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QC mayor joins officials, concerned citizens in calling for review of juvenile law By Arlie O. Calalo 06/15/2012

Friday, June 15, 2012

QC mayor joins officials, concerned citizens in calling for review of juvenile law

By Arlie O. Calalo 06/15/2012

Quezon City Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista has joined the growing list of government officials and concerned citizens pressing a review of Republic Act 9344, otherwise known as the Juvenile Justice Welfare Act of 2006.

Bautista said he was prompted by the reported increase in the number of children younger than 15 years old who have become involved in criminal activities.

The reported growth in the number of minors used as drug couriers and “Akyat-Bahay” gang members or getting involved in fraternity wars compelled the mayor to seek a review of the juvenile justice law which provides exemption to children aged 15 years and below from any criminal liability..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120615met3.html

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