TULFO brothers faces suspension from TV5; temporarily replaced from their show T3

TULFO brothers faces suspension from TV5; temporarily replaced from their show T3

Manila : Philippines | May 09, 2012 at 11:29 PM PDT
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Tulfo Brothers on Mon Tulfo Raymart Santiago Fight

The fist fight incident happened between Mon Tulfo and Raymart Santiago in Terminal 3 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport has gone too far. As both parties filed charges and asking the witness to share their story to clear up the issue too soon.

Like any siblings the Tulfo brothers namely Erwin, Ben and Raffy came into the rescue for their older brother Mon against the showbiz couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barreto. The brothers in their television show T3 on TV5 make an statement to actor Raymart Santiago that considers to be threat to the couple. Due to the statement the showbiz couple even hires bodyguard for their protection. The Tulfo brothers are known for being more hands-on to their to investigative show that have no fears on whatever people the will encounter. Due to this they received negative critics that they shouldn't do the threat especially on the national television for it is appropriate and unrespect. Mon Tulfo ask an apology on May 8 for what they have done. He added that they just carried away to what had happened to their brother Mon.

The broadcast network TV5 decides to suspend the Tulfo brothers on their show T3 as the necessary actions. They are now replaced by Martin Andanar, Atty. Mel Sta. Maria and older brother Mon Tulfo.

According to TV 5, “While we understand the emotions at play during the broadcast, News5 does not and will never condone such behavior. It was not only uncalled for but also runs counter to the established Code of Ethics that we all strictly adhere to. We are taking necessary actions to deal with this lapse in judgment on the part of the Tulfo brothers and assure the public that we remain committed to objective and impartial journalism.”

The MTRCB has earlier announced that it has found “probable cause” to charge the television program for violation of Section 3(c), P.D. 1986 “for airing scenes and utterances that are indecent and contrary to law, or with a dangerous tendency to encourage the commission of violence, or of a wrong or crime.” T3 could facesuspension or cancellation.

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shiela marie martinez is based in Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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