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Antipolo hazing victim's schoolmates condemn death, call for justice


Schoolmates of a law student who died while undergoing fraternity hazing rites last weekend in Antipolo city expressed outrage over his death and called for justice as his remains were brought to the school in Manila before dawn Wednesday.
 
The remains of Marvin Reglos were brought to the San Beda College premises in Manila at 1 a.m., radio dzBB's Carlo Mateo reported.
 
Reglos succumbed to the injuries he sustained while he was undergoing initiation rites for the Lambda Rho Beta fraternity.
 
Some students joined Reglos' kin in praying the rosary during a predawn religious service at the school, the report said.
 
A Mass was scheduled at the school at 1 p.m. Wednesday before Reglos' remains were to be brought to his home province in Isabela.
 
Police are preparing charges against a number of people linked to the incident.
 
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, a member of the sister sorority of Lambda Rho Beta, ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to conduct a parallel probe on the hazing.
 
Initial investigation showed the Lambda Rho Beta fraternity of San Beda College in Manila held the hazing of its neophyte members at a resort in Antipolo City. –KG, GMA News
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