Two Davao policemen, lawyer in drug mess sued

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / October 27) – The police office here filed
criminal complaints against two of its officers and a public lawyer in
the wake of a trafficking expose of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte earlier this

Aside from violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002,
the cases included bribery and obstruction of justice.

Read more of the story here.

The City Prosecutors’ Office received seven complaints Friday against
Police Officer 2 Enrique Ayao, Jr. and PO3 Arnold Dechavez, and lawyer
Marlon Melodias of the Public Attorneys’ Office, who acted as counsel
of a slain drug trafficker.

The Davao City Police Office has accused both Ayao and Dechavez for
violations of Section 5 of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous
Drugs Act of 2002. The section refers to “the sale, trading,
administration, dispensation, delivery, distribution and
transportation of dangerous drugs and or controlled precursors and
essential chemicals”. (To be updated)


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4 responses to “Two Davao policemen, lawyer in drug mess sued”

  1. Mia S. Cruz says :

    When will this article be updated? It does not mention the case filed against Melodias. What laws did he violate? What is the use of posting an incomplete story?

  2. Istambay says :

    To Ms. Mia S. Cruz:

    Sometimes the articles posted here are not updated on time, but they will be updated subject to availability of time of the blog owner. Meantime, if you want to get more information about the article you can search for it in other sites.

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