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Itigil ang kasal: Legal wife steals scene in husband’s wedding with another woman

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Aug. 13, 19 | 10:47 am

In what could be like a ‘teleserye-like’ scenario, a woman who claims to be the legal wife of a man in Misamis Occidental stopped her husband’s wedding from happening. 

Cleofe Boquia, 41, is now part of a viral video after she shouted the lines ‘itigil ang kasal’. 

“Sabi ko itigil ang kasal ako ang legal wife. Mayroon kaming apat na anak, mayroon akong mga dokumento na patunay na ako ang legal wife,” Boquia said. 

“Gusto ko patayin yung babae. Gusto ko buhusan ng tubig ang kapal ng mukha na ituloy pa ang kasal nila,” Boquia said in an interview with GMA7 magazine program “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho”.

The man identified as ‘Jerry’ married Boquia in 1999. The couple had four children. 

Jerry worked as a seaman while Boquia worked as land consultant. Five  years into their marriage, Boquia noticed her husband’s change in behavior and closeness with some of their female tenants. 

Boquia confronted her husband and he admitted that he wanted another woman over her. They separated after their fight and lost contact for a number of years. 

In 2017, Boquia heard that her husband is set to marry another woman and she opposed it because they are still ‘legally married’. 

“Sabi ng anak ko mama ikakasal si papa hindi mo ba siya pipigilan?’ she said. 

Boquia went to the church and presented her marriage documents. The priest told her to go on the wedding day and announced her rejection. 

On wedding day, Boquia said the famous line ‘itigil ang kasal’. 

Boquia filed a complaint against her husband and charged him for violence against women. 

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