Defense counsel claims state witness in Olalia-Alay-ay murder case accepted bribes

News Philippines Feb 8, 2013 at 3:55 pm


MANILA – Former Air Force Col. Eduardo ‘Red’ Kapunan, supported by former Mayor Filomeno Maligaya, bribed state witness Medardo Dumlao Baretto to recant in 2009. This was the allegation repeatedly made by Kapunan’s lawyer, Lorna Kapunan, as she cross-questioned the state witness in January 23 and 29 and fumed at his continuing to sit in the witness stand.

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