The Manila Police District on Tuesday released the organizational chart of Aegis Juris, the fraternity blamed for the death of law student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III.
A 24 Oras report by Emil Sumangil showed eight officers of the fraternity, who are among the 18 individuals who are facing complaints of murder, robbery, and violation of the Anti-Hazing Law after Castillo's death:
- Arvin Balag (Grand Praefectus)
- Mhin Wei Chan (Vice-President)
- Marc Anthony Ventura (Secretary)
- Axel Munro Hipe (Master Initiator)
- Oliver John Audrey Onofre (Auditor)
- Joshua Joriel Macabali (PRO)
- Jason Adolfo Robiños (Treasurer)
- Ralph Trangia (Sergeant-At-Arms)
Authorities obtained the list from University of Santo Tomas. The fraternity supposedly submitted it as part of the Student Organization General Information Report for school year 2017-2018.
Castillo died after attending "welcoming rites" of the fraternity, possibly from injuries sustained in the hazing to which he was subjected.
Robiños, who attended Monday's hearing, denied that he was involved in the incident.
Trangia, accompanied by his mother Rosemarie, had earlier boarded a flight for Chicago, Illinois during the wee hours of September 19 after news of Castillo's death broke.
Police said Hipe is in-charge of the recruitment and initiation rites of the neophytes.
Meanwhile, GMA News were able to locate the residences of some fratmen, including Macabali and Onofre.
According to Macabali's relative, the young man has not returned home.
"'Yan ngang batang 'yan eh wala pong kaso dito saka pangalawa ang alam ko diyan eh hindi abusado," Macabali's grandfather said.
Onofre's aunt, meanwhile, said their family is greatly affected with OJ's alleged involvement on Castillo's death. She added that they had no idea that OJ is a fraternity member.
"OJ, nalulungkot kami sa nangyari sayo pero alam ko kaya mo 'yan, God will sustain everything in your life. Masakit, nakakaawa... wala na nga siyang daddy," said Carolina Torres.
"Ano pang kahihinatnan nito, I'm sure parang wala na lang 'yung pinagaralan niya... paano pa siya makakapagtrabaho? Pano pa siya makakatapos kung gusto pa niya maglawyer. Sana naman sa mga school, sana wag na silang... alisin na 'yang mga fraternity na 'yan. Kawawa ang mga bata," Torres added.
Castillo's body will be laid to rest on Wednesday at Manila Memorial Park. —Anna Felicia Bajo/JST, GMA News