Isko Moreno to file charges vs cops who arrested him, 5 others

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VICE Mayor Isko Moreno ARNOLD ALMACEN

MANILA, Philippines- The camp of reelectionist Manila Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso said Monday it is bent on filing charges against police officers who arrested him and five other fellow councilors over a bingo game last weekend in Sta. Cruz district, Manila.

Domagoso, a former actor more popularly known as Isko Moreno, said his camp will file on Tuesday charges of abuse of authority and assault on a person of authority, asserting that his group was arrested illegally.

He said separate administrative charges will also be filed against certain officers who allegedly manhandled his group. The cases will be filed with the Office of the Ombudsman and the National Police Commission “tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at the latest.”

“Out of 200 people, only six of us were arrested and their accusation was [a violation] of Presidential Decree 1602 (anti-illegal gambling law). But they thought of the charges only nine and a half hours after our arrest,” Domagoso said in a press conference Monday morning.

The camp of Domagoso and his mayoral running mate, ousted President Joseph Estrada, blasted the arrest as political harassment.

Incumbent Mayor Alfredo Lim, the rival candidate, has distanced himself from the arrest but held a media briefing Monday morning, asserting he had nothing to do with Domagoso’s arrest.

Asked if the cases could go all the way to Lim, Domagoso said in Filipino in half jest: “I don’t want to accuse him. All the policemen said was that the orders came from a higher-up. That’s why I just look up to the sky.”

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  • nakawan

    Diba yung mga ganyan may warrant of arrest? Paano magiging illegal ang arrest kung may warrant naman?

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      ang warrant issued kung may complaint na filed and has gone thru court.

      pero, pag ang cops present, (based on tips) and witness to the crime as it progresses, then di na kailangan ng warrant.

  • 88gonfreecs88

    Sugbuan SUPOT…

  • tonto_ka

    Isko ano ba ang totoo? may sugal ba talagang nanggyari kaya dinampot kayo? siempre yung nagpasimuno ng sugal ang hulihin kung totoo na mag sugal doon…

    • brunogiordano

      OBVIOUS na may nag tip sa mga pulis na darating si DOMAGOSO sa sugalan.

      Problema walang counter intelligence ang kampo ni DOMAGOSO na isang BITAG ang nag aantay sa kanya doon.

      Kaya hayon TIKLO. IYAK NA LANG.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

      nagkalat ang mga bingohan sa mga SM malls, minsan nagpapabingo din ang ating simbahan at sabi ng mga pari at hindi daw sugal yon, at mayroon din bingohan sa mga peryahan at kung saan-saan pa. ano ba talaga? 

      • busit08

        may permit kasi yung bingohan sa mall kaya legal. ang pabingo ng simbahan ay gawa ng ng community groups hindi mismo ng simbahan.

      • busit08

        Saka ingat po tayo kung anong simbahan ang tinutukoy mo…maraminh simbahan kasi, may Iglesia, may mormon, etc

  • at-large

    Only in the Philippines talaga ! BULOK !!!!!!

  • magiting78

    Iskat..tama na style ka nanaman….eh kung hnd ka nag papasugal bakit k nandun opisyal ka ng gobyerno dapat alam mong bawal yan, bakit wala k pundo para pamudmud sa boboto sau…tama lang mga pulis caught in the act kaya pwd ka hulihin…

    • http://www.facebook.com/jhun60 Dionisio Lavezares

      ang sugal ay may tayang pera, ung pabingo nila walang perang taya papaano mong sasabihing sugal yan .ABER…… sa lugar namin talamak ang bingo na may taya bakit hindi hulihin ni lim? nagtatanong lang…
       

      • magiting78

           Wala bang tayang pera? Ano mapapanalunan ng winner? appliances? bigas? lahat ng may katumbas na halaga ay matatawag nating sugal, kahit pa ang pustahan ay pitikan ng itlog ito ay sugal. Kaya po tinawag na sugal, kasi sumugal tau o umasa sa kapalaran o swerte…
            Ang buhay ay sugal, ang pulitika ay sugal, kahit saang daku ka lumingon ay sugal, yun nga lamang may mga sugal n legal, may ilegal at may superticion…
            Kung sa lugar ninyo ay talamak ang sugal, ang tanong lang may nagsumbong na ba ki Mayor Lim? kung meron at hnd inaksyunan dapat ki Lim ibitin nag patiwarik s tulay ng Scolta…Kawawang Maynila pinaglalabanan ng dalawang mandarambong….

  • brunogiordano

    “The camp of Domagoso and his mayoral running mate, ousted President Joseph Estrada, blasted the arrest as political harassment.”

    Political harassment????

    Gasgas na depensa na iyan.

    Kung magatwiran kayo ay tila kahapon lang kayo lumahok sa,POLITICA at sabik na sabik na kayong magampanya.

    March 29, 2013 ang umpisa para kayo makapangampanya. Hindi ninyo alam iyon??????

  • brunogiordano

    GALIT ba sa iyo ang reporter na sumulat ng balitang ito?????

    Bakit DOMAGOSO ang tawag sa iyo????

