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Atimonan ‘shootout’ likened to killing of 6 in Calamba

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CALAMBA CITY—The initial findings in the investigation of the gun slaying of 13 people in Atimonan, Quezon province, on Jan. 6 have bolstered the suspicions of some residents of this city that a similar incident that happened here two months ago was a police rubout.

The residents have noticed similarities between the supposed clash between policemen and six alleged guns-for-hire in Barangay (village) Lecheria on Nov. 6, 2012, and the Atimonan killings.

Interestingly, both police operations were led by Supt. Hansel Marantan, who was sacked as deputy intelligence chief of the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) police following the Atimonan incident that the National Bureau of Investigation is investigating on orders from President Aquino.

Among those killed in the Calamba incident was Nestor “JR” Banog Jr., whom Philippine Daily Inquirer sources in the Philippine National Police have identified as a trusted lieutenant of Victor “Vic” Siman, the alleged operator of the numbers racket “jueteng” who was killed in the Atimonan incident that Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, after an NBI reenactment last Thursday, described as “definitely not a shootout.”

Cause of bad blood

The killing of Banog is reportedly the cause of the bad blood between Siman and Marantan.

Similar to what happened to Siman and his 12 traveling companions in Quezon, the six men who were slain in Calamba were supposedly stopped at a police checkpoint manned by policemen under Marantan’s supervision.

“Hearing how the shootout took place in Atimonan really gave me goose bumps because it was very similar to what had happened here,” said a middle-aged woman, who asked not be identified for her safety.

The woman, who said she was just 30 meters away from the site of the supposed shootout, noted that the incidents in Calamba and Atimonan both happened at checkpoints set up far from populated areas, an apparent violation of police checkpoint procedures.

No exchange of fire

Another Lecheria resident, a man in his 30s, said he did not hear an exchange of gunfire, contrary to the claim of then Laguna police director Senior Supt. Fausto Manzanilla.

Instead, the man said, the gunshots sounded as if they were coming from only one direction.

“Anyone can tell how an exchange of gunfire sounds. What we heard that morning was gunfire coming from one direction,” the man said, adding that the firing lasted “less than two minutes.”

The residents also contradicted the report of the local police that a car chase ensued when Banog and his companions refused to stop at the checkpoint.

“If a car chase really happened, then we would have heard tires screeching. The vehicle of the alleged criminals would have also struck the police [checkpoint sign],” the man said.

The woman said it was not the first time that a gunfight between police and suspected criminals happened in the area, a rise on a concrete road that connects the Calamba city center to the interprovincial highway.

Cops in civvies

The residents said that like what happened in Atimonan, the policemen who shot Banog and his group were in civvies, another violation of police checkpoint rules.

They said that before and after the shooting the policemen ordered them to go home and stay there.

Inquirer sources said the PNP had pointed to Marantan’s involvement in the supposed Calamba shootout, but never really pointed out similarities between that incident and the killings in Atimonan.

But even they expressed doubt that a shootout happened in Atimonan.

Government investigators appear to have cracked the Atimonan case, finding witnesses who give the lie to the police claim of a shootout.

Speaking to reporters in Atimonan after the reenactment of the shootings last Thursday, De Lima said two witnesses—a truck driver and his assistant who claimed to have seen everything that happened at the checkpoint—had told NBI investigators that there was no shootout, although a single gunshot was fired from the lead vehicle in Siman’s group.

Marantan maintains that he was hit when Siman’s group opened fire on the security forces at the checkpoint, drawing retaliatory fire from the policemen and soldiers.

Regional military officials also claim a shootout, but the 15 soldiers from the Army’s First Special Forces Battalion who backed up Marantan’s team have never spoken to the press about what happened at the checkpoint in Atimonan.

The soldiers have been ordered confined to barracks at battalion headquarters in Candelaria, Quezon, with instructions that they cooperate with the government in the investigation.

State witnesses

On Sunday, De Lima urged the 25 soldiers who backed up Marantan’s group at the checkpoint to disclose what really happened there and they would be given government protection.

