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Probers eye police, fiscals link to car theft syndicates By Benjamin B. Pulta 01/26/2011

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Probers eye police, fiscals link to car theft syndicates

By Benjamin B. Pulta 01/26/2011

Government investigators plan to zero in on the involvement of law enforcers and even prosecutors in the recent wave of car theft incidents, the latest of which saw the brutal slaying of two vehicle dealers.

A joint panel of Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Depart-ment of Interior and Local Government (DILG) officials will look into reports of the supposed complicity of the police and members of the judiciary in allowing carjacking syndicates to ply their evil trade.

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima speaking with reporters said the DILG has a list of law enforcers but could not be made public yet pending review of their records particularly involving car theft.

She said a joint department circular will be issued this week for the creation of the join investigating team.
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