Seal of the Philippine Department of Justice, Apr 2014. Wikimedia Commons

The Philippine Daily Inquirer-Sept 20

It took 12 years before justice caught up with Jovito Palparan — but catch up it did. On Monday, a Malolos Regional Trial Court sentenced the former major general, 68, to life imprisonment for the kidnapping and illegal detention of two University of the Philippines students in 2006.

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First published in: The Philippine Daily Inquirer