De Lima said in a text message to reporters that the government is giving the soldiers “a chance to cooperate and possibly be considered state witness.”

“We’re hoping that anyone or several of those who were involved, especially those coming from the ranks of the enlisted men, will genuinely cooperate and speak out the truth,” De Lima said.

“If that happens, [the] government assures him or them, as the case may be, of their safety and proper treatment,” she said.

The soldiers’ superior officers said what happened in Atimonan was a shootout and the soldiers’ lawyer, Crisanto Buela, said on Saturday that the military would present a “credible witness” who would testify that Siman’s group fired the first shot.

Buela first spoke about the witness at a news conference at the NBI headquarters last Friday after the military turned over the soldiers’ firearms to the investigators for ballistic examination.

Lies, tales

In a phone interview on Saturday Buela told the Inquirer that the witness will “demolish all the lies and concocted tales of the other witnesses during the NBI reenactment.”

Buela said the witness had signed a statement in which he was saying that someone from Siman’s group fired a shot, hitting Marantan.

He said the witness would be presented to the NBI Tuesday.

“The fire fight was started by the shooter inside one of the vehicles that forced the authorities to retaliate to defend themselves. It was definitely a shootout,” Buela said.

“Our witness is more credible and truthful with the facts. The two alleged witnesses in the orchestrated reenactment peddled fictitious tales,” he said.

Buela said the witness was the same man who was interviewed on national television last week, but Lumutan village chief Leticia Camba said the man, known in the village as “Bico,” could not be found.

The man is not missing, though. Camba said the man may just be avoiding the media people. With reports from Christine O. Avendaño in Manila and Delfin T. Mallari Jr., Inquirer Southern Luzon

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  • koolkid_inthehouse

    If I’m a script writer for a movie, I have a plot that’s more thrilling like this.  
     Habitan will pay Marantan the P5million extortion money but he has to fight it with Siman’s group.  I need to think of good reason why Habitan want’s to rub out Siman.  I think Habitan has a double edged dagger plan.  Either one or both killed, Siman and Marantan, it will be Habitan who will come out a winner. He will solely own the security agency if Siman is eliminated.  If Marantan is gone, he will have a sigh of relief with nobody poking his side for extortion money.
    Along this line, there was actually a P5million in one of the SUV.  After the checkpoint massacre,  Marantan’s group secured the money and the tokens switched to useless rocks.  Marantan knew that the scene doesn’t look like a shoot out, he deliberately used one of the dead man’s gun and shot himself to justify a shoot out.  The rest of checkpoint personnel will receive a bonus of P10k each and of course depending on your rank.  In the movie, the cover up went well.Marantan has its own agenda, the elimination of  Siman and Habitan.  Another jueteng lord from Northern Luzon wants to cool off in the South because of hot issues about him.  The generals met and decided to use the reliable dog Marantan to secure the turf from non military jueteng lord.  Marantan wants Habitan gone because he knew that Habitan filed a case against him.The rest of the money and gold will go to the top PNP mafia bosses courtesy of Marantan.  Marantan then secured his next promotions and can go after big businesses to extort money and legal hold up in the region.

    • Atawid

      Correction, hindi habitan kundi sabitan

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Django in the Philippines.  It’s more fun in the Philippines.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    Problem here is that, the top Army official who said that it was a shootout was not there when it happened.  HOW DID HE KNOW ????????????
         There you go !!!!!!!!!!!

  • titod

    Eh sino nga ba bumaril kay Ninoy ? Bakit biglang gumaling ang mga ating imbestigador at yung mga imbestigador dito ? Ha. Sagutin niyo muna iyong tanong ko, bago kayo magsalita sa kung ano talaga nangyari.

    • patukar

      May kasama bang ninoy doon na inambus sa Atimonan Qezon?

