Suspect in Cebu teen's murder 'not yet off the hook' PHILIPPINE
National Police (PNP) Chief Os car Albayalde said Monday, March 25, that the 17-year-old suspect in the brutal killing of Christine Lee Silawan in Cebu is not yet off the hook despite his release.
“He is not off the the prosecutor’s hook ha. Hindi porket office ordered the local ni-release siya ng social welfare and husgado, he is already development to release off the hook. Ang John (not his sinasabi lang hindi na real name), citing that si ya pwedeng his arrest, which was arestuhin that time conducted by the National because it doesn’t fall Bureau of Investigation on warrantless arrest (NBI) on and hot pursuit operations March 16, was invalid. kaya yan nirelease The release of the ng korte, suspect came few hindi ibig sabihin na hours after Silawan wala siyang was laid to rest. kasalanan,” Albayalde Silawan was found said in a press conference dead, with her face in Camp Crame. skinned, on March 10
On March 22, Friday, in Barangay Bankal in Lapu-lapu City, Cebu.
Albayalde said John’s arrest is no longer covered by the warrantless arrest or hot pursuit operations, which should be conducted immediately after the crime has been committed.
Meantime, Albayalde said he ordered the local police to continue close coordination and to extend all the help they could give with the NBI, which spearheads the investigation on the case. (Third Anne PeraltaMalonzo/ SunStar Philippines)
Christine Lee Silawan, 16, who was found dead in Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City on March 10, was buried Saturday, March 23, 2019. Her family continues to call for justice. (Alan Tangcawan)