Police loses drug case vs Pavia man

first_img“Wherefore…the undersigned InvestigatingProsecutor recommends the dismissal of the instant case there being no evidenceto support the charge,” read part of Alova’s Inquest Resolution dated March 2,2020. The cops suspected Jusa to be smokingmarijuana thus they arrested him and subsequently filed a complaint for violationof Section 11, Article II of Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the ComprehensiveDangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Jusa was subsequently released fromdetention at the Jaro police station. ILOILO City – The City Prosecutor’sOffice dismissed the illegal drug possession complaint that the police filed againsta 21-year-old resident of Barangay Anilao, Pavia, Iloilo. In Jusa’s case, the prosecutor pointedout, “probable cause not having been established, the respondent cannot be chargedfor illegal possession of illegal drugs.” According to Jusa’s family, they weremulling to countersue the police for illegal detention./PN The complaint was filed on Monday, March2, at around 2 p.m., Siacon said, and it was dismissed several hours after. “Na-dismiss ang case because wala sang marijuana residue nga nakuha sa aluminum foil that wasearlier seized from the suspect,” said Police Captain Eduardo Siacon, Jaro policestation chief. The police sent an official spot report aboutJusa’s Feb. 29 arrest to Panay Newson March 1 at around 12:08 p.m. The news about it came out the next day, March2. Siacon was referring to MikeJones Jusa whom members of the Iloilo City Mobile Force Company spottedsmoking on Feb. 29 in Barangay Tacas, Jaro district. In dismissing the complaint, theProsecutor II Valerie Parreño-Alova noted that Jusa’s drug test result wasnegative for the presence of dangerous drugs. In all prosecutions for violations of RA9165, according to Prosecutor Alova, “the corpusdelicti is the dangerous drug itself.” “Walana-substantiate sangpolice ang accusation,” Siacon admitted.last_img

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