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Republic of the Philippines

REGIONAL TRIAL COURT


9th Judicial Region
Branch 12
Zamboanga City

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES,


Plaintiff,

CRIM.CASE NO.14344890811
For:

-VersusVIOLATION OF ART.353 OF THE


REVISED PENAL CODE OF THE PHIL.
SWIT M. MENDEZ
Accused.
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JUDICIAL AFFIDAVIT OF WITNESS
MARY- ANN R. DEITA
PRELIMINARY STATEMENT
This affidavit is given by Mary-Ann R.Deita, of legal age, single,Filipino and with official address
Dona Felisa Subdivision, Mercedes, Zamboanga City. The witness understands English and Tagalog.
This is taken and conducted by Atty. Sonny Joe Amponin his office at Brgy. Mercedes,Zamboanga City,
on November 10,2015.
The witness answers the following questions asked, and he is fully conscious that he does so
under oath and that he may face criminal liability for false testimony of perjury:
Question (Q) No.1: Please raise your right hand and answer. Do you swear to tell the truth and
nothing but the truth?
Q2: Please state your name, age and address.
A2: I am Mary-Ann R. Deita, of legal age, single and with residence at Dona Felisa Subdivision,
Mercedes, Zamboanga City. I am employed at Public Safety Mutual Benefit Fund Inc with the position of
Regional Officer-9.
Q3: How long have you been living at Dona Felisa Subdivision?
A3: I have been living for 3 years already.
Q4: As a resident of Dona Felisa Subdivision have you known a certain Swit S. Mendez?
A4: Yes Sir, because she lives next to my house at Dona Felisa Subdivision.
Q5: As a resident of Dona Felisa Subdivision have you also known a certain Maria G. Juana?
A5: Yes Sir, because she lives across my house at Dona Felisa Subdivision.
Q6: On November 1, 2015 at 3o clock in the afternoon, can you tell me your whereabouts?
A6: Yes Sir, on November 1,2015 at 3o clock in the afternoon I was outside of my house, to get
some fresh air.
Q7: Can you tell me what had transpired during that hour?
A7: I was outside of my house during that our when suddenly my neighbor Swit S. Mendez, who
lives next to my house went outside of her house and across to the house of Maria G. Juana and knocked
the gate. However, since no one answered, I heard her shout: Maria G. Juana! Get out of your house and
lets talk! I know you are inside of your house! Get out and face me! I know who you really are! You are a
sex maniac! A drug addict! And the mistress of my husband! Get out! Get out!
Q8: After that what happened next?
A8: I was taken aback when I heard Mrs. Swit Mendez. Then I saw the passersby and our other
neighbors went out of their houses too, curious of what the commotion is all about. But Swit mendez,
Didnt cared at all and started to shout again: Maria G. Juan, get out of your house! Talk to me if you dont
me to reveal your secrets in front of our neighbors!
Q9: So did Maria G. Juana face Swit Mendez?
A10: No sir. Thus, Swit Mendez became even more furious.
Q10: Being furious, what did Swit Mendez do?
A10: Being so infuriated, Swit Mendez faced the crowd and shouted: Neighbors! Hear me! I want
you all to know that the woman living inside that house! (pointing at the house of Maria G. Juana) This
Maria G. Juana is no saint as she portrays! She is a sex maniac, who had sex with countless of men in
our subdivision! She is also a drug addict and currently the new mistress of my husband! This woman
should be burn alive! A disgrace to the society! She is evil! Evil! Evil!

Q11: After shouting in front of the crowd what happened next?


A11: After that 2 Brgy. Tanod came to Mrs. Swit Mendez and asked her to go with them to the
Brgy. Hall. Then the gate opened and I saw Maria G. Juana came out crying and thanking the Brgy. Tanod
for the quick response on her call and went back inside the house again.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature this 10 th day of November 2015, at
Zamboanga City, Philippines.
MARY-ANN R. DEITA
Affiant
SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 10 th of November 2015, at Zamboanga City,
Philippines.
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SWORN ATTESTATION OF THE LAWYER


I, Atty. SONNY JOE AMPONIN, of legal age, married, Filipino and with Office address at Brgy.
Mercedes, Zamboanga City, after having been sworn to in accordance with law, do hereby depose and
state:
That I am the lawyer who conducted the examination of the above witness, that I faithfully
recorded the questions asked and the corresponding answers that the witness gave and neither I nor any
person then present or assisting the witness regarding the latters answers.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature this 10 th day of November 2015,
Zamboanga City, Philippines.

ATTY. SONNY JOE AMPONIN


Lawyer/Affiant

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 10 th of November 2015 at Zamboanga City


Philippines.
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