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PNP to sue protesters in violent QC rally

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MANILA, Philippines—Police were gathering all available video footages and photographs of the rally at the National Anti-Poverty Commission in Quezon City Thursday that turned violent as cases were being prepared against the protesters who beat up several police officers deployed to maintain security in the area, a Philippine National Police spokesman said Friday.

Chief Superintendent Generoso Cerbo Jr. said the investigation seeks to identify members of militant groups who took part in beating up Quezon City station 2 commander, Superintendent Pedro Sanchez and three others who were all said to be unarmed during the rally.

“We condemn in the strongest terms this violent assault on our peace officers and servants of the people,” Cerbo said, adding that the QCPD is set to file a complaint before the Commission on Human Rights.

The militants gathered in front of the NAPC office to protest the distribution of the controversial coco levy funds.

Sanchez said the protesters were around 70 in number, while police officers were estimated to be about 30.

For his part, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas lauded Sanchez and his group for exercising maximum tolerance even in the face of danger.

“Ito siguro ‘yong pinakabuod nung tinatawag na ‘Kuyang Pulis’. Para na silang naging kuya. Kahit sila pa ang inapi, kahit sila pa yung nabugbog, nasaktan, ay pinakita nila yung pasensya,” Roxas said in a radio interview.

He said the rights of police officers should not be violated just for the sake of self-expression.

“Kung anuman ang hinaing, mayroon pong korte. Mayroong proseso. Hindi naman kailangan na dumating pa tayo sa karahasan o bugbugan,” Roxas said.


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  • Borogol

    sus! e ano matatawag nyo dun sa “kuya” na nang “iy0t” sa PASAY? fireing squad nyo muna yun bago kami maniwala na inapi nga kayo

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall

    NPA salot ng Bayan…

    Casinong Komunista Espiya ng Tsina…….

  • bongarroyo

    sige subukan niyong idemanda ang mga welgisang iyan ng kayo naman ang kasuhan ng human rights violations ng mga leftist…LOL

    pag npa at terorista ang nabugbog o napatay human rights violation iyan pero pag pulis at militar naman all right lang iyan..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/36O4ZGE5JY24XE4XQOXBM6O4WE Klepto

    Dapat barilan ang nangyari. Sana sa susunod na welga, baril ang dadalhin ng mga tao imbis na placards.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall

    Tuwang tuwa si Teddy Casino at Reyes …nakasapak sila ng Coronel…

    Tangna mga lespu bumawi kayo ..

    magpatumba kayo ng mataas ang rango Sa NPA….
    Unahin na ninyo si Reyes…ang askad ng pagmumukha…

  • catalansbarce

    Dapat e phase out yang  HUMAN RIGHTS dito.., walang silbi. Sa tingin ko
    COMMISSION yata yan sa mga KOMUNISTA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall

    Koronel  sinapak na lang ng walang kabagaybagay .< hello…

    I SUGGEST SA MGA TAUHAN NI MARANTAN,,,

    UPAKAN NYO SI RENATO REYES….

    O KAYA SI TEDDY CASINO…

    SAMPOLAN NYO ITONG MGA KOMUNISTANG ITO…

  • ruben_bush

    I commend the police for exercising outmost maximum tolerance.  the actions of these demonstrators were meant to provoke the police. the leaders (who were not there) who planned this thought that if they provoked the police, the police would fire their guns in panic like the one that happened during the Mendiola Massacre.  Like during the time of Cory, they wanted a massacre to happen so that  they can totally discredit the PNoy government.  Para masabi nilang Berdugo si Pnoy.  Style bulok na yan Joma Sison. Kung na-bomba mo Plaza Miranda para pabahuin si Marcos, kung pinilit mong i-provoke ang mga pangyayari sa Mendiola massacre na kung saan ginamit mo lang ang buhay ng 19 magsasaka upang magamit mo sila sa iyong propaganda, ngayon ay alam na ng bayan ang style bulok mo.  ANG TUNAY NA MAD BOMBER NG PLAZA MIRANDA AY SI JOMA SISON.  ANG TUNAY NA MAY PAKANA SA KAMATAYAN NG MGA MAGSASAKA SA MENDIOLA AY SI JOMA SISON.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Sige idemanda niyo pero sana may mangyari sa mga kaso sa mendiola at hacienda luisita massacres! Massacre ito na hanggang ngayon ay walang nangyayari at maaaring na-promote o nag-retire na ang mga sangkot dito lalo na yung matataas na opisyal! Yung mga magsasaka na pinatay habang nag-rarally lang walang hustisya nakamit ang pamilya!

  • UrHONOR

    HANAPIN yong mga TNL na abusadong yon……tapos ipatikim sa kanila yong ginawa nilang pang-aabuso sa may kapangyarihan.  Hindi komo’t pumuprotesta, e, maaari ng gawin ang kahit na ano.  Ang batas ay dapat ng igalang kahit saan, kahit na sino ka pa man  (ma-pwera lang si Singson na may sarili nyang batas na sinusunod :)

  • disqusted0fu

    There’s no question that the protesters were at fault in beating up authorities. But this all boils down to the ‘Kuyas’ in the government who are depriving these people off of the Coco Levy Fund. It just so happened that they have the police to protect them.



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