Manila, Feb. 7 -- The Court of Appeals (CA) dismissed a suit filed by a militant group questioning the supposed moves of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to conduct surveillance and profiling on public and private school teachers.

In a four-page resolution dated February 4, the 11th division of the appellate court dismissed the petition filed by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT).

The CA cited shortcomings in the petition, including ACT's failure to include certified true copies of the memoranda supposedly issued by the PNP's intelligence units.

CA Associate Justices Ricardo Rosario, Nina Antonio-Valenzuela and Perpetua Atal-Pano explained that the petition failed to meet the requirement under Rule 65, Section 2 in relation to ...