      • Atawid

        Maraming ninoy sa loob ng bag na nawawala

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XMUZO5QJYAJVPKC3FSRQ64HR3M PAUL

    How come this lawyer Buena is talking about lies and tales, this is just an investigation regarding an  incident with 13 casualties. The only person or persons who could tell lies and tales are the one who would want to hide the truth. Mr. Buena stop making any press release and just prapare your self for the trial of this case period.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KZEBAUGBBXOSZBPR5HUZGZXV5U andy bonifacio

      Associate daw sya ni fortun na abugado ni ampatuan

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Yung mga operations ni Marantan ay may basbas sa itaas. Kaya ginawa ang Coplan Armado ay dahil sa sunod-sunod na pag-ambush sa dalawang opisyal ng pulis sa Laguna na naging mahigpit sa mga palaro ng jueteng ng nakaraan taon. Ang pangunahing suspek ay ang grupo ni Siman na siyang may hawak ng mga illegal gambling at guns for hire sa Calabarzon. Inilunsad at ginawang case operations ng Coplan Armado si Marantan at napatay nga nila ang grupo ni Banog at yung apat na kolektor ni Siman. Kaya galit na galit si Siman kay Marantan… Fast Forward: Sa second checkpoints ay dumating ang inaabangang grupo nila Siman at marahil dahil si Marantan ang nagpa-flag down ng mga dumarating na mga sasakyan ay agad itong nakilala ni Siman malamang pinaputukan agad nila si Marantan na nagkaroon ng tatlong tama sa tig-isang paa at sa balikat, swerte hindi siya napuruhan. Natural alangan naman makiusyoso lang ang mga nakapwestong pulis-militar, dahil nakita nilang uso ang putukan ay nakiuso na rin sila. Niratrat na nila sina Siman… Bale nagsasabi lang ng totoo ang mga pulis-militar na sina Siman ang unang nagpaputok, kaya nila ginawa ang neutralize the combatant enemy… Pero doon sa shooting ng re-enactment sabi ng director na si Sec De Lima ay “No Shootout ” daw ang title ng pelikula at hindi niya ito babaguhin…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JLZJHQHV7WVOJ4XZW4QKRDYSUA Gerry Randel

      Bakit sabi mo naging tatlo na ang tama ni marantan, gayung sabi s official and initial report dalawa lamang, isa sa kamay at isa sa paa. Saan mo nakuha ang info na may tama si marantan sa balikat? Paki paliwanag mo nga ? Bakit din nasangkot ang mga militar sa insidenteng ito, gayung ang trabaho nila ay labanan ang mga insurgents at mga rebelde laban sa gobyerno at wala silang karapatang gawin ang trabaho ng mga pulis? Paki esplika mo nga ito?

      • MarcyPulilan

        Iyong pangatlong tama ni Marantan ay iyong matinding amats niya sanhi ng paghithit ng marijuana or pag inom ng Corex-D. Sa sobrang bangag ni Marantan eh naging war freak siya at minasing gan niya lahat ng dumaan sa checkpoint. Iyon ang pangatlong tama niya…amats!!!

    • Paliwaweng

      Nandoon ka ba noong nangyari ang barilan? Ang statement mo ay sinabi na ni Marantan, inulit mo lang.
      ” malamang pinaputukan agad nila si Marantan na nagkaroon ng tatlong tama sa tig-isang paa at sa balikat`’…, puro akala ang deklarasyon mo, hindi ka sigurado sa sinasabi mo, puro akala. Hindi tinatanggap sa husgado ang ‘malamang’.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/T6LZKWWWOJTNBOOZJVX4FLC5MA Marcela

      nakakatawa naman ang scenario mo melvin. “binaril si marantan at nagkaroon ng 3 tama sa tig-isang paa at balikat”.

      isipin mo na lang ang level ng suv. ah siguro gusto munang immobilized ni siman si marantan bago patayin. funny!  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JLZJHQHV7WVOJ4XZW4QKRDYSUA Gerry Randel

    The people have the right to know how much is the hospital bill of marantan once he will be discharged from the St. Lukes Hospital. As Gen Purisima said, he should instead be confined to a government hospital or the Camp Crame Hospital, but instead, he chose to be treated and confined to St Lukes Hospital considered to be “for the wealthy people only”.

