POLICE CHARGE ACTOR KIT THOMPSON FOR VIOLATING VAWC ACT

POLICE CHARGE ACTOR KIT THOMPSON FOR VIOLATING VAWC ACT

By Arwen Pascua

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has pressed charges against actor Kit Thompson for violation of Section 5 (a) of Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence against Women and Children Act for allegedly abusing his girlfriend, actress Ana Jalandoni.

The incident was reported on the morning of March 18, 2022, inside a hotel room in Tagaytay City.

Thompson was immediately arrested and detained. He underwent inquest proceeding at the Tagaytay City Prosecutors Office.

“We will wait for the decision of the prosecutor based on his appreciation and evaluation of the evidence presented. The PNP has gathered the necessary evidence and witness accounts in the course of its investigation,” PNP Chief General Dionardo Carlos said.

Initial reports revealed that both the victim and suspect checked in at a hotel and had an altercation. Jalandoni alleged that Thompson mauled her resulting in multiple injuries in various parts of her body.(ai/mtvn)

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