Dapat magtanda! NBI won’t drop charges against teacher who offered 50 Million to slay Duterte

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On a follow up report to the arrest of the 25 year old public school teacher from Zambales, where the alleged posted a statement in his Twitter that he will give a 50 Million reward to whoever would kill the President.  

According to Politiko, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Tuesday (May 12) that charges will not be dropped against teacher Ronnel Mas for making threats against President Rodrigo Duterte.

Guevarra emphasized on that as Mas apologized to Duterte for posting on Twitter the statements: “I will give P50 Million reward kung sino makakapatay kay Duterte #NotoABSCBNShutDown.”

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), which arrested the teacher, have already filed a criminal complaint against the teacher before the Department of Justice (DOJ).

The DOJ Secretary said he will let the DOJ prosecutors to determine if they will file charges against Mas in court.

“However, apology is not one of the grounds for extinguishing criminal liability,” Guevarra pointed out.

“I cannot feloniously injure another and get away with it by merely saying ‘sorry’,” he added.

In a previous report of Politiko, the  25-year-old teacher, Ronnel Mas's arrest was led by Director Eric Distor of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday, May 12.

Ronnel Mas, is a high school teacher in social studies at the Taltal National High School from Zambales.

Because of his nasty post to the President, Mas was tracked down by the NBI’s Dagupan District Office (NBI-DADO) which arrested him on Monday (May 11).

Mas was brought to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Manila for inquest for inciting to face charges of inciting to sedition in relation to the Cyber Crime Prevention Act of 2012 and for violating the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials.

In the meantime, Dir. Distor assured that the NBI remains committed to the NBI Reorganization and Modernization Act which mandates it to go after threats against the President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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