CHR hits college violence in wake of ROTC cadet’s demise in Iloilo

Willy Amihoy and Elmer Decilao

A safety guard discovered the physique of Willy Amihoy slumped in the bathroom of the college dormitory. A faculty mate, Elmer Decilao (proper) was jailed for the killing. (Photo by JOEL FRANCO / Inquirer Visayas)

MANILA, Philippines — “Violence should never be allowed in schools and universities.”

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) mentioned this in an announcement issued on Tuesday following the demise of Willy Amihoy, a pupil and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet on the Iloilo State College of Fisheries (ISCOF) in Dumaguete, Iloilo.

On Monday, Amihoy was discovered useless inside a bathroom after an altercation with Elmer Decilao, ROTC corps commander of their college.

Decilao was detained on the Dumangas Municipal Police Station to face prices over the demise of Amihoy.

READ: College pupil discovered useless in class dorm bathroom in Iloilo

The CHR lamented that each college students had been beneath ROTC coaching, which was meant to enhance one’s bodily and social well-being.

“It is unfortunate that both were under a national program meant to develop physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual, and social well-being,” CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia mentioned.

The CHR additionally urged the federal government to permit due course of to find out the “appropriate sanctions to the perpetrator of the crime.” /atm

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