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Lim questions guilty admission in amnesty 01/14/2011

Friday, January 14, 2011

Lim questions guilty admission in amnesty

01/14/2011
Former Scout Ranger chief retired Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim yesterday questioned the admission of guilt provision of the implementing rules and regulations (IRRs) of Proclamation 75, branding it as “unacceptable” as he maintained that what they did during the Arroyo administration has constitutional basis.

At a chance interview during yesterday’s court martial hearing, Lim said that while he welcomes the amnesty proclamation of President Aquino, he expressed apprehension over the IRR which included admission of guilt in its provisions.

“I am thankful to the President for giving amnesty to the soldiers who were involved in political uprising. I think this is recognizing the sacrifices and efforts of our soldiers who really stood for the truth against corruption,” said Lim.

“But I am wondering why the need to add in the implementing rules and regulations the portion about admission of guilt because that is not in the proclamation. Why do they have to go out of their way to include that in the IRR,” asked Lim..... MORE

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