DOJ will be ‘glad’ if Congress, SC can clarify GCTA issue

MANILA, Philippines --- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday said his office would be "glad" to resolve the issues and confusion surrounding the law on good conduct time allowance (GCTA) the with the help of the Congress or the Supreme Court. Guevarra said this amid confusion in the eligibility for possible early release of convicted murderer and rapist Antonio Sanchez, former mayor of Calauan town in Laguna. "Considering the view of some lawyers that all convicted prisoners, regardless of the crimes they committed, are eligible or qualified to receive the benefits of the expanded GCTA law, the DOJ will be glad to have this issue resolved with clarity and finality eithe...Keep on reading: DOJ will be ‘glad’ if Congress, SC can clarify GCTA issue

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