RTC denies De Lima
The Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 205 has denied Senator Leila De Lima’s plea to attend her son’s graduation on June 3.
Hence a two-page order, Muntinlupa RTC Judge Amelia Fabros-Corpuz said the Senator “cannot be give a different treatment as that of other prisoners whose liberty is curtailed, pending the final resolution of their criminal cases.”
The Muntinlupa Court concurred with the reasons refered to by the arraignment in their resistance:
her essence in the graduation service isn’t key;
the seriousness of the event will be upset by her quality considering she is an open figure;
the event will be praise in broad daylight;
the danger of flight is ‘high’;
De Lima’s holding dissent rally
Meanwhile allowing her demand would give her the freedoms appreciated by any liberated individual.
Nevertheless her supporters may upset the graduation function by holding a dissent rally.
“In aggregate, charged De Lima’s essence in the said Commencement Exercises will disturb the seriousness of the said event for alternate participants and guardians as well as for her child who will commend the groundbreaking event,” the Court said.
To Diminished Freedom
“The long-establish rule that ‘the law might be unforgiving, however it is the law’ applies in this circumstance where the blamed whose freedoms are diminish, can’t practice acts nor direct exercises of a freeman, despite the fact that the said blame has not been pronounce liable for the wrongdoing charge,” the court said.
The court included that the Senator require not miss her child’s graduation with the coming of innovation where her relatives can record the occasion and show it to her when her family visits her in Camp Crame.