Duterte appoints 8 new prosecutors

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 23 2019 10:50 PM

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte appointed eight new prosecutors to various positions in the National Prosecution Service (NPS).

The appointments, which were released Wednesday, were made by Duterte upon the recommendation of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra.

The following have been appointed as prosecutors:

  1. Arellano, Joanna Ricero - DOJ, NPS. Prosecutor I (Associate City Prosecutor) - Batangas City
  2. Batisan, Lady Jane Galindez - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor II (Assistant Provincial Prosecutor) - Nueva Ecija
  3. Abayon, Crispulo Babylonia III - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor II (Assistant Ciy Prosecutor) - Sta. Rosa City
  4. Maristaza, Romulo Tena Jr - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor II (Assistant City Prosecutor) - Sta. Rosa City
  5. Santiago, Jocelyn Nolasco - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor II (Assistant Provincial Prosecutor) - Cavite
  6. Caguiat, Johnny Dela Cruz - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor I (Associate City Prosecutor) - Sta. Rosa City
  7. Atanacio, Ricardo Yao Jr - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor II (Assistant Provincial Prosecutor) - Nueva Ecija
  8. Cruz, Jessie Ariño Jr - DOJ, NPS, Prosecutor I (Associate City Prosecutor) - Sta. Rosa City.

The President is expected to make more appointments to fill up vacancies in the NPS. - report from Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News