[In the news] Military to Palparan: Face raps, clear your name – InterAksyon.com
Military to Palparan: Face raps, clear your name
by Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com
January 3, 2012
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) urged retired Major General Jovito Palparan to face the charges against him in order to clear his name.
AFP chief Lt. Gen. Jessie Dellosa said this is the only way Palparan can effectively prove his innocence.
Palparan – currently a partylist representative at the House of Representatives – and three other soldiers are facing charges for the kidnapping and illegal detention of two students of the University of the Philippines. He has gone into hiding after authorities last December thwarted his attempt to fly to Singapore via the Clark International Airport.
“Ang pinakamaganda rito kay Gen. Palparan ay lumabas sya…he has to face his case para at least ma-prove nya that he is innocent and he is not guilty yun ang pinakabest dito,” Dellosa told reporters, even as the military steered clear of directly commenting on the case against Palparan.
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