Sunday, November 30, 2014

250 Farmers Held Rally at Aquino Residence

President Benigno Aquino III, Times street, rally, Philippines news

250 farmers carry out a lightning rally right in front of the house of President Benigno Aquino III (NOynoy) in Times St., Quezon City asking for his ouster because of his incompetent leadership. It turned ugly when police tried to disperse them, Twelve policemen were injured.

Senior Superintendent Joel D. Pagdilao, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director said that the injured cops were, Senior Police Officer 1 Reyes, Police Officer 2 Pedrozo, and Police Officers 1 Ryan Paul Ocampo Tifles, Coco, Marquez, Madarang, Japaneses, Esteban, Bitumen, Lagundi, Negrito, and Ng. They were treated after they suffered different kinds of injuries.

The rally happened at around 9:20 a.m. Saturday November 29, 2014 in front of 25 Times St., Barangay West Triangle, Quezon City. He said that approximately 250 farmers from the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) headed by its secretary general, Antonio Flores, stormed the area to hold a protest action there.

Even without a permit, the protestors were allowed by Supt. Pedro Sanchez, the station commander of QCPD Police Station 2 (PS-2) in Masambong, to go on with their program. Things get out of hand when protesters tried to paint the gate red, police tried to stop them and violence broke out. Police arrested Antonio Flores he was taken to the
QCPD headquarters in Camp Karingal. He will be charged with serious physical injury, direct assault against an agent of a person in authority, and illegal assembly are being readied against the militant leader.


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