FACES OF THE NEWS: Aug. 25, 2019

Antonio Sanchez   Seared into the national psyche is the evil associated with former Calauan, Laguna, Mayor Antonio Sanchez, who was sentenced to seven life terms or a maximum of 40 years for the gruesome rape-slay of Eileen Sarmenta and the brutal killing of Allan Gomez, both University of the Philippines Los Baos students, on June 29, 1993.   Despite an excessive display of Marian devotion during his 16-month trial, Sanchez and six of his bodyguards and aides were found guilty of what Judge Harriet Demetriou described as "a plot hatched in hell."   Understandably, public rage greeted the justice department's announcement that Sanchez would be releas...

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