WHO IS THE OFFENDED PARTY?
> Person actually injured or whose feeling is offended
> One to whom the offender is also civilly liable under Article 100 of the RPC
IF THE OFFENDED PARTY DIES BEFORE HE IS ABLE TO FILE A COMPLAINT, CAN HIS HEIRS FILE IT IN HIS BEHALF?
> No, the right to file a criminal action is personal and abates upon the death of the offended party. It is not transmissible to his heirs.
> This pertains to private crimes, compared to public crimes