CEBU, Philippines — The man in the viral video blamed for spreading paint blended in with spit during the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday has turned out and made his open statement of regret.
"Sa akong napahiran, kinasingkasing nako sa kadtong duha na mapasaylo ko nila (To in all seriousness, they can forgive me me)," said Jayson John Tapales.
After the Sinulog, a video of man spitting salivation onto his palm with face paint and cleaning them on the essences of revelers who were passing by on Mango Avenue circulated around the web via web-based networking media.
The Danao City government distinguished the man as Jayson John Tapales, and the last showed up before the workplace of Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera.
Tapales said he got a letter from the Danao government on Monday, mentioning for his quality to respond to the inquiries with respect to the episode.
Tapales said he doesn't have the foggiest idea about the uploader of the said video.
"Ang City Government sa Danao, pagkahitabo niabot man ni sa online life, pagkahibalo nila na taga-Danao ila gyud gi-find and wala sila annoy endure, they composed with our office and ila gyud gipaanhi diri," said Garganera.
Garganera said that two complainants who are from Barangay Talamban, Cebu City went to his office on January 21, with their legal advisors and said that they will document a body of evidence against Tapales.
"Gawas sa nihimo siya og open conciliatory sentiment, andam sab siya nga modawat og unsa man ang mga lakang sa mga agrabiyado na party, kadto duha kabuok na gipahiran and simultaneously ang City Government sab," said Garganera.
"So requesting absolution is one, being contrite is one, however to be responsible for your activities and face the outcome of the activity is something else," he included.
Councilor Edmund Lao, administrator of panel on grievances & examination, said that after knowing the episode, they quickly caused in finding Tapales to determine the occurrence.
"The City of Danao dili mi mo-endure og ing-ani nga episode," said Lao.
Danao and the Cebu City Legal Office are planning on what arguments are to record against Tapales.