Leaders of the MCGI group said they do not trust the local policemen.
Mataro shouted, which reportedly provoked the INC members to a confrontation, and led to a free-for-all.
On September 27, 2004, the MTRCB extended the suspension to three months. Present on the agreed setting was the mayor of Capas, Rey Catacutan, the representing ministers of INC, Abraham Cruz, Jose Ventilacion, Ramil Parba, Michael Sandoval, and the barangay captain of Pao, San Jose, Tarlac, who stood as the witness of the agreement signing. Manalo, the Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo, to a one-on-one debate on TV and internet.
The new provincial prosecutor of Pampanga rejected Soriano's defense that the accusations against him were “fabricated, baseless and malicious.” He claims that the new prosecutor was backed by the Iglesia ni Cristo.