- A decision was finally issued regarding the complaint of Kris Aquino against Nicko Falcis
- The Makati City Prosecutor’s Office decided to dismiss the grievance
- Lack of evidence was the main reason why it got dismissed
The prosecutor of Makati City has decided to dismiss the complaint of actress Kris Aquino against her former business partner Nicko Falcis.
KAMI learned that the “Queen of All Media” accused the said businessman of using the money in her company’s credit card without her authorization.
Kris alleged that Nicko had 13 transactions in Makati using the card of Kris Cojuangco Aquino Productions (KCAP) and they amounted to P404,794.34.
This was the reason why Kris filed a qualified theft complaint versus Nicko but the Makati Prosecutor’s Office found “insufficient evidence” on the grievance.
Here are some excerpts from the decision of the City Prosecutor’s Office:
"After a careful examination of the records of the case, this Office is inclined to dismiss the complaints as there is no sufficient evidence to engender a well-founded belief that Falcis committed the crimes charged.
"Aquino asserts that by using the KCAP card to purchase the goods and services for his personal benefit, in violation of the trust that she has given, Falcis committed the crime of qualified theft.
“The office begs to disagree.
“At the onset, it is important to note that no evidence was presented with regard to any agreement between Aquino and Falcis as regards the use of the subject credit card.
“Accordingly, the basic rules is that mere allegation is not evidence and is not equivalent to proof.
“The complainant cannot rely on mere conjectures and suppositions.
"If the complainant fails to substantiate her allegations, her complaint must be dismissed for lack of merit.”
"WHEREFORE, premises considered, the complaints for qualified theft under art. 310 of THE REVISED PENAL CODE and violation of REPUBLIC ACT 8484 against Nicanor M. Falcis II are respectfully recommended to be dismissed, as upon approval, are hereby dismissed for lack of probable cause.”
Although Kris also filed complaints in 6 other cities in Metro Manila, she has yet to issue a statement regarding the decision of Makati Prosecutor’s Office.
In a previous article by KAMI, the producer of “Trip Ni Kris” in GMA-7 aired strong words against Kris over her allegations almost two years ago.
Kris Aquino is a Filipina actress, host, and businesswoman who was born on February 14, 1971. She already starred in many horror movies including “Feng Sui,” “Sukob,” and “Segunda Mano.”
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