Marlon, the victim of torture by the Chief of Police of
Carmona Cavite went to the CHR (Commission on Human Rights)
to file a formal complaint.
The CHR is in the process of getting his sworn written
statement which will be used in filing the case when he
decided not to file but few minutes later reversed his
Marlon did not go to the CHR just to file a complaint but
also to be put under protective custody for fear of his safety.
There is a need for Marlon to personally file the case but
he is having second thought.
CHR on the other hand said that Marlon should personally file the
Failure of Marlon to file the case will not prevent the CHR
from filing the case in his behalf but the case will be weak.
The case came about when a video came out showing the Chief
of Police of Carmona in Cavite hitting the victim’s hand
with a piece of wood after he was detained for allegedly
committing a crime of theft for stealing his co-workers
necklace and celfon.
The Carmona Police Chief, PNP Chief Inspector Jigger Naceda
tortured the victim. The video that came out showed the
act of the police chief maltreating the victim who at that
time was under detention.
He was detained after he allegedly stole the necklace and celfon
of his co-worker.