PNP-CIDG seeks DOJ intervention in case vs. Fil-Indian trader | Inquirer News

PNP-CIDG seeks DOJ intervention in case vs. Fil-Indian trader

/ 08:48 PM September 28, 2023


MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG)  Southern Metro Manila District has asked the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of the Regional Prosecutor to intervene in the illegal possession of firearms case filed against a Fil-Indian businessman.

In a two-page letter dated September 27, Lt. Col. Stefanio Andrenicus Rabino, Chief of the CIDG-Southern Metro Manila, cited the delay on the part of the Dasmariñas Prosecution Office in acting on the September 8 resolution approved by the Assistant Regional Prosecutor.


The September 8 resolution required the Dasmariñas prosecutor to amend the case filed in court against Amith Chandiramani.


From illegal possession of firearms, the prosecutor was required to also include illegal possession of explosives.

“Given the mandate to practice close coordination between the Prosecution and Law Enforcement, we ask for the immediate intercession of your Honorable Office to remind and compel the OCP-Dasmarinas to comply, without delay, with the Resolution dated September 8, 2023, and file the necessary criminal charges against the respondent,” read the letter.

Chandiramani was apprehended in June 22 this year by combined elements of the PNP-CIDG, Special Action Force, and the Cavite Provincial Police Office based on two search warrants issued by Tanauan City, Batangas Regional Trial Court Branch 66 Presiding Judge Charito Macalintal-Sawali.

The City Prosecution Office of Dasmariñas, in its August 1, 2023 resolution, dismissed the complaints filed by the PNP-CIDG for alleged violation of the rules on search and seizure because they failed to present the video clips from their body-worn cameras.

A motion for reconsideration was filed with the Regional Prosecutor.

In the September 8 resolution, Assistant Regional Prosecutor Rogelio Radoc Jr. reversed and modified the August 1 resolution of the  Dasmarinas prosecutors and directed the filing of the original complaint for illegal possession of firearms and explosives before the trial court



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