- Chel Diokno has recently taken to social media to air dismay over what happened to Lolo Narding
- It can be recalled that Lolo Narding was arrested for allegedly stealing around 10 kilograms of mangoes in Pangasinan
- According to the human rights lawyer and senatorial aspirant, the incident reflects the country’s “double standard” justice
- He even penned about someone “powerful” who remains free despite being convicted
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Human rights lawyer Jose Manuel "Chel" Diokno has recently aired dismay over the news about Lolo Narding.
Lolo Narding is the octogenarian who was accused of stealing around 10 kilograms of mangoes in Asingan, Pangasinan.
On his Twitter page, the senatorial aspirant expressed sadness over the incident.
He likewise penned about having a “double standard” justice in the Philippines.
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“Nakakalungkot ang nangyaring pag-aresto kay Lolo Nanding. Dito makikita ang double standard na hustisya sa ating bansa.”
“Kapag mahirap nakukulong, pero kapag mayaman nakakalaya. May kilala nga tayo na isang makapangyarihang tao nahatulan na pero nasa laya pa rin,” he stressed.
Born on February 23, 1961, Chel Diokno is an advocate of human rights in the country and a founding dean of the De La Salle University College of Law. He is the son of former Senator Jose W. Diokno. The Senate candidate is the father of filmmaker Pepe Diokno.
Viral stories on social media are those that easily capture the attention of netizens. Heartbreaking, outrageous, weird, funny and even scary stories would often go viral. Due to the ongoing pandemic, Filipinos became more active on social media considering that there are many restrictions when it comes to traveling.
Previously, Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has also reacted to the viral news about Lolo Narding. In a tweet, Lacson compared Lolo Narding to a government official which he opted not to name. According to the presidential aspirant, the government official he was referring to keeps on stealing millions from public funds.
Xian Gaza has likewise shown concern for Lolo Narding. On his Facebook page, the influencer assured that he got Lolo Nading’s back following the incident. The businessman likewise gave a frank message to the individual who filed a case against the 80-year-old man.