2 cops allegedly involved in ‘hulidap’ in EDSA ordered charged in court

By on September 13, 2014

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MANILA — The Mandaluyong City Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) on Friday ordered the filing of charges in court against the two policemen allegedly involved in “hulidap” (robbery-kidnapping) in the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), Mandaluyong City.

In a six-page resolution approved by Senior Deputy State Prosecutor Richard Anthony Fadullon, Officer-in-Charge of the MCPO, recommended charged with several criminal charges were Chief Insp. Joseph De Vera, the deputy commander of La Loma Police Station, Quezon City and PO2 Jonathan Rodriguez.

They were recommended charged with one count of robbery in band, one count of kidnapping for ransom and one count of violation of the Anti-Carnapping Act of 1972.

Meanwhile, ordered to undergo a full-blown preliminary investigation were the respondents Marco Polo Estrera, SPO1 Ramil Hachero, PO2 Ebonn Decatoria, PO2 Weavin Masa and other “John Does”.

Likewise, recommended to undergo preliminary investigation were Sr. insp. Oliver Villanueva, PO2 Jerome Datinguinoo and PO2 Mark De Paz, who was at-large when the complaint was placed under “inquest proceedings”.

The first hearing was set on September 22 at 2 p.m.