DOJ releases second report on the January 25 Mamasapano incident

The NBI-NPS Special Investigation Team (SIT) assigned to the January 25, 2015 Mamasapano incident has released its 120-page long second report bearing the date September 30, 2015.

It will be recalled that after submitting its first report last April 16, 2015 (and released to the public on April 22, 2015), wherein it recommended, among others, the filing of complaints for the complex crime of direct assault with murder as well as for theft against 90 individuals who were positively identified by witnesses as among those involved in the killing of 35 commandos of the 55th SAC-SAF at Brgy. Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, the NBI-NPS SIT was further tasked to undertake further evidence gathering relative to the following matters:

  1. The events that transpired involving the 84th Seaborne commandos in their assault on the hut of Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan at Brgy. Pidsandawan, Mamasapano;
  2. The identity and possible criminal liability of the persons responsible for the killing of the 84th Seaborne commandos;
  3. The identity and possible criminal liability of those responsible for the alleged killing by SAF commandos of MILF members and civilians and for injuries sustained by the alleged victims; and
  4. The extent of the American involvement in the planning, execution and post-action of Oplan EXODUS.

Read the highlights of the team’s findings on the website of the Department of Justice. 

View the full report below:

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Source: DOJ