Court to INC: Remove blockade, restore power at Tandang Sora
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QC RTC) has ordered the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) to clear the entrance of No. 36 Tandang Sora, the property whose ownership is being contested by the children of the late executive minister Eraño Manalo.
In a court order issued on Wednesday, December 16, Quezon City RTC Branch 222 Presiding Judge Edgar Damacio Santos asked the INC, represented by lead counsel Serafin Cuevas and lawyers Willard Santos and Zeromsky Pineda, to comply with the following:
- Remove the guardhouse and portalet currently blocking the driveway of the Manalos’ residence in Quezon City
- Turn over electric meters for the houses of Angel and Lottie, to in effect, restore electricity
The siblings, Angel Manalo and Lottie Manalo-Hemedez, meanwhile, were also directed by the court through their counsels Trixie Cruz-Angeles and Ahmed Paglinawan to submit within 20 days a list of all the occupants and visitors of the Tandang Sora compound.