March 19, 2009

Rapist Jalosjos walking free

Here's another blow to rape victims everywhere:
(Photo from Manila Times)

MANILA, Philippines - Convicted child rapist and former Zamboanga del Norte congressman Romeo Jalosjos is expected to walk out of prison a free man today after completing a commuted 16-year sentence.

“I signed the conformity of the computation of his jail term since he has already completed 16 years of his sentence,” Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez told reporters yesterday. (Read the rest here.)

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