BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte, Philippines — The progressive group Alliance of Involved Academics (ACT) is contemplating the submitting of prices in opposition to law enforcement officials concerned within the arrest of its member on this metropolis final March 17.
ACT Secretary-Normal Raymond Basilio advised the Inquirer by telephone that the arrest of Rosanilla B. Consad, also called Lai, was primarily based on false and malicious accusations.
Consad, 54, was charged with tried murder for alleged involvement within the taking pictures final Nov. 21, 2020 of an Military soldier and a militia member who have been on patrol in a hinterland village of Santiago city, Agusan del Norte.
Basilio stated Consad was launched on bail on Friday.
He considers this recent cost in opposition to Consad as “trumped up,” meant solely to silence her.
The arrested trainer is the assistant principal in San Vicente Nationwide Excessive Faculty, some 50 kilometers from the place the supposed taking pictures incident involving her occurred.
In keeping with a information launch from the Caraga Police Regional Workplace, Consad is a part of the “prime 18 within the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) Precedence Targets” within the area, being a supposed energetic member of the Katipunan ng Gurong Makabayan (KAGUMA).
The information launched additionally stated that “intelligence reviews additionally revealed Consad to be concerned within the recruitment of the youth and college students to grow to be members of the CTG.”
“We take a look at this as abuse of authority since this isn’t the primary they usually have been doing this for a number of occasions already which could be very alarming not just for trainer Consad but additionally for others who might need an reverse opinion in the direction of the federal government,” Basilio stated.
He revealed that the opposite two earlier prices had been dismissed by the courts.
He added that Consad had been the topic of vilification by state safety forces since 2019.
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