Archive for October 19, 2011

Board member files libel raps vs newspaper columnist, others


Libel case respondent Mortz Ortigoza. He is one of the three staff of Northern Watch Newspaper who was sued by Board Member Alfie Bince

Libel case complainant Board Member (BM) Alfonso Bince (left) in a huddle with BM Danny Uy who was quoted by Northern Watch Newspaper to have said that most of the members of the Provincial Board were recipient of the P40 thousand payola from the illegal number game jueteng.


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 18 — A provincial Board Member of Pangasinan has filed a case of libel against a newspaper columnist who wrote an item allegedly insinuating that members of the legislative body are receiving P40,000 each as monthly payola from operators of the illegal numbers game “jueteng”.
After weeks of contemplating on whether to pursue the case, Sixth District Provincial Board Member Alfonso Bince Jr. finally made up his mind to file the suit against Mortz Ortigoza, columnist of the weekly newspaper “Northern Watch”.
Invoking Article 353 of the Revised Penal Code in filing the case, Bince included as among the respondents Yolanda Sotelo, publisher; Brando Cortez, editor; and one John Doe, proprietor of the newspaper.
The case stemmed from the July 24, 2011 issue of the paper in which Ortigoza wrote in his column entitled “Perspective” that most provincial board members were receiving P40,000 monthly payola from jueteng, quoting another Provincial Board Member, Danilo Uy, of the fifth district of Pangasinan.
He insinuated in his column that some board members were adamant in welcoming the Loterya ng Bayan (LnB) as they were allegedly receiving P40,000 monthly payola from jueteng.
Uy, who Ortigoza said was the source of his claim, flatly denied the statement, stressing that he never said those words attributed to him by the columnist. (PNA)

Pigaran managpalapag ya kinasuan, akataryan arapen so kaso da

DAGUPAN CITY – Akataryan arapen na saray managpalapag so kason insegep ed sikara nen 6th district board member Alfonso Bince.

Onong ed kolumnistan si Mortz Ortigoza, kolumnista Northern Watch, na isang Weekly newspaper, pankelawan da no akin angisegep na kaso si Bince amta agmet abetla so ngaran to tan anggapoy direktan akusasyon kontrad sikato ya mangaawat na jueteng payola.

Imporek nen Ortigoza ya aliwan sikato so nepeg ya idemenda nen Bince no andi et say source.

Ipapasen tonyan harassment ed saray media practioner ta nanlanor nira na arum ya too.

Diad sayan inkagawa, lalo konon mangitutulak ed saray totoo piyan manisia ran angawat ya talaga na jueteng payola iray atatagey ya opisyal.

No nanonotan, pormal ya insegepan na kason libelo si Ortigoza tan arum nin managpalapag lapud say managderal ya artikulo ton mangibabagan angawat na P40,000 ya jueteng payola iray bokal diad luyag ya imb uri met na saray board member(Bombo Radyo – Dagupan)

October 19, 2011 at 11:05 am 2 comments


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