Netizens Blames Pangilinan Law for the Minor's Vandalism of Cars in Cebu City (Photos)

Netizens took to social media and blames Sen. Kiko Pangilinan for his controversial Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 (R.A. 9344), originally authored by the senator but was later amended and strengthened with R.A. No. 10630, because of the vandalism case in Cebu City.


The Pangilinan Law states the minimum age of criminal responsibility which is 15 years old and under, they will be exempted from any liability, however, the child shall be subjected to an intervention program.

Children about fifteen (15) years but below eighteen (18) years of age shall likewise be exempt from criminal liability and be subjected to an intervention program, unless he/she has acted with discernment.

The controversial Pangilinan Law was blamed by some netizens who were caught by barangay tanods in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, spraying paints on nine cars in the said locality.

The apprehended vandals were two minors, aged 14 and 15, they were taken into custody by the Barangay, on Saturday, February 10. Puerto Princesa Police Station Chief, Senior Inspector Ian Macatangay, the minors will be turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Netizens reacted with the decision of the police officers who turned over the minors to the DSWD despite the fact that the police officers were just following procedures with regards to hanlding minor offenders.


Here's Some of the Reactions from Concerned Netizens:

MOnra Bargamento Reyes: Walay NGIPON atong mga balaud pag DISCIPLINA sa mga bata na walay pg RESPITO walay BATASAN og walay kahadlok mo himo ug KRIMINALIDAD!! pwede lang BAKSON 200 ngadto sa PLAZA IND. para ma hadlok na ang uban.

Fernil Tecson: Sulod gawas rana sa DSWD oi, maypa gkulata nlng nag maayu parehas nko katong gkuot akng wallet before, kay kahibaw man ko nga d mapriso, awh, kulata oi

Miker Wolves Padillo: PatagmOn jud ni sila. PriSohun jud. Og adtos bukid pa tamnOn og camote. Kai sa aris patag kitay ma sakrepisyo aning mga badlonguN, mai gani wani Pusila.

Spencer-Arleen Lee: Useless putting them in DSWD. They will still be out. They shld be taught a harsh lesson.

Aim Chris Benitez: Paran Kaning unggoy nga sinador pangilinan maoy utok anang balaod nga dli mapreso ang minor! Dapat pa isprihan unta nang dagway anang animal para musamot kadaku na iyang matang budlat!!!

Photos of the Vehicles Spray Printed by the Minors in Cebu City:









Source: SunStar Cebu

Netizens Blames Pangilinan Law for the Minor's Vandalism of Cars in Cebu City (Photos) Netizens Blames Pangilinan Law for the Minor's Vandalism of Cars in Cebu City (Photos) Reviewed by Phil Newsome on February 10, 2018 Rating: 5
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