Direct assault raps filed vs Army sergeant-A A +A
Thursday, September 20, 2012
CHARGES for direct assault and obstruction of justice were filed before the City Prosecutor’s Office against a technical sergeant of 12th Infantry Brigade, who allegedly punched a cop in Station 8 last Monday.
Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Spokesperson Santiago Rapiz Wednesday said charges were filed Tuesday against Technical Sergeant Melchor Enrile, of 12th IB, Philippine Army.
Rapiz said Enrile was the suspect in punching Police Officer 1 Jairus Sabay, 25, assigned in Station 8, who responded to a commotion at Henrietta Village, Barangay Singcang-Airport.
Investigation showed at 10:45 p.m. Monday, the operatives of Station 8 led by Police Senior Inspector Jerick Filosofo together with Sabay responded in commotion at Henrietta Village, Barangay Singcang-Airport.
When the operatives reached the area, they determined that the son of the suspect was involved in commotion and when they tried to arrest the son of Enrile, the suspect allegedly punched Sabay that resulted to his injuries in different parts of his body, Rapiz said.
He said Sabay is no longer willing to settle and vowed that he will push through with the case against the Army sergeant. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 20, 2012.