MANILA, Philippines — Respondents in the death of a feminine flight attendant throughout a New Year’s Party have hoped for an early resolution of the case, as they insisted that they’re harmless.
According to lawyer Mike Santiago, the counsel of 5 of the lads who have been with Christine Dacera earlier than she died in a Makati resort, they’ve filed counter-affidavits and memorandum earlier than the Office of the City Prosecutor in Makati City on Wednesday, which is conducting a preliminary investigation of the case.
But the household of Dacera, who filed complaints in opposition to the 5 and different respondents, has requested that they file their very own reply-affidavit. They have been allowed to submit it on February 11.
Santiago stated that afterward, they’d not file rejoinders after the complainants file their reply. Instead, they hope that the criticism could be up for resolution because the proof clearly pointed that Dacera died of pure causes.
“So inaasahan natin na sana, pagkatapos no’ng February 11, submitted na for resolution itong kaso na ‘to kasi maliwanag naman ‘yong findings ng ating PNP-Crime Laboratory as to the cause of death,” Santiago instructed reporters.
(So we expect that after February 11, the case is already submitted for resolution as a result of it’s clear primarily based on the findings of the PNP-Crime Laboratory as to the trigger of Dacera’s death.)
“Hindi na (mag-file ng rejoinder) kasi as far as we are concerned, sa mga clients namin, naniniwala naman kami na sapat na ‘yong mga pleadings na i-sinubmit namin […] sa mga kliyente namin nag-file na kami ng memorandum, so I think that will suffice,” he added.
(We are not going to file a rejoinder as a result of, so far as we’re involved, for our purchasers, we consider that the pleadings and memorandum we submitted are sufficient, so I feel that may suffice.)
Dacera was initially regarded as a rape-slay sufferer after being discovered unconscious at a Makati resort after partying with male buddies. She was rushed to a close-by hospital however was declared useless on arrival.
But Dacera’s buddies — additionally the respondents — have maintained that they can’t do such issues to their good friend, particularly that they’re members of the homosexual group. They additionally banked on two medico-legal reviews which said that Dacera died of aortic aneurysm and never as a result of of rape or unlawful medicine.
Despite the emergence of these reviews, Dacera’s mom Sharon Dacera nonetheless believes that foul play occurred in her daughter’s death.
READ: Mother nonetheless suspects foul play in Christine Dacera’s death
Santiago stated that they’re holding on to those reviews as proof that his purchasers are harmless.
“Pinanghahawakan namin ‘yong medico-legal report […] at meron pa silang binabanggit na ‘yong toxicology report na hindi pa available kasi nasa UP laboratory pa. So binigyan sila ng huling pagkakataon na i-submit ito sa susunod na linggo, sa February 11,” he defined.
(We are holding on to the medico-legal report, and different reviews that they talked about, like a toxicology report, which remains to be pending with the UP laboratory. So they got a final probability to submit it by subsequent week, on February 11.)
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