10 Aklan jail guards face probe over jailbreak

first_imgOn Sept. 21, inmate JR Isuga Ruizescaped from the provincial jail in Barangay Nalook, Kalibo. Anotherinmate Jose Tropa also bolted his jail guard in Batangas portlast Oct. 1 after attending a court hearing in Manila.   Ruiz, who faces rape charges, was takeninto custody on Sept. 28 in Malinao, Aklan. Meanwhile, Tropa, chargedfor double murder, remains at large.  KALIBO, Aklan – The provincialgovernment here launched an investigation to determine possible lapsescommitted by 10 jail guards of the province’s detention facility following therecent jailbreak of two inmates. “Titingnan natinang culpability ng mga jail guards samga regulasyon ng ARC (Aklan Rehabilitation Center,” said Neron, who chairsthe Provincial Board’s peace and order committee. Ruiz was reported missing during acount at the jail about 5:30 p.m. He climbed the perimeter fence at the backportion of ARC./PNcenter_img According to Neron, the jail guards – ArielMelgarejo, Lonie Villanueva, Ronel Rebustes, Joey Reyes, Bernabe Aquino,Rod Cosete, Arlito Pastrana, Darrel Recio and Ronelo Rentino – wereordered to explain their side before the investigating body last week. Other members ofthe full-blown investigating body are Provincial GeneralServices officer Medelia Solanoy, Provincial Human Resource Management officerMethuselah Santamaria and acting Provincial Legal officer Atty. LoreleiLaserna-Rovero.  Gov. Florencio Miraflores enjoinedthe probers headed by provincial administrator Atty. Selwyn Ibarretaand Provincial Board member Nemesio Neron through an ExecutiveOrder No. 50. last_img

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