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Court martial rushes Basilan trial By Mario J. Mallari 05/28/2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Court martial rushes Basilan trial

By Mario J. Mallari 05/28/2012

The general court martial (GCM) hearing the charges against four senior officers of the Army’s elite Special Forces has vowed to expedite the trial in connection with last year’s bungled operation in Basilan that resulted in the killing of 19 SF soldiers, including four junior officers.

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Col. Arnulfo Marcelo Burgos Jr. said GCM president Brig. Gen. Teodoro Cirilo Torralba made the commitment during the arraignment of the court martial proceedings against Colonels Alexander Macario and Amikandra Undug and Lt. Colonels Leo Pena and Orlando Edralin.

“The directive of General Torralba is to expedite the trial of these cases. This is not only for the benefit of the victims, those who died but also to the accused,” Burgos said..... MORE

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