By Nancy C. Carvajal
, Tarra Quismundo
Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, who was arrested last week after almost four years as a fugitive, has apparently lost faith in the present leadership of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, according to a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) official who spoke to Palparan right after his arrest.
By Tarra Quismundo
The panel of government lawyers pursuing criminal charges against former Major General Jovito Palparan is getting ready to face the erstwhile fugitive for the first time since he went into hiding following his indictment nearly three years ago for the disappearance of University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño.
By Erika Sauler
“My daughter suffered inhuman treatment. She was hung upside down. And they did other things [to her],” Erlinda Cadapan, mother of missing University of the Philippines student Sherlyn Cadapan, told the media on Friday, her voice breaking as she expressed objection to retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan’s motion to remain at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).
By Julie M. Aurelio and Nancy C. Carvajal
Retired military generals on Friday slammed what they claimed was the “trial by publicity” of retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan following his arrest early this week.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
A “liquidation squad” was formed by the New People’s Army (NPA) to assassinate detained retired General Jovito Palparan, known as “the Butcher” for allegedly killing a number of members of the communist group.