MANILA HOSTAGE CRISIS: FROM ACCUSATION TO PROVOCATION.


Source: http://jimayson.wordpress.com/2008/05/17/crooked-manila-cops-get-served-by-viral-e-mail/

I do not want to take sides since I have no solid facts to have a good judgment on the issues. All I have right now are questions and more questions as to the truth behind the recent tragedy that our country got into. Is this a case of false accusation leading to a tragedy? I don’t know. Anyway, I want to relate a short story.

I know someone who has been falsely accused with his career and life almost being put to risk. He was faced with a rape allegation when he did not marry a long-time girlfriend whom he impregnated and later got a child with. The case was really weird but perhaps after reading it, you would know that not all complaints are real.

The girlfriend filed a case out of desperation after realizing that she has been taken advantaged of. She denied in her statement that she and the boyfriend had a relationship and that in one instance, the boyfriend visited her and fed her with a meal stuffed with a sleeping drug. She then woke up raped and abused.

She did not even mention how long they have been going out together as couples and that even during her pregnancy, the boyfriend stood besides her and took her to all the medical checkups. Both their families even gathered to celebrate the child’s baptism. Overall, except for not having a wedding, all seem well.

The case has been filed when the boyfriend did not approve the proposal to enter into marriage or a “shotgun” marriage so to speak. With this, the girlfriend thought of getting even by resorting to false accusations and putting the name of the father of her child to disgrace and possible life sentence since rape is a heinous crime.

The boyfriend provided all the emails for all the years they have been together to prove their relationship. He has collated photos and documents to show how the girlfriend wanted to get pregnant in the first place. She even spent holidays in her boyfriend’s home province so why would she be drugged to be raped?

Fortunately, the case did not even reached the court and it was dismissed by the fiscal’s office due to lack of probable cause. It is really indeed unjust to execute lies under oath just to get even. She should have been filed libel, defamation or perjury case if only she has not mothered a child to his boyfriend.

With this story, it is clear to us how easy it can be to indeed destroy someone’s life by false accusations aimed to pin down a person. Perhaps, former Congressman Jalosjos is innocent or even former President Estrada! Now, I get to wonder what really happened between Christian Kalaw and Captain Rolando Mendoza?

A young man from a well-off family was accused of drug possession by policemen. He did not want to undergo drug test because he alleged that the policemen forced him to swallow shabu so he could be tested positive of drugs in case he would not agree on giving in to the extortion attempts. He did not attend hearings afterwards.

Now, it makes me wonder how a top policeman with barely two years to spend before retirement would resort to extortion only to get P4,000 as his share if indeed that P20,000 was to be split with his 4 other colleagues. I wonder why Christian Kalaw did not even attend the court hearing but resorted to chain email instead?

Why would he destroy his good reputation filled with medal of honors for having been a good policeman for more than 30 years when his 3 kids are already working – one is a seaman, another is a police officer and another one as an employee who even graduated from a respectable school.

With a simple lifestyle and a small decent house with no other expensive furniture other than his medals and awards, will P4000 be enough for him to sacrifice one’s good reputation and retirement? Would you not resort to drastic measures to prove your innocence especially when you are too low to be noticed? I wonder.

So who is Christian Kalaw? Let see what GOOGLE has to say!

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