CEBU, Philippines — After surrendering his legitimate calling two years back to challenge affirmed across the board defilement in the legal executive and the indictment administration, the 82-year-old Arnis grandmaster is again creating an impression of dissent - this time by surrendering his freedom.
Previous legal counselor Dionisio Cañete, director emeritus of the World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (WEKAF), was captured yesterday by a joint group of police agents in his home at Santo Niño Village, Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City for two tallies of digital slander.
The police served Cañete the capture warrant gave by Regional Trial Court Branch 12 Judge Ramon Daomilas Jr. on November 22, 2019.
The case originated from the case recorded by three government investigators he blamed for defilement in his post on Facebook.
"I posted on my Facebook about the defilement of the fiscals, City Prosecutor's Office, unya tulo sila ka investigator nikiha," Cañete told journalists.
Despite the fact that the charges against him are bailable, Cañete would not pay the P60,000 bail prescribed by the court for his transitory freedom.
"Barugan gyud ni nako. I couldn't care less regardless of whether I lose my permit, If lose my freedom," Cañete said.
"Dili ko ganahan mopyansa in light of the fact that I need to go to prison, I need to sensationalize," he included.
Cañete prior requested of the Supreme Court to strip him of the title "lawyer."
He asserted that the title brought him disgrace in light of supposed across the board defilement executed by his siblings in the calling.
He told the high council that he could never again endure what he portrayed as "unspeakable shameful acts" that had been submitted in courts and the arraignment administration in light of defilement.
On January 31, 2017, the Supreme Court conceded his appeal and stripped him of his title lawyer which he had for a long time.
His takeoff from the legitimate calling and his proceeded with fight as of not long ago was activated by his extraordinary frustration after nine of the 10 cases he documented at the examiner's office from 2014 to 2016 were "malevolently rejected."
Cañete said he advanced the expulsion before the Regional State Prosecutor and three of the nine expelled cases were toppled. Nonetheless, the records of these cases were supposedly absent at the investigator's office and couldn't be found.