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Mancao seeks refiling of raps against Dumlao By Benjamin B. Pulta 11/12/2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

IS HE A STATE WITNESS OR NOT?

Mancao seeks refiling of raps against Dumlao

By Benjamin B. Pulta 11/12/2010

A lawyer of former police Senior Supt. Cesar Mancao II asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday to make use of Mancao’s colleague, former Senior Supt. Glenn Dumlao, as a state witness or charge Dumlao anew in connection with the murder 10 years ago of Bubby Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito.

Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio who represents Mancao wrote De Lima to urge her to use Dumlao as a state witness, citing that this was the condition that had been given by the court to drop Dumlao in the double murder charge sheet.

“We write to urge you to consider without delay to demand that former Police Senior Superintendent Glenn Dumlao act as State witness in connection with the case, or else immediately order the refiling of criminal charges against him before the court,” Topacio said.

Dumlao was one of those originally charged in an information filed by the Department of Justice dated May 11, 2001 for the double-murder cases.

Subsequently on May 23, 2001, a motion was filed before the court to amend the information by discharging Dumlao, conditioned upon the utlitization of him by the people as state witness..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20101112hed1.html

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