Grecil’s remains exhumed for cases vs military

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/9 Aug) – Child advocates and human rights groups commissioned the exhumation of the remains of Grecil Buya on August 8, four months after the nine-year-old girl from New Bataan in Compostela Valley was killed in an encounter between the New People’s Army and the military.

Dr. Raquel Del Rosario-Fortun, a forensics expert from the University of the Philippines, conducted the autopsy and is expected to release her report next month, the human rights group Karapatan Southern Mindanao told MindaNews Thursday.

Kelly Delgado, Karapatan secretary general, told this reporter in a telephone interview Grecil’s remains were exhumed around 2 p.m. Wednesday. 

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