The Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) has requested the avoidance of 64 enrolled voters of Barangay Kamagayan in Cebu City.
Judge Monalila Tecson of Branch 1 has coordinated the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to avoid these people from the rundown of voters of Barangay Kamagayan for their inability to show up under the watchful eye of the court and to illustrate proof to refute the claims against them.
Legal advisor Amando Virgil Ligutan, one of the lawful insight of Enriquita Crispe, Anita Telen and Gina Umbao, said there were eight cases doled out before the sala of Tecson.
Out of eight cases, 64 people were barred originating from various casting a ballot areas.
In one out of eight cases chosen by Tecson, she requested the rejection of 12 people from voter's rundown of region No. 0383B of Barangay Kamagayan.
"After cautious assessment and applying the aforequoted laws and law on the issue, the court finds for the prohibition of the 12 private respondents in the above-entitled request, either for their inability to show up in Court and additionally for inability to illustrate proof for their benefit," read the choice.
Crispe and two others affirmed that these 12 people, who were previous Kamagayan occupants, are as of now enlisted as voters of Precinct No. 0383B. Their private houses in Kamagayan were crushed in 2003.
"… private respondents are not inhabitants of Barangay Kamagayan, Cebu City where they are at present enlisted as voters; the private respondents are as of now occupants of Purok 6, Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City for over 10 years as of now," candidates affirmed.
Solicitors said private respondents were exchanged to the migration site of the Cebu City government in Mandaue City with Lot No. 1724-B.
After introduction of proof, Tecson ruled to prohibit the 12 private respondents incorporating those as of now rendered in default and were pronounced barred from the rundown of voters, and those private respondents who showed up amid the conference yet neglected to cite proof to oppose the claims against them.
"Without a doubt, the Right to Suffrage is a fundamental established right looked to be protected consistently structure any endeavors to encroach on it or keep its activity and to be shielded from those whose venture is to control the statement of the sovereign will of the electorate by making a joke of the whole appointive procedure in exchanging voters starting with one spot then onto the next, and evading the prerequisites under our Constitution and the law on race," the choice read.
To be qualified as voter, the law gives that each native of the Philippines, not generally precluded by law, something like 18 years old, who will have dwelled for one year in the city or region where he proposes to vote in favor of no less than a half year quickly going before the decision, might be enrolled as voter.
Legal counselor Floreane Sacares, co-advice of Ligutan, said according to choice of Tecson, the Comelec is commanded to bar these 64 people from the voter's rundown.
"Along these lines, they can never again vote in Cebu City," said Sacares