  • farmerpo

     ‘On Sunday, De Lima urged the 25 soldiers who backed up Marantan’s group
    at the checkpoint to disclose what really happened there and they would
    be given government protection.’

    De Lima is telegraphing a lack of decisiveness where it is needed. With the initial findings, at least  prima facie evidence for murder is evident and charges should be filed. At the very least, they may be put in protective custody, they being members of the military and police. Why stroke them like appeasing them to come, tell me, come, tell me. Awwww….

  • Paliwaweng

    De Lima should have secured first the family and relatives of the soldiers who served as backup for Marantan last January 6.
    Thereafter, no need to ask them to be state witness as there might be one or two who would not corroborate the police and their superiors account on what really happened that fateful day.
    But these time, it would not be improbable to assume that Marantan henchman may have secured the relatives of these soldiers to keep there silence.

    • Paliwaweng

      erratum: ..’their silence’.

    • batangpaslit

      sabi nga ng iba, “knee jerk reaction”
      di na nagisip

  • batangpaslit

    ‘yong naratrat sa Calamba, mga santo ba ‘yon?
    they are economic saboteurs too?
    bakit parang hinyang na hinayang ang ibang mga Filipino dahil nadale ang illegal na mga gambling operators

    • diamond_digger

      The issue here is not about the personlities of the pvictims in the
      so-called Calamba shootout. Its about the manner and circumstance of
      their ‘ultimate punishment.” Halimbawa, kung mey diktador na mag-uutos
      na ang mga hindi nakakaintindi sa mga issues na pinag-uusapan dito sa
      Inquirer eh pagbabarilin, sigurado isa ka na doon. Ako at marami pang
      iba ay di lang magluluksa but magpoprotesta dahil di makatarungan ang
      ganung parusa para sa iyo. Dapat, lahat ay mabibigyan ng pagkakataong
      idepensa ang sarili sa korte ng batas. 

      • batangpaslit

        Tsong, enkuentro nga eh. Ikaw ang hindi naka intindi ng issue.

        Ako Tsong, dami akong nakasuhan na mga illegal operators, pero, dismissed ang kaso dahil ang mga testigo umurong nang nabayaran.
        Nabayaran ang Judge.
        Nabayaran ang Prosecutor.
        Pero may mga ranking police at military officers ako and bureau chieves na natablan ng kaso sa korte dahil wala silang pang bribe sa Abogado at sa Huwes.

        You invoked justice in an encounter?
        ‘Yan ang line mga mga economic saboteurs, tulad mo?
        Justice! Sigaw ng mga illegal gambling operators.
        You are an advocate of this line because you are a protector of economic saboteurs and Jueteng Lords, eh?
        Buking ka, Tsong!
        Am not talking of law abiding citizens being oppressed or harrased.
        I am talking of criminals, economic saboteurs who were slain in a firefight.
        Naintindihan mo?

      • diamond_digger

         I would not have replied to your above comment, Batangpaslit, but I decided to give you one. Ayaw na nga sana kitang patulan kaya lang medyo mey pagka-arogante ka sa mga komento mo sa akin.

        First, since I started to learn the english language until my law school days and up to now, I haven’t encountered the word “chieves” which, I supposed is your version of the plural of the nouns “chief” or may “thief” or maybe, just maybe just a creation of your feeble mind. You mentioned a number of times the term “economic saboteurs. Am sure you are mumbling something beyond your comprehension as it isa little bit complicated than the chief or thief which you obviously do not even understand. At any rate, it demonstrate your capacity and ability and your person. Having exposed the real “you”, allow me to rest my case.

    • angtangamo

       Agree. I always look at the bright side of things…. at least nabawasan ang mga pusakal sa Pinas.

      • batangpaslit

        Bro, pag pusakal, no mercy.
        They are the curse of the land. Magka ubosan na sila sa agawan ng teritoryo. I don’t care how they kill each other

      • whipnsaddle

        Sama si Marantan dyan bro. kailangan nya yung teritoryo ni Siman para sa utol nya,….

