Woman sued for bigamy

A 41-YEAR-old woman is facing charges before the Regional Trial Court (RTC) for marrying another man despite being married to two other men.

The City Prosecution Office (CPO) charged Jessica D. Enriquez with bigamy based on the affidavit-complaint of Vicente Abanto, 83, of Quezon Boulevard.

Abanto, in his affidavit, said their marriage on December 29, 2010 was solemnized by a priest of Iglesia Filipina Independiente, but Enriquez refused to live with him in his house for reasons he does not know.

He added that the accused would always demand for financial support.

Abanto, who is a pensioner, added that he was detained twice due to various allegations made by Enriquez.

In September 2011, he found out that Enriquez was married to two other men through a certification sent by the National Statistics Office Manila Office of the Civil Registrar General.

The certification was signed by Carmelita Ericta, NSO administrative and civil registrar general, thus the filing case.

The respondent failed to submit her counter-affidavit.

Prosecutor Jose P. Garcia Jr. found probable cause to charge the respondent.

The CPO elevated the case to the Regional Trial Court-Office of the Clerk of Court Wednesday morning.

Garcia recommended a P20,000 bail for Enriquez. (Arianne Caryl N. Casas)

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Simbang lakad to Lolo Uweng VERA Files - The Inbox
    Simbang lakad to Lolo Uweng

    By April Anne Benjamin, VERA Files San Pedro, LAGUNA – For 14 Maundy Thursdays now, Inding Amoranto has prayed the rosary while walking the eight-kilometer distance from her house to the Shrine of Jesus in the Holy Sepulcher in the … Continue reading → …

  • Batangas women bear ‘the cross’ to save loved ones VERA Files - The Inbox
    Batangas women bear ‘the cross’ to save loved ones

    Text and photos by Jane Dasal, VERA Files Nasugbu, Batangas—At the break of dawn on Good Friday, Celilia Zafra donned a black dress and shrouded her face with a black cloth. Then she walked to a place called “putol na … Continue reading → …

  • Chronicling the komedya in Antique VERA Files - The Inbox
    Chronicling the komedya in Antique

    By Alex C. Delos Santos, VERA Files The first time Cecile Locsin-Nava, a scholar on cultural studies in Western Visayas, came to Antique around ten years ago was to gather data for a research on the korido, or Philippine narrative … Continue reading → …

POLL
Loading...
Poll Choice Options