17 Benilde hazing suspects on immigration lookout list
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday, July 10, issued an immigration lookout bulletin order against 17 suspects in a hazing incident that killed a student from the De La Salle-College of St Benilde (DLS-CSB) and seriously injured 3 others.
In the memorandum, the justice department asked the immigration bureau to be alert for the departure of the following suspects:
- Cody Errol Morales
- Daniel Paul Martin Bautista (aka "Pope")
- Kurt Michael Almazan
- Luis Solomon Arevalo (aka "Louie")
- Carl Francis Loresca
- Esmerson Nathaniel Calupas (aka "Emeng")
- Hans Killian Tatlonghari (aka "Hans Tamaring," alias "Hans Tumaneng")
- Jemar Pajarito
- Eleazar III Publico (aka "Trex")
- John Kevin Navoa
- Vic Angelo Dy
- Mark Andrew Ramos
- Michael David Castañeda
- "Rey Jay"
- Ma. Teresa Dayanghirang
- Alyssa Federique Valbuena
Meanwhile, Makati City police chief Senior Superintendent Manuel Lukban Jr told Rappler in a text message they agreed with the National Bureau of Investigation to file the case against the suspects on Friday morning, July 11.
"We are still preparing the documents. Due to time constraints, we agreed to file the case tomorrow morning," Lukban said on Thursday.
One suspect already in US
Servando, John Paul Raval, Lorenze Agustin, and a 17-year-old male student were brought to a boarding house in Makati City for the initiation rites. After the initiation, they were brought back to One Archer’s Place along Taft Avenue in Manila.
From there, the students called Patrol 117 for help. They were rushed to the Philippine General Hospital, but Servando was pronounced dead on arrival.
One of the suspects, Kevin John Navoa, already left for the United States last July 1. (READ: BI: One of Benilde hazing suspects has fled to the US)
President Benigno Aquino III earlier condemned the hazing ritual following the death of Servando, while Valenzuela Representative Sherwin Gatchalian has filed a bill – the "Servando Act" – that seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools.
Youth groups called for a review of the 1995 Anti-Hazing Law, and several fraternities proposed for schools to start recognizing fraternities and sororities to prevent them from going underground. (READ: Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?) – Rappler.com