on his way to bring his female companion home when the ambush happened.
The authorities found 30 bullet holes in the car of the politician. Chong claimed that the killing of Santillan was connected to his senatorial run.
“Nagfile po ako ng COC for senator on Nov. 26 by substitution. The next Monday, exactly 2 weeks to the date yun po pagkamatay ni Richard Santillan. It’s connected with my COC,” he said.
Based on a report from Inquirer, the NBI charged the 21 police officers for the killings.
The NBI asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to charge those policemen with two (2) counts of murder.
NBI also asked the justice department to prosecute the PNP chiefs’ in Calabarzon, Cainta, and Rizal for covering up the murder of Chong’s aide.
According to the report, the NBI found out that Richard Santillan and Gesammyn Casing were killed defenselessly by the 21 cops.
The authorities also asked for indictment of the seven (7) PNP in Cainta led by Police Lt. Sandro Ortega, 10 operatives of the Regional Special Operations led by Rene Eufracio, and four (4) PNP from the highway patrol group.
Based on the report, the NBI also accused the 21 police officers of “planting” evidence” on the crime scene.
The authorities charged Brig. Gen. Edward Carranza, Col. Lou Evangelista, and Cainta PNP chief Lt. Col. Pablito Naganag with obstruction of justice.
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