Pasay prosecutor: Raymart, Claudine may be guilty only of slight physical injury

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Claudine Barretto, Raymart Santiago

Celebrity couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barrretto: Only slight injury? INQUIRER file photo

MANILA, Philippines—The Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office dismissed the attempted homicide, grave coercion and oral defamation complaints filed by journalist Ramon Tulfo against celebrity couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barretto.

Only the case of slight physical injury against the Santiagos and their companion Edoardo Atilano was filed by the prosecutor before the Metropolitan Trial Court.

The criminal case against the couple was dismissed for lack of probable cause, which means a crime has been committed and that the respondents (in this case Santiago and Barretto) are probably guilty and should be prosecuted.

The case stemmed after the melee at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last year between the couple and their companion and Tulfo.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    sayang gusto ko panaman attempted murder

  • sk2tk

    gusto ko pa naman hatulan ng PAGKABILANGGO habang buhay. (“.).. para may TELESERYE syang bago. ahahaha.

  • MULEN

    There ought to be a special law prescribing more severe penalties for crimes committed against senior citizens especially if they’re frail and weak. 

  • staad

    papangit ng ugali ng magasawang ito.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W3CRKWLTIFBSXXDQFB5KB66KPU abner

    Put Tulfos in jail. . . The rest of their lives. Mga abusado!

  • http://twitter.com/Olibo2 Olibo

    What??? Attempted homicide?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GMD4LSF4UNITVPJGST3CJVMVA David

     ”
    The criminal case against the couple was dismissed for lack of
    probable cause, which means a crime has been committed and that the
    respondents are probably guilty and
    should be prosecuted.” WHAT?????? ANO KAMO??????????? KALURKE

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NKQVDWJTDD7GE3KKLMNFLKL2JQ Meeney Miney

    alam kaya ng author ang kanyang pinagsasabi dito? ang matindi, binasa kaya ng mga editor din itong article na to? or nataon may party sa news room? :)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BV6DWTSUHKJGFANJJ5P3WPPTQM Paul

    luz valdez na ang kanilang career. haha

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