  • regie

    parang di nagcrimlaw naman itong si buela.pagpalagay na natin na nauna ng nagpaputok yung sa kina vic siman, pero kung isang single shot lang at wala ng kasunod pa eh dapat pinasurrender na ang mga iyan kasi kung di na lumalaban at niratrat mo pa eh excessive force na yun di na “reasonable necessity of means employed to repel or prevent attack”. kitang kita na di na makakalaban dahil nasa loob sila ng montero at yung position nila eh wlang kalaban laban. attorney buti na lang di ka nagtuturo ng crimlaw….

    • whipnsaddle

      Sa tingin ko rito kay Atty. Buela eh! parang Notary Public lang, kaya yung valid ID nung witness nya certified true copy na lang nya para sama sila sa hoyo….

      • Kairosphil

         Notary Public sa Recto?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WN5TKEXEJ2VHQVNGP2CJEDLJH4 Jess

    Yan witness ni Atty. Buela tyak asset ng militar o police yan at puro imbento ang sasabihin. I suggest to the NBI to check the background of Buela’s witness.Check his real name to the Barangay that he will use as residence. His birth certificate, dahil baka pangalan ng ibang tao ang gamitin.Check his relatives,see if he has ID i.e. Drivers License, Voter’s ID and counter check if it is real.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WN5TKEXEJ2VHQVNGP2CJEDLJH4 Jess

    NBI please ask Atty. Buela for the valid ID of his client, at least three, to determine his real identity.Tinmgnan natin kung paano niya ilalabas ang mga ID ng witness niya. Then check the source of ID. Check his employment also if any.

    • Kairosphil

      magkanu kaya acceptance fee ni atty Buelo? 

  • diamond_digger

    While I understand that as lawyer, Buela has to defend his clients, it gives me a sick stomach to hear him say that the government’s witnesses in the Atimonan ‘rubout’ are peddling fictitious tales. For an ordinary citizen without money nor political connection to  stand against series murderer like Marantan et al, is without any doubt a fearsome yet patriotic act that one can do in the spirit of justice.  While Buela who is supposedly an officer of the court, being a lawyer is engaged in covering the truth and denying justice to victims. How I wish, in some ways than one, he could experience the atrocities of die-hard criminals the like of Marantan et al that he is trying to protect now. Divine justice and karma is greater than the earthly justice, Buela. Without doubt, it will make you see the light and drealize your folly of protecting the unjust.

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo


      The two atimonan witnessess have noone to protect.

      Buela’s witnesses have the perpetrators to protect.

      What do you think.

  • diamond_digger

    While I understand that as lawyer, Buela has to defend his clients, it
    gives me a sick stomach to hear him say that the government’s witnesses
    in the Atimonan ‘rubout’ are peddling fictitious tales. For an ordinary
    citizen without money nor political connection to  stand against series
    murderer like Marantan et al, is without any doubt a fearsome yet
    patriotic act that one can do in the spirit of justice.  While Buela who
    is supposedly an officer of the court, being a lawyer is engaged in
    covering the truth and denying justice to victims. How I wish, in some
    ways than one, he could experience the atrocities of die-hard criminals
    the like of Marantan et al that he is trying to protect now. Divine
    justice and karma is greater than the earthly justice, Buela. Without
    doubt, it will make you see the light and drealize your folly of
    protecting the unjust. 

    • Atawid

      Ang toting pangalan ng lawyer ay Bola yata at hindi Buela magaling kc mambola o d kaya buelta

  • diamond_digger


  • diamond_digger

    The issue here is not about the personlities of the pvictims in the so-called Calamba shootout. Its about the manner and circumstance of their ‘ultimate punishment.” Halimbawa, kung mey diktador na mag-uutos na ang mga hindi nakakaintindi sa mga issues na pinag-uusapan dito sa Inquirer eh pagbabarilin, sigurado isa ka na doon. Ako at marami pang iba ay di lang magluluksa but magpoprotesta dahil di makatarungan ang ganung parusa para sa iyo. Dapat, lahat ay mabibigyan ng pagkakataong idepensa ang sarili sa korte ng batas.

