Fer­nandino farm­ers de­cry ‘can­cel­la­tion’ of land ti­tles

City as­ses­sor says it’s a Supreme Court or­der

Sun.Star Pampanga - - FRONT PAGE - BY PRINCESS CLEA ARCELLAZ Sun.Star Staff Re­porter ITY OF SAN FER­NANDO - A group of Fer­nandino farm­ers on Thurs­day af­ter noon de­cried the al­leged “sud­den can­cel­la­tion” of the ti­tles and tax dec­la­ra­tions of their farm­lands with­out for­mal no­tice.

Or­lando Sal­vador, a mem­ber of the Pamisan­metung Da Ring Orte­lanu Ning San Fer­nando group, dis­closed dur­ing a me­dia fo­rum that the ti­tles of at least 53 hectares of farm­lands in Barangay Sta. Lu­cia here owned by some 28 in­di­vid­u­als here were “can­celled.”

“Nandin abak, minta ku city hall para ma­mayad am­il­yar pero itang metung kung tit­ulu e de tinggap ning City As­ses­sor’s Of­fice (CAO). Ing sabi da, mecan­cel ya kanu ing tit­ulu. Ki­tang ku bakit, sabi da pepacan­cel ne ning mik­a­bandi (This morn­ing, I went to the city hall to pay my real prop­erty tax but one of my land ti­tles was not ac­cepted by the City As­ses­sor’s Of­fice. They told me it was can­celled. I asked them why and their only an­swer is that the owner asked for its can­cel­la­tion),” Sal­vador nar­rated.

Sal­vador said that he was ap­palled upon learn­ing the sud­den can­cel­la­tion of the land ti­tle, es­pe­cially

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