Tag: Arvin Balag

Interpellation for Senate Bill 1662, which Provides Heavier Penalties vs Hazing and Cover-Up

Sen. Lacson answers questions from colleagues at the period of interpellation for Senate Bill 1662, which provides heavier penalties against hazing and attempts at cover-up.

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Related:
Sponsorship speech for the Committee Report/Senate bill on the fatal hazing of Horacio โ€˜Atioโ€™ Castillo III
Lacson committee pushes reclusion perpetua, hefty penalties vs hazing deaths
At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III

Harsher penalties in store for those who try to cover up hazing deaths

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Under Senate Bill 1662, a P1-MILLION fine and jail term await those who try to HIDE, CONCEAL OR OTHERWISE HAMPER OR OBSTRUCT ANY AND ALL INVESTIGATION regarding a hazing incident.

Related:
Lacson committee pushes reclusion perpetua, hefty penalties vs hazing deaths
At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III
At a Glance: FB chat among Aegis Juris frat members on the death of โ€˜Atioโ€™ Castillo

“There is no unity, no brotherhood, no strength, no honor, no dignity and no respect in hazing.”

Pagkatapos imbestigahan ang pagkamatay ni Horacio “Atio” Castillo III dulot ng hazing, inirekomenda ng komite ni Sen. Lacson sa Korte Suprema na i-disbar ang mga abogadong miyembro ng Aegis Juris fraternity, kabilang si Dean Nilo Divina. Ipinaalala rin ng komite na hindi maaaring manatiling tahimik ang pamunuan ngย University of Santo Tomasย sa hazing.

Related:
At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III
Committee Report 232: Findings/Recommendations on the hazing death of Atio Castillo
Senate Bill 1662: Strengthening the Anti-Hazing Law
Watch: Sponsorship Speech for Committee Report 232 and Senate Bill 1662

Aegis Juris Frat President Arvin Balag Detained after Senate Hearing

Senate security personnel escort Aegis Juris fraternity president Arvin Balag to his detention facility after a Senate panel hearing on the hazing death of law student Horacio ‘Atio’ Castillo III. Balag was cited in contempt for being evasive in answering senators’ questions.