Leaflet distributor charged with libel


A woman arrested for distributing leaflets with defamatory remarks attacking Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has been charged with libel, along with her and her live-in partner who remains at large last February 20.

Security officers in Doña Anastacia Avenue, Victoria Homes, Tunasan confronted Gemma Aquino and Raul Aquino, along with three minors on February 20 while they were distributing the libelous flyers.

Members of the city’s Public Order and Safety Office apprehended the suspects and retrieved 180 leaflets containing derogatory information about Fresnedi.

Gemma is detained at the Muntinlupa Police Precinct. The minors were brought to the Social Development Center.

The suspects were charged at the Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities encouraged civilians to report to the police or public order officers people disseminating malicious information against any individual or organization.


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