  • Guest

    Mass Murderer Marantan

  • FernandoBusi

    This sounds more and more like a bungled attempt at cornering the Jueteng racket by someone high up in the government. 

  • Rovingmoron

    Mukhang meron ngang kinalaman tong Calamba incident doon sa Atimonan shootout that killed 13 people. Ang balak siguro nila ay ubusin lahat ng mga tauhan ni Vic Siman ng sa ganun ay makupo nila ang STL at jueteng sa Laguna at ibang lugar sa Calabarzon Area. Di kaya?

    • batangpaslit

      ‘di, gumanti na rin ang grupo ni Siman sa karibal nilang Jueteng Lord
      gusto ko nga magka ubosan na sila ng lahi eh
      they are the curse of the land—-these economic saboteurs

      • Kairosphil

        lapit na iyan.. palipas lang ng kaunting panahon.. dapat huwag kukurap si manratrat.. at kaunting lingat niya… baka mayari din!

  • Atawid

    It is very comprehensible that the victims fired first because some of them were police and military personnel and knowing that they were outnumbered logic told them that it will be death for them to initiate the shooting. Only fools think otherwise.

    If they were to immobilize, 176 bullets plus 48 bullets (not sure of the figures) tell otherwise

    • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

      176 bullets plus 48 bullets vs. 2 fired from the SUV.

      it was an assassination, not an immobilization.

    • generalproblem

      nakakapagtaka lang yung dalwang bala na pinaputok eh sa tuhod at kamay ni marantan tumama. gaano kataas yung sasakyan para yung bala mo galing sa sasakyan eh sa tuhod tumama hindi sa katwan o ulo ni maratrat.  only in the philippines na namili yung bala kung saan tatama

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_44QGTQXFYHNVPNMX453LWBPMXM Opel

    if a person can hatch and execute a plan to kill more than a dozen people, it won’t be a surprised if he did the same to a lesser number of person. The police is taking much of a beating because this is not considered a vigilante killing but a territorial dispute between syndicates.  

  • kilabot

    the ampatuan syndrome. 
    it’s here to stay. as long as perverts abound.

  • whipnsaddle

    Si Buela dapat gawing target, magka pera lang ilalaban yung baluktot…. yan ang abogado…..

  • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

    Forgive us if we receive the army’s witness with skepticism.  The army certainly never said anything when the report went out that guns mysteriously appeared on the shoot out victims hands and immediate vicinity especially when photographs before and after showed otherwise. Certainly you will understand that if you did not shed light into such inconsistencies, anything you bring up on the table shall be accepted, but be treated with skepticism.

    The fact that you hid or were unaware such crucial information would be disadvantageous to fact finding, and so you did not help the fact finding mission.

  • garcia677

    Granting for arguments sake that the first bullet fired from Siman’s group hit Marantan, why then did they kill the two person who raise their hands to surrender in gross violation to the rules of engagement? Heads must roll on this issue.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FOPMU3EOVKFANYIWAADV7EZAXU Divina Wind

    Stupid government witness protection program? Oh yes. Remind yourself of those murdered witnesses (protected by such program) against the bloodthirsty, so corrupt Ampatuans and the bloodthirsty carnapping mafiosis Dominquez brothers.

    Leila de Lima- dapat mawala ka ng mga bodyguard para mawala ka na sa eksena- puro daldal ka kasi- you just don’t know how to get things done- like your boss P-Noycchio.

    Kung walang connection sa jueteng si Marantan- tama ang ginawa ni Marantan to those bloodthirsty criminals- kasi kung ikukulong mo sila baka makawala pa o kaya kung kakasuhan mo sila- siguradong they will be acquitted- kasi we have a bayaran judicial system and the justice department of Leila de Lima is so slow and so corrupt.

