LOOK: Court order allowing Zaldy Ampatuan to attend daughter’s wedding
A daughter’s wedding is a “significant milestone to be cherished and remembered,” the Quezon City Regional Trial Court said in its order that allowed former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Zaldy Ampatuan to attend his eldest daughter’s wedding.
“It is a momentous family occasion which must be witnessed and attended by the couple’s loved-ones, especially the accused-movant who will personally bring his eldest daughter to the altar,” the court’s order stated.
The wedding took place last Aug. 21 at the Sofitel Manila. Ampatuan, one of the principal accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, was allowed to attend from 4pm to 7pm.
The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) said that Ampatuan was returned to his detention cell in Camp Bagong Diwa pursuant to the court’s order.
Here is a copy of the Quezon City Court’s Order:
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