    Pag galit ang nanay ko ganyan di kung tawagin ako.

  • Dy Pailad

    This is free campaigning. I am sure self -inflicted injury is not yet in Comelec’s list of premature campaigning.

  • ayaw ko ng CORRUPT!

    VOTE WISELY :)………………………………………………………………………please!

    akala mo naman kung sino ka Isko Moreno na magfile ng charges against cops e ikaw nga tong mayabang noong andun ka sa binggohan eh! (i watched the press conference of Mayor Lim together with the police officers involved in the operation this morning) and according to one of police officer…….
    Isko: gusto nyo bang matigil ang binggo?? (tanung nya sa mga taong nandoon sa binggo area)
    TaongBayan: hindi!
    Isko: kung gusto nyong manghuli, ako nalang huliin nyo (sinabi sa police officer present there)
    Police Officer: subukan nyo pong bolahin yan sir at huhuliin ko ho kayo.
    Isko: (kumuha ng pambola at binola nga)
    Police Officer: (hinuli ang mga protector ng binggo na ayon sa mga pulis ay illigal)
    ISKO tinanung mo kung ititigil ang binggo sa mga tao, sa mga tao mo tatanungin yan, syempre maghihindi sila! ang hirap hirap ng buhay dyan sa maynila, ang papremyo mo is 5k-15k. syempre hindi nila palalampasin yan! syempre kahit illigal na yan go parin, eh ang hirap ng buhay eh!! YAN BA ANG KLASE NG TAONG IBOBOTO MO?

    another statement of the police officer……(nuong nasa harap na sila ng piskalya)
    present there were ousted President Joseph Estrada, Vice-President Binay, Vice Mayor Moreno and Police Officers involved in the operation.
    Estrada: kilala kita ah! magsabi ka ng totoo! (nanggagalaiti sabay sinusuntok sa tagiliran ng Police officer habang itoy nagsasalita)
    Police Officer: mataas po ang respeto ko sainyo, wag nyo po akong saktan.
    Fiscal: (nakita ang panununtok ni Estrada sa Police Officer kaya tinawag ung Police Officer na pumunta sa tabi nya) punta ka dito sa tabi ko.
    at marami ding nakapansin kahit ung commander ng station na un na lasing si Estrada noong pumunta ito doon ayaw nya lang magsalita because as he said, hes not expert in determining if a person is drunk or not. pero gayun pa man, halatang halata sa kanyang pagsasalita noong itoy nagsalita.
    YAN BA ANG KLASE NG TAONG IBOBOTO MO?

  • busit08

    ISKO KO PO NAMAN….showbiz na showbiz ang dating ni vice at erap…..di nyo kayang lokohin pa tao sa ginagawa nyo

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GMD4LSF4UNITVPJGST3CJVMVA David

    babaw naman ng script ni moreno…hindi magaling scriptwriter nya. basang basa eh

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VYATF75PGJ7DIVI3A5LD2XSARU Ramon

    In Umaga Kay Ganda, the people vote/believe that this is related to politics. 

    • Dy Pailad

      Of course it is. People involved are politicians.

  • ike1684

    mala showbiz parin pala to si isko dapat nd na nagpulitika. dba nga ang daming ghost employee ni isko kaya nung masita ni lim nagsimula ang galit nya kay lim.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Isko, ganito ba ang gagamitin mong campaign propaganda?

  • BatangSingapore

    ang kapal ng mukha mo Lim pati mga papremyo sa mga mahirap na manileno ay pinagkait mo pa.  ano yan martial law.  pati mga bobong kapulisan ginamit mo pa.

    tandaan mo Lim kahit saan barangay ka tumakbo ay hinding hindi ka na mananalo.  magtinda ka na lang ng lugaw.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/T67LYYZTTCOLCEN3VZQM7FTUV4 Zaman

      In your dreams Man….cg boto mo yung convicted plunderer..kung  nagawa nya sa boung BANSA ibig sabihin kayang kaya nyang gawin yan ulit sa maynila…

      • BatangSingapore

        kapag wala na si Lim hindii na babaho ang maynila.  hindi na rin sya papangit.  kay ganda kaya kung magmukha San Juan ang maynila.   NO TO CHINESE! tapos na kayo mga tsekwa puros kayo baboy.

  • jayr

     *Governor Gwen Garcia of Cebu, a vote-rich province with an
    oppositionist history, was padlocked out of her office by her
    replacement, the sister of one of Aquino’s closest Cabinet
    confidantes—an imperious action that may have triggered the turnout of
    nearly a hundred thousand Cebuanos at the UNA proclamation rally there.
    * Governor Amado Espino of Pangasinan, yet another vote-rich
    province, was brought up on charges of jueteng involvement, and then
    charged with a political murder—even if the family no less of the victim
    insisted that the governor simply couldn’t have done it.

    * Most recently, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno of Manila, the running-mate
    of the redoubtable former President Estrada from UNA, was arrested with
    several city councilors for sponsoring an illegal gambling event.

    Crime is notorious in Manila…… Try walking in Quiapo and Avenida at night time…….Manila needs new leader to go after criminal.

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