Dumlao et al told: Attend case review

THE Justice department on Wednesday summoned Police Supt. Rafael Dumlao and the other accused in the kidnapping and killing of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo to attend the reinvestigation of the case that it set on Feb. 3.

Dumlao aside, Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Juan Pedro Navera also required the presence of SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel, SPO4s Roy Villegas and Ramon Yalung, PO2 Christopher Baldovino, Gerardo Gregorio Santiago and Jerry Omlang. 

The department also summoned Jee’s housemaid Marisa Dawis Morquicho and one Christopher Alan Gruenberg, who was reportedly the owner of the Nissan Exalta vehicle that was allegedly in the convoy of vehicles used in abducting Jee and Morquicho from the businessman’s Angeles City home.

SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel
Morquicho and Gruenberg were summoned as respondents in the case.

Navera also compelled the attendance of NBI investigators Julio Cajigan, Eufemio Martines, Emelito Santos, NBI agent Mamerto Tello, special investigators Nestor Gutierrez and Allan Elepante, Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group head, Senior Superintendent Glenn Dumlao, Jee’s wife Kyungjin Choi, PNP-AKG member SPO3 Reynaldo Curampez and Senior Inspector Jonathan Rabanal.

Santiago is the owner of the funeral parlor in Caloocan City where Jee’s body was brought after he was reportedly killed inside the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame.

Omlang was the errand boy at the National Bureau of Investigation who admitted his participation in the abduction of the Korean businessman by conducting surveillance on him.

He also said he was the one seen at a CCTV footage withdrawing from Jee’s ATM account.

Omlang said he was invited by his long-time friend, SPO3 Ricky Santa Isabel, to join in the job. 

Santiago and Omlang have surrendered to the NBI while Santa Isabel was also brought to the bureau after the Angeles City court ordered his transfer from the PNP.

Branch 58 Judge Irineo Pangilinan Jr. ordered a reinvestigation of the case based on the request of Santa Isabel.

The court also gave the Justice department 60 days to conduct its reinvestigation and set the arraignment of the accused on April 19. 

Topics: Justice Department , Supt. Rafael Dumlao , Jee Ick Joo , Juan Pedro Navera , SPO4 Roy Villegas , SPO4 Ramon Yalung , PO2 Christopher Baldovino , Gerardo Gregorio Santiago , Jerry Omlang
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