Activists hit Palparan transfer to AFP custody

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Militant groups on Monday condemned a Bulacan court’s decision to allow the transfer of retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio. “The move smacks of special treatment for a...

Ex-General Palparan wants to be detained in Army jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. wants to be detained in a facility secured by his former comrades-in-arms. Palparan, who’s detained at the Bulacan Provincial Jail on serious illegal detention raps, on Monday sought a transfer to the Philippine Army...

Group tells Trillanes: Shut up

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has earned the ire of a leftist group for proposing that retired major general Jovito Palparan be placed under military custody due to threats to his life. In a statement, the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas...

Court orders transfer of Palparan to Bulacan jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– A court has ordered the transfer of retired major general Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Bulacan Provincial Jail. Palparan was detained at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila after being arrested in Sta. Mesa area on Tuesday. He is...

De Lima: No special treatment for Palparan

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) -– Justice Secretary Leila de Lima assured human rights groups that no special treatment will be given to retired major general Jovito Palparan, who was arrested on Tuesday after years of hiding. De Lima said the court will have the final say where...

Palparan: No military involvement in case of missing UP students

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Retired general and kidnapping suspect Jovito Palparan on Tuesday denied any involvement in the abduction of University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño in June 2006. “Never akong nagkaroon ng feeling ng guilt. Gusto kong...