Ombudsman to revive probe on DDS

The Ombudsman is set to reopen its investigation into the so-callled Davao Death Squad (DDS).

Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang says, the resumption of the probe will be based on the criminal complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte by self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato last December 9.

Carandang will head the investigating panel because Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales is inhibiting herself from the case.

Morales is Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte’s aunt-in-law.

It has been nearly a year when the Ombudsman dismissed a case on the alleged DDS due to lack of evidence.

Topics: DDS , Duterte , Edgar Matobato , Ombudsman
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