[In the news] Militants chide Philippine National Police for arrests | Sun.Star

Militants chide Philippine National Police for arrests | Sun.Star.

By Arianne Caryl N. Casas
August 26, 2012

A PROGRESSIVE youth group condemned what they call an illegal arrest and detention by Talomo police of some of its members who tried to stop the demolition of houses at the disputed Bariquit compound in Bugac, Maa on Friday.

The contested property is part of Le Jardin Subdivision owned by the Villa Abrilles.

Those arrested were identified as Joselito Lagon Jr., regional spokesperson of Kabataang Artista para sa Tunay na Kalayaan (Karatula); Wyrlo Enero, a member of the League of Filipino Students (LFS); Johnny Boy Urbina and John Michale Lim, both members of Anakbayan.

Anakbayan appealed for the immediate release of the four.

“We are outraged by the demonstration of fascism by the Talomo police who arrested, beat up and electrocuted our youth leaders,” says Cherry Orendain, regional spokesperson for Anakbayan.

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