Antipolo City RTC orders transfer of Colonel Kapunan to Rizal jail



Ret. Lieutenant Colonel Eduardo “Red” Kapunan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The Antipolo City Regional Trial Court Branch 98 ordered the transfer of Lieutenant Colonel Eduardo “Red” Kapunan, the principal suspect over the double murder case involving labor leader Rolando “Ka Lando” Olalia and driver Leonor Alay-ay, to the Rizal Provincial Jail.

Kapunan has been placed under the custody of the Philippine Army after he surrendered last week.

In its 4-page order, the Antipolo Regional Trial Court Branch 98 ordered Kapunan’s transfer.

“We are relieved as this is the only correct thing to do,” lawyer Edre Olalia said.

He adde two former RAM soldiers and subordinates of Kapunan are ready to testify against him.

Kapunan is one of the 13 accused in the most celebrated post-EDSA crime. Other accused include Desiderio Perez, Oscar Legaspi, Filomeno Maligaya, Cirilo Almario, Jose Bacera, Fernando Casanova, Ricardo Dicon, Gilbert Galicia, Dennis Jabatan, Gene Paris, Freddie Sumagaysay and Edger Sumido.

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  • JK1000

    This is a welcome development, Kapunan needs to tell the truth who really was the mastermind of the brutal abductions and killings of then KMU Chairman Rolando Olalia and his driver Leonor Alay-ay. these two victims were brutaly mutilated beyond recognitions, many believed that Enrile RAM boys headed by Honasan allegedly had something to do with these brutal killings. It happened during the Cory Aquino years in power, it was part of destabilization part against Cory Aquino. RAM launched eight consecutives Coup de E’tat against then President Cory Aquino. Noynoy Aquino was also ambushed at that time, two of Noynoy’s security men were killed during the ambushed.



  • 12JEM

    Hanapin pa ang ibang mga kasamahan.

    Ituro ang mastermind.

    No special treatment diyan sa kulungan.

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