Under the complaint, Lim and his co-respondents
are accused of violating Section 26(b) in relation to Section 5 (Sale, Trading, Administration, Dispensation, Delivery, Distribution and Transportation of Dangerous Drugs and/or Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals) of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
The new panel of prosecutors, led by Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Juan Pedro Navera, has summoned Espinosa and his co-respondents
for a preliminary investigation on April 2.
In spite of the subpoenas that were sent, Xu Zhi Jian alias Jacky Co and his co-respondents
failed to appear and file before the Department of Justice (DOJ) last July 10 their respective counter-affidavits in response to the complaint filed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
Two of the Peter Lim's co-respondents
in the DOJ case now subject of reinvestigation are already dead.
In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, Humarang and Reyes stressed that Espinosa and his co-respondents
are not yet absolved of criminal complaints as the probe is still ongoing.
Suspected Chinese drug lord Jacky Co and 16 of his co-respondents
have until July 10 to respond to the criminal complaints filed against them for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of P1.8-billion worth of illegal drugs which were discovered last March.
The bureau is also accusing Bangayan's co-respondents
of establishing a scheme to recruit rice farmers in order to organize them 'for the purpose of acquiring substantial allocations on the Private Sector Financed Importation Tax Expenditure Subsidy importation program with the end goal of monopolizing the supply of rice.'
In issuing the resolution, the DOJ granted the petition for review of the complainants and overturned the previous resolutions of the Office of the Prosecutor General which dismissed the complaint against the younger Sycip and his co-respondents
In the case of Cabating, the resolution stated that he "interacted with his co-respondents
immediately prior to the incident and even supplied them with lunch" and also seemed to have "provided them with the necessary information to facilitate the killing given the actuality that one of the gunmen even positioned himself in the abandoned room adjacent to the parking space where the killing occurred."
She said there was no evidence to show that the release of the suspects was due to her close-ties with Tan or any of her co-respondents
The Department of Justice (DOJ) gave suspected Chinese drug lord Jacky Co and his co-respondents
until next week to respond to the criminal complaint filed against them over the P1.8-billion worth of smuggled illegal drugs discovered last March.
The complaint was filed by PO1 Ariel Miranda Ortega, alleging that Zarate and his co-respondents
incited protesters to 'attack' police officers during the protest along Taft Avenue last Nov.