3 pulis QC, sinampahan ng kaso kaugnay sa panunutok ng baril ni ex-cop Wilfredo Gonzales

Nagsampa ng patung-patong na reklamo si Atty. Raymond Fortun sa Quezon City People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) laban sa mga tauhan ng QCPD Traffic Sector 4 kaugnay pa rin ng pagtutok ng baril ni Wilfredo Gonzales sa isang siklista noong Agosto 8.

Nagsampa ng patung-patong na reklamo si Atty. Raymond Fortun sa Quezon City People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) laban sa mga tauhan ng QCPD Traffic Sector 4 kaugnay pa rin ng pagtutok ng baril ni Wilfredo Gonzales sa isang siklista noong Agosto 8.

Sinampahan ng reklamo ni Fortun sina PSSG Darwin Peralta, PSSG Joel Aviso, and PEMS Armando Carr, na naka-assign sa QCPD Traffic Sector 4 sa Kamuning. Kabilang sa mga reklamo ang Oppression, Irregularities in the Performance of Duties and Incompetence.

“Despite the clear and imbalanced status of the parties, the same police officers failed to protect the rights of the cyclist when they failed to provide a legal counsel for him so that the latter would be duly appraised of his rights,” paliwanag ni Fortun sa kanyang reklamo, na isinapubliko ng Quezon City Government.

“Further, they failed to secure the CCTV footages in the area in order to ferret out the real facts in the conflicting statements made by the parties. Finally, and for reasons known only to them, and despite there being sufficient basis to do so, the same police officers failed to file the appropriate charges,” dagdag pa ng abogado.

Pinasalamatan naman ni Mayora Joy Belmonte si Fortun, at inilarawan ang kanyang pagsampa ng kaso bilang isang hakbang ng kabayanihan para maningil sa mga may kapangyarihan.

“What we need now are little acts of heroism from ordinary Filipinos to stand up for what is right to exact accountability from those in power. This move of Atty. Fortun in filing a case with our PLEB is a vote of confidence that here in Quezon City, we will get things done. The proper process in the proper forum, which is the PLEB, will now take its course,” ani Belmonte.

“This incident also highlights the need to institutionalize the presence of PLEB in other cities and municipalities to hear and decide the complaints filed against erring policemen. I am confident that the case filed in the PLEB will be handled without fear or favor,” dagdag pa niya.