MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, as well as the committee on justice and human rights, will jointly look into the death of Horacio Castillo III, due to alleged hazing by the Aegis Juris fraternity.
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri earlier delivered a privilege speech condemning the “brutal” death of Castillo, a freshman law student of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Civil Law. Zubiri and Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV both filed resolutions calling for a probe into Castillo’s killing.
Zubiri also said Republic Act 8049 or the Anti-Hazing Act of 1995 needs to be repealed.
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September 25, 2017
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