    • Whateverwhoever

      Yan ang katotohanan Ms. Divina hindi connected sa jueteng kahit kailan si Marantan o sino p man s member ng family nya. Siya ay nanggaling s isang simpleng pamilya na may kaya s buhay kahit noon pang hindi p siya pulis. Wala siyang pamilyang binubuhay kaya malakas ang loob nyang itaya ang buhay niya para s ikapupuksa ng kasamaan s ating lipunan. Ang pagkakamali lang niya napasama siya s tropa ng mga kapulisang nagmamalinis n ngayon ay balak pa siyang ilaglag hindi dahil pumalpak ang plano kungdi dahil s dami na ng kanyang nalalaman.

  • superlucky2


    • Kairosphil

      Buela ni Manratrat.. NakaAbang!

  • graciano82

    Hoping and praying that some of these soldiers and policemen involved in the massacre accept the offer of Sec de Lima to become state witnesses so that the truth be ferreted out for the enlightenment of everyone. Hoping and praying too that they won’t replicate the character of the soldiers indicted in the Ninoy murder case who refused until now to divulge the true facts of that high profile crime.

    For it’s embedded into my mind that these soldiers are like the Mafia who live by the code of silence or the omerta code. Hopefully that it’s just speculative in nature and a falsity. And that sooner they unveil the genuine facts for all eyes to see the naked truth.

  • http://www.facebook.com/johnclarence.gonzales John Clarence Gonzales

    mga kriminal ang pulis gawagawa ng kwento

    • noyab

      kahit kailan mga pulis ang salot sa lipunan

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    Even if the victims fired the first single shot, the reaction of the detachment team is still murderous. Sayang ang training, pasahod at pagtitiwala natin sa mga kasundaluhan at kapulisan natin kung hindi nila kayang ihandle ang ganitong mga kaso. Even if they acted in good faith, this is incompetence at the very least.

    Well of course, we all know this is well-planned ambush/murder. Hindi naman tayo ipinanganak lang kahapon.

    • generalproblem

      kakaawa lang yung bumaril galing sa sasakyan hindi asintado kulang sa praktis.

  • tra6Gpeche

    Based on Calamba 6 and Atimonan 13 killings, without
    question, Supt Hansel Marantan’s appetite for rubout or massacre killing is
    well established!

    • generalproblem

      yes pati yung sa maynila at sa pasay kasama sya dun

    • Kairosphil

      Isama pa ang paranaque rubout na napasama ang mag-ama sa mga pinatay!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/E422KEFIWEQBOVJ54ALRSBJB24 JACK

    magagawan ng pelikula ang buhay nitong si marantan…either robin padilla o cezar monatano ang gaganap…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

      huwag ng gawan ng pelikula ang buhay ni marantan baka maging senador pa yan sa 2016

    • magiting78

      Wag n c Robin or Czar sya n mismo ang gaganap sasarili tapos yung gagamiting baril at bala ng kalaban ay totoong bala at baril para tapos n sya…bwahahahah

      • Kairosphil

        Galing Jack! lagyan din ng checkpoint.. at dun kunwari padadaanin..

    • noyab

      wag na ibaon na lang ng buhay yan…..

  • Tonypogi

    Pag ito ay napatunayang ambush at hindi shootout, ito abugadong mahilig magbibigay ng statement sa media ay dapat mahabla din as an “accessory after the fact.”

    • generalproblem

      correct dahil pini preemt na nya na kung ano ang nangyari base sa ginawa nilang kwento

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Let’s look first at both sides of the coin before giving any conclusion. The problem with the DOJ Secretary is that she is preempting the results of the investigations by her subordinates, so can we expect her subordinates to contradict the words of their superior or just submit a report in accordance with her assumptions?

  • wakats

    At least the Atimonan 13 did not die in vain.  Their gruesome death might unmask the PNP’s dark side of jueteng involvement by ranking police officials.

