Alberto Agra

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Alberto Agra was the former acting Justice secretary of the Republic of the Philippines. He was succeeded by Leila de Lima.

Justice Secretary[edit]

His term was widely criticized for dropping charges against influential government officials.

Early in the Ampatuan massacre case, he dropped charges against two suspects, ARMM governor Zaldy Ampatuan and his brother Akmad Ampatuan.[1][2] His department also failed to protect Suwaib Upham, a key witness and self-confessed participant in the massacre who sought witness protection and was later murdered in Maguindanao.[3]

Two days before the end of his term, he dismissed charges against government personnel accused of human trafficking.[4]