THE Ombudsman in Mindanao charged members of the Army's Intelligence Service Group for interrupting a program of the Kilusang Mayo Uno in 2005.
Charged in violation of the Article 131 of the Revised Penal Code, otherwise known as the Interruption of Peaceful Meeting, were Major Sergeant Edgar Diamante, a resident of Old Airport in Sasa, Davao City; Senior Sergeant Antonio Manipis, of Bajada, and Rosalina Lanie Alonzo, of Kaligutan in Laak, Compostela Valley Province.
Graft Investigator and Prosecutor Avelino Macamus Jr. recommended the filing of charges based on the accounts of Omar Bantayan, Jeppie Ramada and Ariel Casilao, the organizers of the November 30 Bonifacio Day program held at the Freedom Park in connection with KMU's 25th Founding Anniversary.
The three said they were about to start the Konsyertong Pamuo around 6 p.m. when this was disrupted by a commotion within their ranks.
They said a woman, identified as Alonzo, was observed to be following and monitoring the organization's erstwhile national Secretary General Joel Maglungsod and when asked for her identification card, Alonzo refused to provide thus she was held for verification.
Their marshals then noticed two men who were not among their participants and when they confronted them, one of them ran and the other, later identified as Diamante, fired his handgun once before running toward Royal Mandaya Hotel.
Diamante later surrendered and recovered from his possession were .45 Caliber of Remington Pistol with serial number 1503525, one magazine and eight rounds of live ammunitions.
A bailbond of P6,000 was recommended for each of the respondent's temporary liberty.