    Alan Purisima is all smiling from this mayhem which he could use to cut cleanly the heads of the multi snake-headed police officers masquerading as law enforcers but in reality are the dreaded lawbreakers with no qualms in killing their rivals in business.

  • kimkim1226

    ingat kayo kung si maratnan ang magcheck-out, unahan nyo na kaagad…tsk..tsk..delikado pala ang mga mamayan sa taong ito wlang check-point procedure.

  • sk2tk

    Mr. BUENA – Buena ka ng ina mo…

  • sk2tk

    Marantan –  a brave police officer? I don’t think so.. Cold blooded killer? Yes yes yoh…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Psiitoon-Charoenkrung/100001362990665 Jane Deasis Villena

      yeah,  to prove that Marantan is brave or not he should be sent to the south where the abu sayyafs operate

      • noyab

        firing squad na yan maratrat na yan….

  • disqusted0fu

    As long as it’s not any of the administration’s opponents who are allegedly involved in this case, expect it to have a very slow and stagnant outcome. That’s why problems are not resolved because the administration are just focusing on the mistakes of their foes.

  • doublecross

    mercy killing…tsk
     tsk tsk 

    • sk2tk

       Merciless killing you mean…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Psiitoon-Charoenkrung/100001362990665 Jane Deasis Villena

    another shoot on the foot by the military.  How can they claim that it was a shootout or a firefight when all of them except Siman and another who suppose to surrender were outside of the vehicle.  How can u fire from inside when they filled up the two vehicles.  They are making fools out of the people.  They should realize that people now are smarter than before

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T42Q37DX5BRWJ5NRYTBC2DXUAU Jols – batman Robin

    salot sa lipunan naman cguro ung pinatay ng mga kasundaluhan at kapulisan… d ba dapat masaya tayo….ano ba ung gusto natin mag hari ung mga katulad ni siman…..bigyan naman natin ng palkpak ung grupo n marantan…..kung pulis ka o sundalo life n death yan.. same kung criminal life n death din…kaya lng sa enkwentrong ito life ung napili ng SF at PNP….

    • noyab

      ikaw na lang ang magbigay, ang gaya mo and dapat niraratrat dahil isa kang burat….

  • Your_King

    Just wondering…unless you are watching the shooting how can anyone off of hearing know what direction a gun fire is coming from? When several guns pops they pop…it is difficult to know what side the shots are coming from unless you are watching it and see it. Anyway, if it is true that this type of ambush killing occurred before then it is another example of Aquino’s neglect of all the corruption that is happening beneath him. To him as long as GMA is in jail and he has control of the SC then nothing else matters.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VY25ZOHU3FJFFX6CYSH5W4AX3I sugbu

    O Tuesday na… Wednesday dapat mag issue ng result ang NBI ?

  • generalproblem

    hehehe kung nagpapaputok nga sa loob ng sasakyan eh bakit sa tuhod tinamaan si maratrat eh samantalang mataas yung sasakyan dapat sa ulo o sa katwan tinamaan. kaya hindi ako naniniwala na yung sa suv ang unang nagpaputok. kasi kung sila ang nagpaputok maraming patay sa checkpoint. naniniwala ako sa witness ni de lima dahil mismong mga pulis at sundala sa checkpoint ang nagsabi na hinarang nga mga sunbdalo yung truck nila. eh yung witness ni buela ek mukhang asset ng mga sundalo hehhehe. cg maghabi na kayo ng kasinungalingan pero malamnag tapos na ang araw ni maratrat sa pnp at sigurado ako magtatago na sya dahil ipapa salvage na sya ng mga hueting lord na tinalo nya

    • beerhunters

      self-inflicted wounds!! the type of gun used was a track&field starter’s gun!!! bwa ha ha

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GTVNMZR22PGMS55WQPIJTYB4IY Jaime

    PNP is so amateur they cannot even connect all those supposed to be ‘legal’ operation of Marantan together.  Tell me from here in the west it is clear as it can be, the guy is a criminal but in the Philippines he is a decorated policeman?  How can that be?

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