Apparent hazing death of law student Atio Castillo
LATEST UPDATE: March 23, 2018 - 12:56pm
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March 23, 2018

Ten members of the Aegis Juris fraternity surrender to the National Bureau of Investigation, following an order by a Manila court to arrest several members of the fraternity over the fatal hazing of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III.

READ: Warrant of arrest out for Aegis Juris members

March 22, 2018

Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 40 Presiding Judge Alfredo Ampuan orders the arrest of 10 Aegis Juris members accused in the death of Atio Castillo III, the STAR's Rey Galupo reports.

The Senate approves on third and final reading Senate Bill 1662 or Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, years after controversial hazing deaths involving fraternities in top schools.

The bill seeks to reaffirm and add teeth to the Anti-Hazing Act of 1995 penalizing the act of hazing and other initiation rit.es

University of Santo Tomas law student Horacio Castillo is the most recent victim of apparent hazing rites. He was found dead in September last year. Castillo's parents are pictured at a Senate hearing last year.

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