Former Barangay Captain Noel Ayalin of Brgy. Kapitan Ramon in Silay City pleaded guilty to the charge of two counts of attempted homicide at the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) after arraignment yesterday morning at the Hall of Justice (HOJ) in Silay City.
MTCC Judge Eunice Guance immediately read the decision to Ayalin for 3 months "arresto mayor" to maximum of prison correctional with a minimum of 1 year and 6 months imprisonment for each case at the Special Intensive Care Area (SICA) of Bacolod City District Jail.
The complainants were Jeffrey Latorgo, Ayalin’s godson and Joemarie Occeña. Both no longer ask for indemnity against the suspect ,claiming they are already satisfied with the decision.
Ayalin was assisted by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) legal counsel, Atty. Maria Lico, whom the judge sought and assigned to Ayalin.
Meanwhile, Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 69 Judge Felipe Banzon deferred the arraignment of Ayalin to June 9.