Baguio mayor asks SC: Probe ‘arrogant display of power’ by Cabanatuan judge

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BAGUIO CITY — Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong asked Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta to look into the indirect contempt charges filed against Baguio traffic enforcers by Cabanatuan City Judge Nelson V. Largo, after he was fined for illegal parking and violating another traffic ordinance during a visit here in October.

 

“The unprofessional and arrogant display of judicial power… to bully those implementing the law, if not rectified by the Supreme Court, would certainly have a chilling effect on our traffic law enforcers, not to mention its adverse effects on the public,” Magalong said in his Nov. 15 letter to the Chief Justice.

 

Magalong said the Baguio enforcers …

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