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Inquirer.Net reports 10 arrested following alleged hazing death

All 10 accused in Atio hazing case surrender to NBI

 / 01:23 PM March 23, 2018

All of the accused in the hazing death of University of Santo Tomas law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo III have surrendered to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday after they were ordered arrested by a Manila court.

NBI spokesman Atty. Ferdinand Lavin confirmed the surrender of the 10 Aegis Juris fraternity members to the bureau.

“Yes sir. (We are) still checking the circumstances surrounding the surrender,” Lavin said in a text message.

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By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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