Pres. Duterte Speaks on Viral Incident in Tarlac
DUTERTE – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reacted to the incident in Tarlac involving a policeman, Jonel Nuezca, and the Gregorio family.
A recent heartbreaking and alarming incident that took place in Tarlac took the social media by storm. Many people were enraged and calling for justice over what a policeman did to a civilian mother and son.
The people involved in the incident were police corporal Jonel Nuezca and the mother and son civilians, Sonya and Frank Gregorio. The people involved are neighbors.
According to the authorities, the incident started when Nuezca came to the Gregorios to investigate about “boga“. The two parties reportedly have had a long dispute already over the right of way.
Frank, the 25-year-old son of Sonya who appeared to be drunk, was being embraced by his mother as Nuezca would want to arrest him. Unclear why the cop’s daughter was there, the child told the old woman that her father is a policeman.
To this, Sonya sang 2in1’s song I don’t care. The cop shot the woman and then her son whom she was embracing that time. The video circulated online and many people are calling for justice for the family of Sonya and Frank.
Nuezca has surrendered to the authorities. Reports state that the policeman has also faced several complaints before.
Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte reacted to the incident in Tarlac involving police corporal Jonel Nuezca and Sonya and Frank Gregorio. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the President claimed that the cop has a mental illness and cited the neurological test conducted on policemen.
“May sakit ito sa utak. Topak. I’m just wondering why he was able to, nakalusot sa neuro, you couldn’t detect a person by the way he answers ‘yung mga test sa neuro,” he said.
According to the report, Pres. Duterte then recalled his message to the cops that if they will do it right, he is with them but if they do it otherwise, they will have to pay for it.
The President revealed that he was also jaw-dropped when he watched the video of the Tarlac incident. He called to the authorities to imprison Nuezca and not to let him escape from what he did.
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