61-year-old woman found with 3 bullets in Naia released | Inquirer News
Close  

61-year-old woman found with 3 bullets in Naia released

/ 04:14 PM November 19, 2015

A 61-year old woman was ordered released by government prosecutor as it dismissed the criminal case after she was found in a possession of three bullets.

Lilly Chung, a Caticlan-bound passenger was placed under custody for possession of three bullet last Tuesday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda-Acosta said Chung was released for the same reason cited in the previous cases –lack of criminal intent to possess ammunition.

“She was carrying the bullets as amulets she got from a Buddhist monk,” Acosta explained.

FEATURED STORIES

The Prosecutor on duty at the airport ordered Chung’s release after inquest proceedings due to authorities’ failure to prove malevolent intent to possess and use the bullet for a criminal purpose.

The Public Attorney’s Office has so far helped 28 individuals caught with bullets at the airport. Complaints against 17 of the agency’s clients have been dismissed for lack of intent to possess the bullet and use it for malevolent purposes.

Public Attorney’s Office has pending motion to dismiss with the prosecutor’s office for the 11 others.

RELATED STORIES
‘Tanim-bala’ victim rehired by HK employer

Naia syndicate confirmed

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: ‘laglag-bala’, amulet, Buddhist, bullets, NAIA, Persida Rueda-Acosta
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.