Just do it, arrest Palparan now, kin of victims say

News Philippines Aug 24, 2012 at 1:31 pm


MANILA — Though President Benigno Aquino III increased the reward money for the arrest of high-profile fugitives accused of human rights violations, relatives of the victims were not so pleased.

Aquino has doubled the reward from P1- to P2-million for information leading to the arrest of retired Army general Jovito Palparan Jr. He also increased the reward money from P1.55 million to P2 million for information leading to the arrest of former Palawan governor Joel Reyes and another P2 million for the arrest of Reyes’s brother, Coron town Mayor Mario Reyes Jr.

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