Kian Loyd slay witnesses under Hontiveros no longer credible

Senator Risa Hontiveros said the witnesses for the slay of 17-year-old Kian Loyd Delos Santos are already under her custody and protection.

According to Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre, the Three witnesses might no longer be credible after the lady senator took custody of them.

"Of course it will affect the credibility of these witnesses considering the bias of their handler," Aguirre said.

Kian died after he was shot during an Oplan Galugad operation in Barangay 160 on Wednesday night.

Police claimed they recovered a cal-.45 hand gun and two sachets of suspected shabu from the victim.

Policemen involved in the operation claimed the teenager resisted arrest and shot them with a pistol as he was escaping.

The teenager's father, Zaldy claimed his son was blindfolded by the police and was being forced to identify drug pushers in their area.

Several politicians and government officials visited Delos Santos' wake.

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday visited the wake of delos Santos to offer sympathies and condolences to Kian's family, a radio dzBB report by Divine Reyes said.

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV visited Delos Santos' wake on Monday, August 21. The senator said he spoke to the Delos Santos family to prepare for his privilege speech about the boy's case. He also called for justice for the teenager.

Public Attorney's Office chief Persida Acosta on Monday visited the spot where the teenager died. She has taken on the case for the Delos Santos family. The PAO chief said murder charges will "most likely" be filed against the policemen who shot and killed Delos Santos.

Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV also visited the wake Monday night. He said he told Delos Santos' parents to not lose courage and hope in this expectedly long battle. He vowed to move for the removal of Senator Richard Gordon as chairperson of the blue ribbon committee, saying the latter had compromised the objectivity of probes related to summary

Source:  Politiko
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