DOJ terminates preliminary probe on drug raps vs. Ongpin

The Division of Justice has terminated its preliminary investigation of the unlawful medicine criticism filed towards Julian Ongpin, who can be an individual of curiosity within the Sept. 18 demise of visible artist Breanna “Bree” Jonson in San Juan, La Union.“Upon joint movement of the events and contemplating that no new issues/points have been raised by each events, the case was submitted for decision,” Assistant State Prosecutor Honey Rose E. Delgado, spokesperson of the DOJ’s Workplace of the Prosecutor Basic (OPG), stated.Ongpin  was charged with unlawful possession of 12.6 grams of cocaine, a harmful drug, which was reportedly recovered on  Ongpin’s mattress in a hostel in San Juan city the place he and Jonson checked in final Sept. 17.Underneath Republic Act No. 9165, the Complete Harmful Medication Act, unlawful possession of greater than 10 grams of harmful medicine, cocaine included, is punishable with life imprisonment and a nice starting from P500,000 to P10 million.The DOJ panel performed on Thursday the final preliminary investigation listening to of the criticism filed towards  Ongpin.Ongpin, alongside together with his attorneys, appeared through the continuation of the investigation.  Ongpin  additionally submitted a supplemental counter-affidavit.

Complainants from the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP) have been additionally current and obtained a replica of  Ongpin’s pleading, Delgado stated.Final Oct. 6,  Ongpin  – son of the previous commerce and business minister and outstanding businessman Roberto V.  Ongpin– appeared earlier than the Nationwide Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and submitted his assertion on the demise of Jonson.His affidavit was not launched by the NBI. Neither did  Ongpin  launched it on his personal.Jonson was discovered “immobile” contained in the hostel room he shared with  Ongpin. She was pronounced useless in a hospital. Each Jonson and  Ongpin  examined optimistic for cocaine use, the police reported.Earlier, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra had directed the NBI to probe Jonson’s demise.

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