Why Jovito Palparan must be found



In a resolution released Dec 15, 2011, prosecutors from the Panel of National Prosecution Service found probable cause to charge retired Maj Gen Jovito Palparan Jr, retired Lt Col Felipe G. Anotado, retired Master Sgt Rizal Hilario, and Staff Sgt Edgardo Osorio with 2 counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention in connection with the abduction of UP students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno. Cadapan, 27, and Empeno, 20, were abducted on June 26, 2006 from a farming community in Hagonoy, Bulacan. Empeno was a member of the left-wing League of Filipino Students. Cadapan was a member of Anakbayan. Both were students of the University of the Philippines Diliman. A 57-year-old farmer named Manuel Merino who responded to their screams was abducted as well. More in Rappler

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