Tag: Horacio Castillo III

Ping: PNPA Sex Scandal, Pang-Sampol sa Anti-Hazing Law

May paggagamitan na ang talas ng bagong Anti-Hazing Law o Republic Act 11053 upang malaman ang pagiging epektibo nito.

Ayon kay Senador Panfilo Lacson na dati ring pinuno ng Philippine National Police (PNP), isang kongkretong halimbawa ng kaso na puwedeng paggamitan ng naturang batas ay ang naganap na sex scandal sa Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA).

Ang oral sex bilang parusa sa mga nagkamali o nagkasala na kadete ng PNPA ay malinaw upang paglabag sa naturang batas kung pagbabatayan ang mga nilalaman nito, ayon sa mambabatas.

“In this case, the cadets involved will have the distinction of being the first to be convicted under the new law,” banggit ni Lacson.

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Lacson: PNPA Scandal a Test Case for New Anti-Hazing Law

The recent scandal that rocked the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) would be a test case for Republic Act 11053, the new Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said.

Lacson said the scandal, which reportedly involved cadets forcing freshmen to perform oral sex as a form of punishment, is considered hazing under the new law.

“In this case, the cadets involved may have the distinction of being the first to be convicted under the new law,” he said.

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Wala nang masasayang pang buhay dahil sa karahasan sa ngalan ng ‘kapatiran’

Batas na ang Anti-Hazing Law of 2018 (Republic Act 11053). Wala nang masasayang pang buhay dahil sa karahasan sa ngalan ng ‘kapatiran.’

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Findings and recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III
Sponsorship speech for the Committee Report and the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018

Lacson-Sponsored Measure Providing Heavier Penalties vs Hazing Signed Into Law

A measure sponsored by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson to prevent hazing deaths with harsher penalties is now a law.

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11053, which imposes penalties such as reclusion perpetua and up to P3 million in fines.

With the law, Lacson expressed hopes there will be no more repeat of the hazing death of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III in September 2017.Β  Continue reading “Lacson-Sponsored Measure Providing Heavier Penalties vs Hazing Signed Into Law”

Senate Adopts and Ratifies the Bicam Report on the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018

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On the DOJ’s Criminal Case vs Aegis Juris Members over Atio Castillo’s Hazing Death

Basing it on the evidence gathered and presented during the public hearings conducted by the Senate on the Atio hazing case, the DOJ panel may have overlooked or disregarded the cover-up angle committed by the other frat members not included in the indictment.

The pieces of evidence like the authenticated contents of the group chat participated in by clearly identified members and officers, the video footages and other documents should have been enough for the DOJ to find probable cause to also charge them for being accessories after the fact at the very least.

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The Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 passes the bicameral conference committee

#PingSays: Speedy passage into law seen for the proposed Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 | Feb. 28, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson sees a speedy passage for the proposed Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, after it passed the bicameral conference committee.

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The Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 Passes the Bicameral Conference Committee

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A measure providing harsher penalties against hazing and attempts at cover-up passed the bicameral conference committee level on Feb. 28, 2018.
Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs that produced the Senate version of the measure, led theΒ Senate contingent. Leading the House contingent was Justice Committee chairman Rep. Reynaldo Umali.

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At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III

#PingTweets: On the disbarment proceedings vs Aegis Juris lawyers in fatal hazing cover-up try

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Findings and recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III
Lacson committee pushes reclusion perpetua, hefty penalties vs hazing deaths

VOTING 19-0: Senate Approves the Proposed Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 on Third and Final Reading

Voting 19-0, the Senate approved on third and final reading Senate Bill 1662, which imposes heavier penalties on hazing and attempts to cover up the crime. The Senate also adopted the findings and recommendations of the Senate committee on public order and illegal drugs on the hazing death of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III.

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Lacson committee pushes reclusion perpetua, hefty penalties vs hazing deaths
At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III