By Annelle Tayao-Juego
A policeman from Rizal province has been placed in detention by members of the Manila Police District after a Manila resident accused him of abduction, illegal detention and torture that included being shot with a Taser gun.
Alfreda Disbarro, 32, a single mother and informant, was picked up by police in October last year in Parañaque City and accused of selling and possessing illegal drugs.
His head covered in a black hood, lawyer Tang Jitian recalls being taken into a room and hearing the sound of a rope being pulled. The handcuffs behind him were jerked upward and soon he was dangling in the air.
The local Chinese official remembers the panic he felt in Room 109. He had refused to confess to bribery he says he didn’t commit, and his Communist Party interrogators were forcing his legs apart.
By Nestor Corrales
A 30-year old Nigerian father was arrested after he beat his son to death because he was a “child of evil”, the International Business Times said.