The Regional Office of the Department of Justice – National Prosecution Service (DOJ-NPS) was recently given commendation for the successful prosecution of the criminal cases against Peter Gerard Scully, the Australian pedophile who was convicted of human trafficking, and rape by sexual assault last June 2018.
The commendation was given by the Committee for the Special Protection of Children (CSPC) and the Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography (IACACP) for the office’s unparalleled commitment, dedication to teamwork, and active promotion of a holistic approach in implementing the Philippine Government’s program to stop the sexual exploitation of children.
Meanwhile, Cagayan de Oro City Prosecutor Atty. Charisse A. Galarrita-Bitoon was likewise awarded the commendation for the same achievement.
The awarding was held December 5, 2018 at Heroes Hall in Malacanang. Congratulations!