Hazing suspects charged
Three fraternity members were arrested following an initiation rites very recently at Brgy. Jaguimitan, Passi City.
Collared were Julio Layson, 21, Emi Pacardo, 21, and John Rey Falcis, 22, all of Brgy. Man-it, Passi City.
The suspects are alleged members of Tau Gama Fraternity.
They were allegedly conducting initiation rites at their neophytes when members of Passi City Police Station arrested them.
The neophytes were disclosed as Red June Palic, 20, and Garette Dyson Palomo, 18, both of Saligumba St., Passi City.
Three minors were also part of the initiation rites. The teenagers, aged 14, 15, and 17 years old, are all residents of Brgy. Man-it, Passi City.
Police recovered from the crime scene a short bond paper bearing the password and Tau Gama Fraternity’s brotherhood sign, candle, lighter, handkerchief, and a motorcycle with plate number PN2376.
The three suspects are presently detained at the lock-up cell of Passi City Police Station pending the filing of charges against them for violation of Republic Act No. 8049 (An Act Regulating Hazing and Other Forms Of Initiation Rites In Fraternities, Sororities, And Organizations And Providing Penalties Therefore.)