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Mancao on way out of witness program

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Cesar Mancao. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Cesar Mancao’s days as a government witness in the Dacer-Corbito double murder case are numbered.

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said custody over the former police officer has been transferred from the justice department’s Witness Protection Program (WPP) to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

According to De Lima, because of the Supreme Court’s affirmation of a Court of Appeals ruling that Mancao was an unreliable witness and the Manila Regional Trial Court’s decision to deny Mancao’s motion to be discharged as co-accused and to turn witness, there was no basis anymore to have him covered by the WPP.


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Tags: Cesar Mancao , Dacer-Corbito murders , DoJ , NBI , WPP


  • analyst777

    Poor Mancao! That’s what he got for telling the truth in the Dacer-Corbito murder case. He should have lied to his teeth just like Michael Ray Aquino and he might stand a chance of being absolved just like Senator Lacson. Everybody knew who the masterminds are in the case but the courts turned a blind eye and let injustice prevail. It is for this reason that the Filipino people should support President Noy in his desire to cleanse the judiciary of evil and corrupt people who turn a blind eye on justice in return for money or other pecuniary considerations. The Dacer-Corbito case would have been easy to solve based on motive and means pertaining to the crime. Who had the motive and the means to commit the murders at the time? Michael Ray Aquino, Cesar Mancao, and Glenn Dumlao might have the means but do they have the motive? You be the judge!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

      Everybody knew who the masterminds are. WELL, I DON’T KNOW COZ I WASN’T THERE AT ALL. WERE YOU?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    This news is something that people who care about elusive justice in the solving of the Dacer-Corbito murders must monitor. Mancao’s life is now in danger despite the proclamation by the Court of Appeals and affirmed by the Supreme Court that he was and is an unreliable witness.

    Same has been said of Jessica Alfaro and she, too, is in hiding for fear of her life despite the questionable decision to acquit the rapists-murderers of the Vizconde family. Others who were dismissed by the courts to ignore their testimonies are proofs that justice can really be twisted by a mere opinion of a court, albeit by one judge or justice who pens such decision.

    The fugitive senator, Ping Lacson, has not explained fully his more than a year disappearance and his colleagues in the Senate pretend that that matter is unimportant. Of course, it is significant to see the credibility of a senator as to why he disappeared to avoid the arm of the law when he was being sought for the Dacer-Corbito murders. If a senator can run away from justice, then who are we to trust with such matters as the impeachment of a Chief Justice? He may only be one vote but I believe that Renato Corona has an assured vote in his favor.  Mancao and Ping are connected with the same crime on a  once-favorite PR man of politicians from Marcos to FVR to Erap to Gloria to Ping, the latter entertaining thoughts of becoming president one day but backed out when Gloria reneged on her confession that she will not seek re-election. Remember? How memory lapses befall us on the dizzying turn of events in our political scene. In the end, the truth shall come out even at the expense of losing an important witness in the person of Mancao.

    Probably, Dacer had played Russian roulette with his clients too long that he became a target for assassination. Still, despite his “dirty” business of PR work, his life and that of his poor driver, Corbito, deserves justice to be served. Life is precious always.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

      wrong info mang teban. lacson did not back out. remember? he was top 3 in that fateful presidential election?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

        okay, if what you say is true, I stand corrected..thanks Homer..though I remember distinctly that he said in an interview that if he had known that GMA was running after all, he would have not bothered to run as president.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

      Same has been said of Jessica Alfaro and she, too, is in hiding for fear
      of her life despite the questionable decision to acquit the
      rapists-murderers of the Vizconde family. WRONG AGAIN. SHE IS ENJOYING LIFE NOW IN ANOTHER COUNTRY. YOU SHOULD SEE HER.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

        Boy, you sure get around, don’t you?
        How is she? When did you last see her?
        Homer, you got inside info not even journalist-sleuths can obtain..wow!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

         I am the inside info, mang teban.

  • Joaquin Fernandez

    Poor Mancao, that is what you get making deals with the devil.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3JXFIZ6ES2SWHOYAEMA2ZLV4JI polar

    weder weder lang yan

  • amado_guerero

    Yan ang makuha mo ng isangla mo ang iyong kaluluwa sa demonyo!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

    yan ang napapala ng mga taong nagpapagamit at akala walang katapusan ang kapangyarihan ng protector nya.

  • randyaltarejos

    Is it also correct to say that his days are numbered? If Cesar Mancao is out of the Witness Protection Program of the DOJ, then anybody can surmise that his life is treading on a hairline. Hope not.

  • ututen

    Here comes papa Ping immediate justice..hahahaha. Truly his days are numbered..

  • http://inquirer.net unokritiko

    Many filipino indiots really never learned!!!
    This is the results of eating too much dog meat!??
    A filipino indiots delicacy still rampant in the northern part of phils specially baguio dity.
    no wonder if majority of filipino indiots society becomes the dog society of the world!!!
    and later became “pulutan aso” as results of disobeyance to their master!!

  • analyst777

    The masterminds of the Dacer-Corbito murder case might think they got away with the crime. But the law of karmic justice says otherwise. They will get their punishment in due time. For the victims families, please continue to pray for justice and truth, for no men even the most powerful in the world can stop God from hearing the cries of the oppressed and victims of injustice! The Lord says” Let vengeance be mine”.

  • kilabot

     Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.  (Pro 26:27)

  • TGM_ERICK

    mancao shouldn’t be afraid for his life from lacson but from his cuddlers  fg and gloria.  watch your back from ebdane and lastimosa true blue close associates of these two criminal minds, fg and gloria.



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