DOJ prosecutors wrap up probe on Adamson student hazing case
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has wrapped up its probe against seven Tau Gamma Phi fraternity members for the death of Adamson University student John Matthew Salilig and injury sustained by a neophyte.
During Friday’s preliminary investigation, the panel of prosecutors submitted for resolution the case for violating the Anti-Hazing Law against the seven Fratmen– Earl Anthony Romero, Tung Cheng Teng, Sandro Victorino, Michael Lambert Ritalde, Jerome Balot, Mark Pedrosa and Daniel Perry.
Perry has submitted his counter-affidavit while Romero reiterated his sworn statement. Balut, meanwhile, asked for an extension to submit his counter-affidavit but was denied by the panel.
For the other four, they filed a motion to withdraw their previous request for a preliminary investigation which was granted.
With the case now submitted for resolution, the panel will determine if there is enough basis to dismiss it or file it in court.
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