Lawyers Atty. Maria Luz Arzaga-Mendoza and Atty. Leo Mendoza of Mendoza-Arzaga-Mendoza Law Office will be helping the Philippine Swimming League (PSL) in its legal battle against Darren Evangelista, President of Evangelista Aquatic Sports Management and Langoy Pilipinas.
The Mendozas along with Atty. Jonathan De Guzman will be the legal counsel of PSL Secretariat Head Guia Llaguno, who filed criminal charges against Evangelista and Wilfredo Neri, the Sports Development officer of the province of Aklan.
Both accused were charged of Criminal Case no. 11864 for Violation of Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code as amended and Criminal Case no. 11865.
Atty. Maria Luz was a former national swimmer in 1970 Asian Games and was part of the relay team that won bronze medal during that time. She was also a former national record holder in the 100-meter and 200m backstroke events.
Evangelista and Neri were issued Warrant of Arrest and ordered release on bail for their temporary liberty by judges Elmo Del Rosario, Jemena Abllar Arbis and Domingo Casiple, Jr.
The arraignment is scheduled on March 12 at the Regional Trial Court, VI Judicial Region of Kalibo, Aklan.