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Mothers of missing UP students call for immediate arrest of Palparan et.al

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Mothers of missing UP students call for immediate arrest of Palparan et.al 

In a resolution released Dec. 15, a Department of Justice (DOJ) panel found probable cause to file charges against retired Major General Jovito Palparan and his men for the abduction of UP students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño, and farmer Manuel Merino.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
Bulatlat.com

MANILA – Teary-eyed Erlinda Cadapan, 60, said she is somehow happy to receive the news. “I’ve been waiting for that for years,” she said.

In a resolution released Dec. 15, a Department of Justice (DOJ) panel found probable cause to file charges against retired Major General Jovito Palparan and his men for the abduction of the Mrs. Cadapan’s daughter Sherlyn, her companion who is also a UP student Karen Empeño and farmer Manuel Merino.

Sherlyn and Karen, both students of the University of the Philippines (UP), were abducted on June 26, 2006 by suspected soldiers under the command of Palparan, then commanding officer of the 7th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army. Since the two have gone missing, their mothers went to courts, police stations, military camps, hospitals and morgues in searching for them.

“My happiness is not complete. Until they surface Sherlyn, until I would be able to embrace her, I would not be really happy,” Mrs. Cadapan told Bulatlat.com in an interview..... MORE

SourceBulatlat.com

URL: http://bulatlat.com/main/2011/12/16/mothers-of-missing-up-students-call-for-immediate-arrest-of-palparan-et-al/

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

naku, siguradong hindi binuhay ni berdugong palparan sina karen at sherlyn! eh di kumanta yan. ipagpadiyos n'yo na lang at magdasal na lahat ng militar at iba pang gumagawa ng ganyang dmnyong krimen ay makarma ng 777 beses......ngayon ang tanong, sino nagturo sa militar na gumawa ng ganyan? balikan ang phil. scouts......

"“My happiness is not complete. Until they surface Sherlyn, until I would be able to embrace her, I would not be really happy,” Mrs. Cadapan told Bulatlat.com in an interview.

"In the same vein, Mrs. Concepcion Empeño said that after almost six years, they finally saw light in their long search for justice."

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