Ocampo et al released on bail, vow to file countercharges against perpetrators

News Philippines Dec 7, 2018 at 7:12 pm

“Make no mistake about it: while we welcome this victory, those responsible for these despicable acts cannot just rest yet because they will be surely held accountable.”


MANILA – Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Rep. France Castro and 16 others who were released on bail vow to file countercharges against those responsible for their arbitrary arrest and detention last Nov. 28 at Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
Ocampo and Castro said it was a rescue mission and not kidnapping as claimed by the police and military.

In a press conference on Dec. 2 at the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) office in Quezon City, Ocampo and Castro narrated what transpired on Nov. 28 that led to the arrest and detention of what was collectively called as Talaingod 18.

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