By: Dolly Yasa
BACOLOD City – Rep. Mercedes Alvarez (6th district, Neg. Occ.) said that youngsters aged 12 years old and above should be held accountable for their crimes.
Alvarez said this is the salient feature of an amendment she is pushing for Republic Act 9344 or known as the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 which has been “abused”.