Investigation showed that Soriano never surrendered nor was he arrested or detained at the Pandacan station on June 21, but a certificate of detention was still issued on his behalf by Pandacan Police Officer 3 June Gumaru, said Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Manila chief Superintendent Joaquin Alva.
Soriano was indicted for the rape of his male follower at the regional trial court of Macabebe, Pampanga, was sued for violation of Article 171 of the Revised Penal Code, along with a Pandacan police officer and a bondswoman.
The Ang Dating Daan Chorale opens the Worldwide Bible Exposition with songs of praises during ADD’s 36th anniversary celebration at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Philippines on December 9, 2016.
(Rodel Acuvera Lumiares, Photoville International) The Ang Dating Daan Chorale performed a heartfelt medley of songs of praises accompanied by a lively dance presentation from the Teatro Kristiano group of MCGI.
Eli Soriano, is the Overall Servant of the Members Church of God International (MCGI), while Assistant Overall Servant and public service advocate, Bro. Ang Dating Daan prepared printed copies of the Bible, which were given to 8,000 guests during the special event.
Eliseo "Eli" Soriano and two others were charged with falsification of public document at the Manila City Prosecutor's Office for allegedly faking the certificate of detention in order to post bail for his rape charges.
As guests enter the MOA Arena to register, they were given free food and drinks and more importantly a copy of The Bible as part of Bro Eli’s advocacy of encouraging Bible reading.
(Webster Moldez, Photoville International) The program’s main host, Bro.
In 2001, after 21 years of reticence, the INC launched its own program, Ang Tamang Daan, as a direct response for the first time to Ang Dating Daan, featuring video footages and recordings of ADD hosts as issues were tackled.
Over time, the animosity between the two groups has intensified and the relationship has been severely strained.
Eli Soriano during the commemoration last December 9.